South Deep Community Trust

The Purpose of The Trust

To procure and utilize donations and other accruals to the Trust for payment to or on behalf of any one or more of the Beneficiaries* for:

Community development projects

Aimed at job creation, establishment of educational facilities, adult literacy, development of infrastructure within the Community*;

Promotion of Community-based projects

Self-help, poverty alleviation, empowerment, capacity building, provision of training, support or assistance to emerging micro-enterprises (including granting of loans on terms as may be prescribed by the Minister by way of regulation)


Provision of training, support or assistance to community-based projects.


Donations to charitable institutions with similar objectives to the SDCT


Benificiaries are defined in clause 2.5 of the trust deed

Selected by the trustees in their discretion from the ranks of:

  • Historically disadvantaged persons (HDPs)*, provided that the HDPs hail from the LSAs and/or the Community*
  • Any charitable organisation:
    • whose primary objectives shall be carried out for the benefit of HDPs in LSAs* and/or the Community;
    • whose objectives and activities must be similar to those of the SDCT;
    • and in respect of which any decision made by the trustees in the election of a charitable organisation must be made by unanimous decision of the Trustees (clause 7 of the trust deed.

On 3 September 2014, the trustees made the following decisions with regard to:


The emphasis of the Trusts should be on creating partnerships and making an impact, not on donations or handouts.

The Trust’s beneficiaries:

  • The trustees note that the operations of the Trusts are aimed at the broader community;
  • RESOLVED that in the future, one of the criteria for any project will be its geographical impact.

The Trust’s objectives:

  • Loans are allowed; a professional social lending institution should be approached to assist.

Contact Us

Tshikululu Social Investment

Tel: +27 (0) 11 5440300

Email: Trust Administrator Mbali Dlanga   southdeepcommunity@tshikululu.org.za