Thuso means “helping hand” in Sesotho, one of South Africa’s 11 official languages.
Waltham Forest Thuso in South Africa (WFTISA) is a small local charity in London, UK, which raises funds to support young people at Thuto Lesedi High School and Lobethal Primary School in South Africa, so that they can continue their education.
It was set up by members of Action for Southern Africa Waltham Forest (ACTSAWF), a successor to the local Anti-Apartheid group.
Waltham Forest Thuso in South Africa is a registered charity (number 1115066). The chair is Mmapula Small.