Many South Africans want to help under-resourced schools and credible charities but aren’t sure where to start. That is why MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet started the Thuso Fund, to ensure funds raised are used in the best possible way, to change lives for the better.

The Thuso Fund proudly supports 8 of the UN sustainable development goals:

All funds raised in benefit of the Thuso Fund are administered in accordance with our Corporate Social Investment policy and good governance practices.

No poverty
Thuso Fund no hunger
Zero hunger
Thuso Fund quality education
Quality education
Clean water and sanitasion
Decent work and economic growth
Life below water
Thuso Fund life on land
Life on land
Partnership for goals

Help make a bigger impact, without it costing you a cent!

1. Join MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet
2. Select Thuso Fund as the cause you want to support.
3. Shop and swipe your card at our partners and the partner will back a percentage on your behalf, at no cost to you!

Support the Thuso Fund and trust that your funds will go where they are needed most!

From improving education outcomes to assisting vulnerable children and youth to reach their potential. Environmental, wild animal and domestic animal protection and rehabilitation, and preserving our precious resources. From disaster relief to volunteerism.



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General Questions

The Thuso Fund supports the following main social development focus areas and strategic goals:

  • Improve education outcomes, especially within early learning and literacy.
  • Develop work-ready youth and unlock access to the economy, employability and income generating activities.
  • Improve access to food and clean water to support food security.
  • Disaster relief to help communities recover from natural disasters.
  • Protect, restore and promote sustainable ecosystems (people, animals and environment) for long term resilience.

How you can help?

  • Sign up for your free MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card online or download the app.
  • Select the Thuso Fund as your beneficiary.
  • Swipe your card when you go shopping at any of our partner stores.
  • The partner store will give a percentage (of what you’ve spent) back to the Fund on your behalf. Every swipe counts!