Witzenberg Rural Development Centre

Posted on Nov 24, 2021 in News

Our shareholder the Social Change Assistance Trust supports local development agencies across the country. These agencies do important work, in communities that are in desperate need of help. One of these agencies is the Witzenberg Rural Development Centre in the Western Cape. Established in 2013, the Centre has a strong focus on gender equality, early […]

Supporting artists and showcasing their work

Posted on Nov 17, 2021 in News

Our annual reports not only provide us with an opportunity to report on our financial position. It gives us the chance to promote the incredibly exciting and talented young and upcoming artists in South and Southern Africa, and to introduce you to their work. Our 2021 annual report used the artwork of the Omba Arts […]

Early Childhood Development: An Investment in Our Future

Posted on Nov 11, 2021 in News

Meeting the social and educational needs of South Africa’s youngest and most vulnerable children is fundamental to economic prosperity, political stability, the advancement of democracy and nation-building. Eric Atmore from the Centre for Early Childhood Development (one of our shareholders) spoke to Bronwyn Williams about this, in this recent interview.

Meet our investment partners – Brimstone Investment Corp Limited

Posted on Oct 25, 2021 in News

“A positive commercial and social impact on all our stakeholders.” This is what Brimstone Executive Chairman Fred Robertson describes as the goal that the company (one of our investment partners) has set itself. You can find out more about this listed investment company by visiting their website at this link. While Brimstone has stood the […]

Meet our investment partners – Adept Advisory

Posted on Oct 20, 2021 in News

We take the opportunity today to introduce you to one of our investment partners. Ditikeni holds a 25% share in Adept Advisory, a global leader in professional resourcing and project-based workforce solutions. The company’s founder Justin van Lienden published this piece a while back in which he looked back at the little over a decade […]

Nelspoort Advice Office

Posted on Oct 13, 2021 in News

It was seeing the pain in the eyes of children, explains the team at the Nelspoort Advice Office, which made them renew their commitment to look after the people of this community in the Central Karoo. The Office draws much needed support from our shareholder, the Social Change Assistance Trust, as you can read here […]

Merweville Advice Office

Posted on Oct 6, 2021 in News

The Merweville Advice Office is located in the community of Merweville, about 120 km from the town of Beaufort West in the Western Cape. Unemployment was a problem in this community even before the pandemic started, as you will read in their story published by Social Change Assistance Trust (SCAT). The Office helps community members […]

Meet our Directors – Phetsile Dlamini

Posted on Sep 30, 2021 in News

We continue our series of interviews with the members of the Ditikeni Board of Directors, and today introduce you to Phetsile Dlamini. She has been involved with the company since 2018, and serve as a trustee and recently also joined the Social and Ethics committee. We sat down with her to get to know her […]

Ubuntu Rural Women and Youth Movement

Posted on Sep 27, 2021 in News

When the lockdown was announced in 2020, there was lots of anxiety among the people of Klapmuts (outside Cape Town). Thanks to the support from our shareholder the Social Change Assistance Trust, the team at the Ubuntu Rural Women and Youth Movement was able to come to the aid of the people of Klapmuts. You […]

Meet our Directors: Reuben Denge

Posted on Sep 22, 2021 in News

We continue our series of interviews with the Directors of the Ditikeni Investment Company, and today we introduce you to Mr Reuben Denge. Reuben has been a part of the organisation since its inception. He sat down for an interview with us recently, to answer a couple of our questions.   What is your role […]