CIDA Empowerment Trust

The CIDA Empowerment Trust (“CET”) is a 100% broad-based black empowerment trust with the current and future black students of the CIDA Education Group as its sole beneficiaries, 60% of whom are black women students, in accordance with the specifications of CET’s trust deed. The CIDA Empowerment Fund is a 100% subsidiary of the CIDA Empowerment Trust.












“The education offered at CIDA City Campus is designed to make students relevant, truly empowered, integrated citizens and leaders that are skilled and equipped to build the South African economy and society.”

- President Thabo Mbeki, addressing Parliament, 2001


“I believe the students at CIDA are using creativity and lateral thinking skills to a remarkable degree.”

- Edward De Bono


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