Mapula Maupye was born in Seshego and partly raised in gaMatlala - Limpopo Province, and is a mother of one (son).
Mapula is passionate about women development, and had been involved in different community development within the civil society organisations for almost two decades. Amongst others advocating for no to gender based violence, consumer rights and women empowerment in agriculture, construction and or built environment.
Mapula is presently undergoing a Women Empowerment Program, offered by University of Pretoria – Gordon Institute of Women Development, an initiative of the National Home Builder’s Registration Council (NHBRC).
She was previously employed as an office manager at SABC - Limpopo,for the Provincial General Manager’s office, and served different Civil Society Organisations on Managerial and or for legal advisory.
Mapula is the founder and Managing Director of Hlanhlane Developers. Hlanhlane Developers’ core business is in general building and civil construction, maintenance, renovations with clientele private and public sector. She is also a director in different companies in agriculture, construction and supply.