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DESIGNING
for Impact

Effective social investment starts with developing a deep understanding of the context in which a social investor intends to achieve impact. Through such understanding, meaningful strategic decisions can be made by a social investor, establishing the foundation for maximise impact in the long-term.

DESIGNING FOR IMPACT-01

Baseline assessment

We work with our clients to establish a critical reference point for analysing and comparing changes and impact before and after programme intervention.

COMMUNITY ASSESSMENTS

We assist our clients to understand community priorities in order to inform the design and implementation of impactful and context specific community development strategies.

SOCIAL INVESTMENT STRATEGY

We design customised social investment strategies to maximise impact for a variety of vehicles, ranging from PBO Trusts to finance-first impact funds that are seeking a social and financial return. Every strategy we recommend is grounded in sound research and our on the ground experience

RESEARCH

We provide our clients with bespoke research in order to support their social investment activities. Our specialists have expertise that cover the full range of socio-economic development issues, aswell as specific research related to social investment management, governance, and measurement.

GOVERNING FOR IMPACT

Social investment can only be truly impactful if it is based on a foundation of good governance that promotes ethical leadership, transparency, compliance and effective management of risk.

FINANCIAL DUE DILIGENCE

Social investment can only be truly impactful if it is based on a foundation of good governance that promotes ethical leadership, transparency, compliance and effective management of risk.

GOVERNANCE DUE DILIGENCE

We provide our clients with governance due diligence services, to help identify critical governance and compliance gaps to ensure that social investment vehicles meet the relevant good governance standards.

GOVERNANCE (PBO TRUSTS)

With over 23 years’ experience in managing Trusts registered as Public Benefit Organisations (PBO), We are a leader in understanding and delivering on compliance requirements in relation to legislation governing the management of such Trusts.

Contact us

Dipalesa Mpye

Dipalesa Mpye
Head of Social Impact
DMpye@tshikululu.org.za
011 544 0300

Graeme-Wilkinson-web

Graeme Wilkinson
Social Investment Specialist
GWilkinson@tshikululu.org.za
011 544 0300