Friends of TSIBA Switzerland

The TSIBA Business School Bursary Fund campaign supports ambitious young South Africans from under-served communities to access quality education.

Your contribution towards the TSIBA Business School Bursary Fund will enable ten exceptional and ambitious young people to graduate with a three-year business degree and to take South Africa forward as active economic citizens. TSIBA Business School tuition fees amount to CHF 5000 per student per year.

TSIBA has been the recipient of very generous support from our Swiss partners and foundations, with many of our students experiencing student exchange or employment opportunities in Switzerland. Such support enables our students to become graduates and ultimately active economic citizens. We hope through this campaign that many more TSIBA students will enjoy the continued support of our Swiss community.    

The Friends of TSIBA Switzerland is an association (“Verein”) registered in Zurich, Switzerland that can accept charitable donations on behalf of TSIBA Business School in Cape Town. These donations are tax-deductible in all 23 Swiss cantons for Swiss tax residents. If you wish to receive a tax letter, please email our Treasurer, Donald Pudney, at donald.pudney @gmail.com with your name, the amount you have donated and your official residential address for tax purposes within Switzerland.

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SOME OF OUR SWISS PARTNERS

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"The TSIBA BBA degree exposes one to different aspects of  “self”.  The core subjects of Leadership and Self-development  enabled me to be  a team member and a leader when called upon a new dream."

kwezi jackson-bba 2019 graduate
 
Friends of TSIBA Switzerland

In October 2013 TSIBA registered an Association (“Verein”) in Switzerland called Friends of TSIBA Switzerland. This Verein was established to build relationships with foundations, corporate organizations and individuals to enable TSIBA realise its vision in South Africa. All funds raised by the Verein go directly towards supporting TSIBA Business School, an accredited institution of higher education offering business qualifications in South Africa.

 
Members of the Board

The Swiss Friends of TSIBA Association is based in Zurich and is managed by an independent Board. The members of the board are:

  • Berthold Herrmann: Attorney at Law in private Practice, Zurich
  • Marisa Kraan: Chief Financial Officer, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Germany
  • Peter Kraan: International Partnerships, TSIBA Business School, South Africa
  • Donald Pudney: Chartered Accountant (South Africa), Zurich
Become a Friend of TSIBA Switzerland

Connect with Friends of TSIBA Switzerland using your skills and time.

From planning fundraising events within you network, hosting interns at your company, tipping us about new founding sources to creating relationships with potential partners, there are countless ways you can help amplify TSIBA’s impact! 

Mentor TSIBA students

Share your professional and personal experience by mentoring our students in their journey. Mentorship  is a formal part of TSIBA’s Academic Curriculum.

You will be joining our international community of industry experts. Don’t worry about the distance, as digital technologies bridge the geographical divide.

Fuel our work

If you are a Swiss resident paying income tax in Switzerland you can make a tax-free contribution to TSIBA’s impact through a donation.

Whether you decide to fund a student for a one year tuition scholarship, provide living allowance or donating towards text books, your support will help TSIBA Business School students grow in their journey to Graduation.

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