South Africa's leading social investment
fund manager and advisor
22 years' experience in designing and implimenting high-impact social investment solutions
To achieve impact, a social investor needs to understand the context in which they are investing and be clear on the strategy that will enable change.
Social investment is only successful if it is based on a foundation of good governance, which promotes transparency and compliance.
The effective management and disbursement of social investment funds is critical to achieving impact.
The measurement of impact is central to enforcing accountability and plays an important role in tracking progress of investments and interventions against a set target.
Meet some of the key players on the Tshikululu team as they unpack what Tshikululu is all about, our values, and why we do what we do.
Tshikululu is South Africa’s leading social investment fund manager and advisor. Find out more here about how Tshikululu assists clients to achieve sustainable social impact.
Tshikululu is South Africa’s leading social investment fund manager and advisor, working alongside investors and other development partners to achieve sustainable social impact.
We define social investment as any financial commitment – from grant making to impact investing – that seeks to drive and measure social impact.
Our service offering is holistic and unique, offering end-to-end fund management and advisory services underpinned by a deep and hands-on understanding of the complexities of development and social investment.
As agents of social change, we partner with our many clients throughout South Africa to realise their social investment goals. Over the past two decades we have operated in every province in the country, covering urban and rural areas, and collaborated with social investors in various sectors including mining, financial services, renewable energy, property development, banking, insurance, healthcare and logistics.
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Social Investment specialist unpacks migration of Early Childhood Development to the Department of Basic Education As the responsibility for early childhood development shifts from the Department of Social Development (DSD) to the Department of Basic Education (DBE), concerns have been raised about the state of preparedness of both departments. With the migration kicking off on […]
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