As a hybrid enterprise, Thuthuka Ltd is a for-profit business with the goal of making money to fuel our social impact vision. Our vision is to facilitate the growth and economic inclusion of micro-businesses through mobile financial management, education and networking tools tailored to their needs.
Peter is IT director of Thuthuka Ltd, a small British company with the vision to help people and businesses to grow. He has specified, designed and managed the development of EXCEED, is eradicating bugs, enticing feedback from users to make EXCEED the most user-friendly solution. Prior to EXCEED, he designed and developed the personal money management software RicherMe, a desk-top application which aims to help users to achieve personal and financial goals. Peter was born in Zambia and grew up in South Africa. Peter is an experienced software engineer who has worked in a variety of industries including banking and the pharmaceutical industry, in South Africa and Britain.
Gunda, originally from Germany, is Sales and Marketing director of Thuthuka Ltd. She completed a MSc in Entrepreneurial Studies undertaking field research about informal businesses in South Africa. She later returned to implement evaluation of training programmes run by a small business support NGO in Cape Town. She also designed training programmes which have been introduced to several organisations in Cape Town and Natal. Following her move to the UK, she has run Surestart business training workshops for childcare businesses throughout the UK (a UK government funded programme run by A4e), developed international markets within EMEA for a leading multi-media distributor in Britain and provided guidance to the design, piloting and developing of EXCEED. Interested in how financial inclusion could be achieved, she became a Certified Expert in Microfinance. Gunda is developing and supporting our partnerships.