Who we are
Izwe Africa Holdings is a specialist Financial Solutions Group targeting both the formally and informally employed markets with the primary offering of unsecured loans to the under-banked. The Group has grown into a dynamic, rapidly developing pan-African micro-financier and insurer with operations in South Africa, Mauritius, Zambia, Ghana and Kenya.
Izwe was established in 2004 with its first branch in Pretoria South Africa, and expanded into the rest of Africa in 2009. Since then, there has been a steady and managed progression of strategic branch openings and the development of a world-class digital and cashless business.
Izwe is now represented by over 400 permanent staff across the continent. Our businesses are managed by experienced local management teams, with effective central strategic support and specialist skills from South Africa and Mauritius.
Izwe is a registered Financial Services Provider and brand. The company has disbursed over 400,000 loans, raised over USD 15 million in retail deposits and registered over 100,000 insurance policies to date.