The Hotazel Manganese Mine Education Trust (HMMET) exists to uplift historically disadvantaged persons from Joe Morolong Local Municipality (formerly Moshwaneng Municipality) and the broader JTG District of the Northern Cape. The Trust invests in the development of education in the target communities, with the vision of opening up diverse learning opportunities for individuals and communities, to enhance their chances of success in finding work, starting and sustaining businesses, improving the quality of their lives, and progressing into other post-school institutions.