Old Mutual’s Masisizane Fund

Old Mutual’s Masisizane Fund


Telephone: 0860 50 60 70
Physical Address:
93 Grayston Drive, Cnr of West Road South Sandton, 2146

Website: www.oldmutual.co.za

Company profile

Old Mutual is the largest and most well-established financial services provider in Southern Africa. The funds are a private/public sector joint partnership between Old Mutual and the Umsobomvu Youth Fund – an initiative of the National Government, with the aim to make create opportunities to the historically disadvantaged women and youth in South Africa. Old Mutual’s Masisizane Fund and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) have created an initiative for the development of women-owned and youth enterprises. A key element of Old Mutual’s strategy is a commitment to playing a leading role in the economic transformation of South Africa.

Fund Overview

Masisizane’s mission is to be a leading development finance institution in South Africa that contributes visibly to economic transformation by enabling sustainable development of a large number of SMMEs, facilitating job creation, increased financial and business skills that in turn translates into significant social benefits to communities in the form of wealth creation, sustainable home-building, access to education, and re-investment into the economy.

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