Our Background

Thembani International Guarantee Fund NPC (TIGF) was incorporated in 1996 to help disenfranchised communities access credit by providing guarantees where such clients are unable to provide the financial institution with requisite collateral.

Our Criteria

The enterprises applying for a guarantee must fulfill the following requirements: 

- The entrepreneur(s) must be South African citizens

- The ownership must be at least 51% black

- Enterprise proposal must prove to be viable and create sustainable jobs

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Our Process


Proposal received and initial assessment conducted & Heads Up report prepared


Heads Up presented to the credit committee. If declined, bank is notified.

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Grnd. Floor, Capital Junction
Hatfield, Pretoria [0083]
+27 12 342 1913


Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 16:30
Saturday & Sunday, Closed

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