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With a global footprint, we work to give hope and build a better and brighter future for all


The origin of the FOUNDERS

I remember as a seven-year-old working in my father's grocery store, seeing poor members of our community receiving free groceries from my mother. My parents also regularly paid for the school and university fees of less fortunate children from our communities.

I was also a beneficiary of various people, black and white, in South Africa and in the United States who educated, trained, mentored, and inspired me and whose faith and belief in me contributed to my success in my profession, business, and elsewhere. The same can be said about my wife, Precious and we are deeply indebted to them and many more.

Precious and I recognize the huge responsibility and duty that the Motsepe family has to poor, unemployed, disabled, women, youth, workers, and marginalised South Africans. We also have an ongoing obligation of nation building, uniting black and white South Africans and contributing towards making Africa and the world a better place.

Most of our donations have been private but the need and challenges are great, and we hope that our giving will encourage others in Africa and other emerging economies to give and make the world a better place.

Patrice Motsepe and Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe

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To improve the lifestyles and living conditions of the poor, unemployed, women, youth, workers and marginalised South Africans. To support on-going nation building, uniting South Africans and contributing towards making South Africa, Africa and the world a better place. To work with and encourage all stakeholders on the African continent to develop economies that would support efforts aimed at addressing poverty, joblessness, illiteracy, and disease. To focus on initiatives and projects that will assist the beneficiaries to become self-sustaining and independent.

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We ensure that our actions are informed by evidence and tailored to local contexts. We engage in rigorous research to understand the needs, challenges, and opportunities facing our stakeholders. We do this in collaboration with knowledge partners.



We believe in the power of collaboration to drive positive change. By partnering with diverse stakeholders, including government, business, knowledge institutions and community groups, we leverage collective expertise, resources, and networks to address complex challenges and achieve shared goals.



We invest in initiatives that have a meaningful impact on the wellbeing and development of communities. With over 400 affiliated communities in South Africa, as well as our partners abroad, we fund an extensive range of initiatives including community infrastructure projects, access to tertiary education, cultural events, and entrepreneurship development.


Strategic Platforms:

We leverage the media spotlight on the Motsepe family to amplify the work and the voices of others who are making an incredible impact. Our advocacy includes the hosting of conferences and events to raise awareness, mobilise support, and influence the adoption of practices that promote sustainable development and social justice.

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What we care about

Our work is aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and aims to build pathways towards peace and prosperity for people and the planet.

SDG 1:

No Poverty

SDG 3:

Good Health and Wellbeing

SDG 4:

Quality Education

SDG 5:

Gender Equality

SDG 6:

Clean Water and Sanitation

SDG 7:

Affordable and Clean Energy

SDG 8:

Decent Work and Economic Growth

SDG 9:

Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

SDG 10:

Reduced Inequalities

SDG 13:

Climate Action

SDG 16:

Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

SDG 17:

Partnerships for the Goals

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