About Us

The South Deep Education Trust is a trust founded by Gold Fields limited, with its main objective being the utilisation of donations and other accruals to provide funding to its defined beneficiaries for providing educational training facilities, tuition, granting of scholarships, bursaries, skills development, provision of school buildings or equipment for educational institutions, curriculum support, school development, safety and security at schools, outreach programmes, study and research.

The Trust’s beneficiaries are Historically Disadvantaged Persons hailing from the communities surrounding Gold Fields’ South Deep Mine, and from geographical locations that yield a high rate of migration to areas in which Gold Fields and its subsidiaries trade – The Labour Sending Areas.