SAB Foundation Tholoana Programme

Reach new levels of business growth and follow in the footsteps of 150 entrepreneurs from all over South Africa.  With an average business growth rate per business of 47.2% the Tholoana programme is currently delivering more than ten times the national average  an exceptional result in a tough economy.

 Who would have thought that being part of the Tholoana programme would be exactly what it turned out to be… A turning point that gave me an advantage and set me apart for guaranteed victory.

– Bukelwa Ngoqo, past participant




Teboho-Nkwanyana-The Salad-Lab-landscape2“We’re growing strong, thanks to your input and advice. We doubled our turnover from R800k in the previous financial year to R2.1m 2017/2018. For 2018/2019 our goal is to triple our turnover. We couldn’t have achieved these results if weren’t for all the non-financial support we received from you… Constantly rooting for our success, exposing us to knowledge and resources to grow. Thank you very much, you ROCK!!”

– Teboho Nkwanyana, past participant



This two-year business growth programme offers participants:

  • 360º advanced support for your individual business, including
  • access to skilled, empathetic mentors;
  • applied business workshops;
  • market access support;
  • investment readiness preparation;
  • financial support;
  • a network of peers; and
  • a host of other interventions to support your sustainable growth.

Annual application opens on 15 August. To register your interest in advance, please follow this link

For more information visit the SAB Foundation website: