We believe African leaders are best positioned to solve African challenges.

Umsizi Fund provides a network of support, connections and resources to local individuals and organisations to propel their work forward.

Umsizi means to help or to assist in Zulu. Our purpose is to support, develop and connect strong local leaders who will create African-led solutions and organizations. In turn, they will develop, employ and inspire more emerging leaders to build a brighter future.

Since 2005, Umsizi Fund has provided financial and professional development resources to support youth, managers and senior leaders who can deliver goods and services to improve the lives of other Africans. We do this through youth fellowships, unrestricted funding to organizations, an employability peer learning network, and impact investments.