Thuto Empowerment (Pty) Ltd


The Trust is further supported and sustained by the return on the investments made by Thuto Empowerment (Pty) Ltd, through which funds are prudently invested in high-yielding investments, accountably managed, with all income generated being distributed between bursaries, scholarships and student support.

Thuto Empowerment (Pty) Ltd is an investment holding company wholly owned by Thuto Trust.

The primary purpose of Thuto Empowerment (Pty) Ltd is to generate annuity income for the Trust for disbursement as bursaries, whilst ensuring the long-term sustainability of the Thuto Trust. The Directors of Thuto Empowerment manage the Trust Funds through ongoing risk mitigation, and diversifi cation.

Thuto Empowerment (Pty) Ltd drives a diversification strategy through meaningful investment in innovative and growing businesses that are committed to economic transformation.

Thuto Empowerment (Pty) Ltd ensures fund sustainability through two forms of investments:

  • Capital Investment
  • Investment Portfolio Management

Capital Investments

  1. Two primary ways that Thuto Empowerment (Pty) Ltd acquires investment capital: Acquiring shares in strategic companies as a Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment partner. The Trustees constantly seek additional B-BBEE investment opportunities to add to their investment portfolio.

  2. Thuto Empowerment (Pty) Ltd seeks contributions, pledges and endowments from donors looking to invest in education, who understand the transformative power of empowering young people with education.

Investment Portfolio Management

We are a B-BBEE partner and investor in various listed blue chip organisations. Our investment portfolio currently includes TransUnion Credit Bureau, Cambridge University Press South Africa, Rouvierre General Brands, Sasol and Vodacom, as well as investment in money market instruments.

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