TSHIDI MOHULATSI Matshidiso 'Tshidi' Mohulatsi is deeply passionate about empowering South Africa's entrepreneurs and believes they hold the key to a more sustainable future for this country. She has accumulated vast experience in the enterprise development sector from her positions as Financial Manager and later on Executive Director of Ndiza Finance; which focuses on small and micro-enterprise finance, and business development. Her responsibilities include developing funding models, operational and funding processes, procedures and policies. She is also responsible for capital raising and on-lending fund raising both nationally and internationally, including engagements with the Land Bank, IDC, SEFA (formerly SAMAF), Old Mutual Masisizane Fund and the Master Card Foundation. Her work includes • developing new investment partnerships, • sourcing new market opportunities, • reviewing and monitoring the financial performance of the funded businesses (Post Investment Monitoring), and • influencing their strategic direction. The primary objective being to contribute towards poverty alleviation and building sustainable businesses and livelihoods. Before joining Ndiza Finance, Tshidi founded and managed Pula-Medupe Financial services, where she consulted on amongst others, Financial Management, Taxation, Payroll Management, Business Development, Operational policies and procedures. She holds a B Comm. Accounting Degree and a Post Graduate Diploma, from the University of South Africa and a Certificate in Micro-Finance from the University of Pretoria. She is currently studying towards the ACCA qualification.