Ditikeni shares increased in value one hundred-fold

Posted on Jul 1, 2022 in News

“Stewardship” is defined in the dictionary as “the careful and responsible management of something entrusted to one’s care”. We asked some of our Board members to reflect on this definition and to explain how it was part of the work that Ditikeni did this year. Their answers are published in our Annual Report, which you […]

Ditikeni and ‘Stewardship’

Posted on Jun 29, 2022 in News

Our latest annual report has just been completed. The report looks at our progress over the past 12 months, and how we have grown over the 23 years since the foundation of Ditikeni. It also explains why we chose ‘stewardship’ – the act of attentively managing something that has been entrusted to your care – […]

Annual Report Artist: Bruce Bowale

Posted on Jun 15, 2022 in News

Ditikeni is again profiling the best and the brightest of South African art this year. Every annual report we publish features artwork that shows the rich talent our country holds and this year we chose the work of Bruce Bowale. This Limpopo-born artist grew up in Pretoria. We sat down with him to ask a […]

Hands Off Our Grants

Posted on Jun 13, 2022 in News

Our shareholders campaign for the rights of poor and destitute people across our country. One such campaign is access to our social security system, which has been an issue driven by Black Sash. They published “Hands Off our Grants” recently which documents their efforts to support beneficiaries in reclaiming their constitutional right to social security. […]

Meet our shareholders: The Development Action Group

Posted on May 30, 2022 in News

The Development Action Group is one of our shareholders. They support communities to strengthen community organizing; enabling affordable housing, land and tenure security; resist evictions; and shape urban development policies. You can learn more about their mission and vision by visiting their website at this link.

Lowering of the SRD grants qualification threshold

Posted on May 9, 2022 in News

Ditikeni shareholders continue to advocate for the rights of poor and disadvantaged people across the country. One such organization is The Black Sash, who has expressed its unhappiness with plans to lower the qualification threshold for the R350 Social Relief of Distress (SRD) grant.  

Meet our shareholders: Social Change Assistance Trust

Posted on Apr 26, 2022 in News

We take pride in introducing you to another of our shareholder organizations. The Social Change Assistance Trust (“SCAT”) provides financial support, fieldwork and capacity building to organizations who are located mostly in rural communities. SCAT categorizes its partners according to their developmental stages and it is on this basis that they determine the level of […]

Nonceba Family Counselling Centre

Posted on Apr 7, 2022 in News

Nonceba Family Counselling Centre is an oasis of hope in the centre of a huge township called Khayelitsha, just outside Cape Town. This Ditikeni shareholder aims to help children who have been sexually abused. But as the team explain on their website, you can’t help children without helping the family. You can visit this website […]

R10m distribution to Ditikeni beneficiaries

Posted on Apr 1, 2022 in News

The board of Directors of Ditikeni declared a distribution to beneficiaries amounting to R10 million, when it met in February. This was paid by the end of February to our 14 beneficiaries. The ordinary distribution was R1.56 per unit, and the special distribution was R2.00 per unit, for a total of R3.56 per unit. Ditikeni […]

Successful first Board Meeting for Ana-Digi Systems since Ditikeni acquisition

Posted on Mar 15, 2022 in News, Press Releases

Automation specialists Ana-Digi Systems has recently held its first board meeting since the announcement that the company was acquired by broad based BEE investor Ditikeni Investment Company. The deal was announced at the end of 2021. “The decision to proceed with the acquisition was done with continuity in mind. Bringing Ditikeni in as a strong […]