Who We Are

the vision behind our work

Years Established (2005-2020)

total decent passes in Maths & Science

Maths & Science Distinctions

About Us

Kutlwanong, Centre for Maths Science and Technology, founded in 2005, is a South African based NGO committed to advancing high school STEM performance. 


Be the leader in the provision of High School Maths and Science support programmes


To improve grade 12 Maths and Science results of black learners nationally to enable them to pursue careers in Commerce and Science related fields

A Word

From Our CEO

” I am a  former school principal. My colleagues and I started Kutlwanong because we wanted to make a difference, we wanted to improve the lives of children on our doorstep. We are a group of passionate Maths and Science teachers working to ensure that our black learners feature prominantly as the next generation of STEM professionals. “

– Tumelo Mabitsela 

Where we work

National Footprint

Our programmes are active in 8 of our provinces nationally. We have a strong team of educators, curriculum and assistance staff on the ground that run our programmes in person. 

We are committed to accelerating the quality and quantity of Mathematics and Physical Science performance amongst township and rural youth across South Africa.   

We have contributed to a talent pool of young black professionals pursuing a tertiary education and entering professional careers across Mining, Engineering, IT, Mathematics, Science and Commerce. 


Development Focused 

Our programmes are aligned to local and global development priorities from poverty alleviation and reducing inequalities to access to quality education and decent work opportunities. 



Our Programmes respond to the United Nations Sustaimable Development Goals of No Poverty; Creating conditions for a Quality Education and Decent Work and Economic Growth as well as Reduced Inequalities.


Development Focused

We adhere to the National Priorities as set by the South African Government in the NDP 2030, of supporting the Creation of 1 Million New Jobs and enabling access to a Quality Education for All.   


Job Creation

Our alumni are captains of industry and top professionals in their respective fields. We have grown and nurtured a black talent pool of professionals to serve the job market. 


Training and Upskilling

Engineered learner, teacher development and alumni programmes with proven results. Our programmes provide a tried and tested platform and pipeline for learners to enter professional careers.


Our Work

Local Development

We have proven local development strategies which are tried and tested over the course of 15 years


Upkilling Youth

An engineered Learner, Teacher Development and Alumni programmes with sustainable results.   


Job Creation

A market differentiator with a database of alumni success stories across industries. 


Local Development

Our programmes employ local ensuring we grow, train and foster local talent.



Our staff are youth development specialists. They are on the pulse of national priorities and ensure our programmes meet these mandates


Development Focused

From the UN SDG’s to South Africa’s NDP 2030, our programmes are aligned to lcoal and global development mandates 



We are a Non-Profit Organisation committed to accelerating the quality and quantity of Mathematics and Physical Science performance amongst township youth in South Africa. Growing and nurturing a black talent pool of professionals pursuing scarce skills careers like Commerce, Engineers, Science,  Mining, Technology and Mathematics.

Get In Touch 

Kutlwanong Head Office

Corner Christiaan De Wet and Dolfyn Road, Eagle Canyon Business Park. Flexispace. 1st Floor.Randparkrif, Extension 141, South Africa.  

010 443 8743