About Us

Tlou Foundation is a non-profit organization found on principals of assisting South Africa to battle the plight of skills shortage and mismatches in all sectors of South Africa. The Foundation’s Board of Directors are Previously Disadvantaged Individuals signifying Tlou Foundation’s heart of heart to invest and contribute towards skills development in support of government’s initiatives for empowering the unemployed and employed individuals though skills development programme focused on economic development in line with the National Skills Development Strategy III (NSDS III).

South Africa geopolitical situation limits the exploits of the bold strategy that some of the international organization deploy. Due to South African status quo organization face stiffer competition and the workforce is not keeping up with the skills demands to remain competitive in an increasingly knowledge‐based global economy. It’s important to acknowledge that tradition ways of driving, managing and leading organizations can no longer cope and are being replaced with agile and flexible practices.

Business is changing dramatically, as greater emphasis is placed digitization, our strategy is based on retaining and building relevant capacity to accomplish necessary skills levels capabilities up scaling the youth with the necessary tools a digital environment desires..

The success of the programme will rest on achieving a difference Tlou Foundation can make as an institution to the youth of South Africa (by imparting much sort after knowledge), providing skills to the ever evolving ICT sector and most importantly providing opportunity to those who would have thought that they matter both in rural and townships.

“Technology makes the impossible possible”


Our Vision is to help prepare young South Africans to become responsible citizens who will contribute to nation building by realizing their full potential through appropriate skilling.


Ours is to build a South African youth cadre with the right skills to participate and lead in and take advantage of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.


The Values that underpin our operations, and the principles that make us different:
Our people are bound by an unnegotiable ethos of professionalism, duty of care , service and results orientation that mirrors the philosophy of motho ke motho ka batho.