MIC Khulisani Ventures is Mineworkers Investment Company’s early-stage investment vehicle, providing capital for businesses that are ready to aggressively expand and increase their market footprint.

Our investment focus is innovative and highly disruptive black-owned South African businesses across diverse high-growth sectors.

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The enterprises should address the following barriers to access to WASH:

  • Improvements for broader and better access within the current model
  • Innovation and decentralisation to create a better model for the future
  • Enabling behaviour change and community engagement
  • Selected solutions and businesses prioritize the following audiences:  Women and girls, population in remote and rural areas, population in informal settlements and suburbs of urban centers


Closing date

Entrepreneur requirements

Closing date

Qualifying startups:

  • Waste Management
  • Generation of power
  • Water management (harvesting, filtering/treatment, and metering)
  • Farmer’s Market
  • Organic produce & retail
  • Green blogs
  • Eco-friendly fashion
  • Eco-friendly beauty or cleaning products
  • Upcycling furniture
  • Green app development
  • Used bookstore
  • Herbal remedy
  • Food plant nursery and such other industries. 
Closing date

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