About TMG Makerspace

At TMG Makerspace, our mission is to provide Africans with the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to innovate and solve African problems. We achieve this through our comprehensive programs, focusing on Makerspace Design and Setup, Skills and People Development, Product Development Support and Programme Design and Implementation. With our wealth of experience in makerspace design and set up, TMG Makerspace is your go-to partner. We have successfully established and operated the Tshimologong Makerspace for Wits Tshimologong Precinct since 2018, and recently collaborated with the Royal Bafokeng Nation Development Trust to launch the Bafokeng RoboticsLab.

Our Vision

Empowering Africa communities through innovation and technology, TMG Makerspace envisions a future where Africans have the knowledge, skills, and resources to address local challenges, foster sustainable development, and contribute to athriving continent.

Our Mission

At TMG Makerspace, our mission is to provide Africans with the tools they need to innovate, develop essential skills, and tackle african challenges. Through comprehensive programs focusing on idea Development, and Product Development and Projects, we aim to be a catalyst for positive change by nurturing a culture of creativity, problem-soving, and innovation.

Our Values


We believe in creating an inclusive enviroment that welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds, ensuring equal access to knowledge, skills, and resources.


We are committed to empowering Africans through practical skills development, providing them with the confidence and capabilities to shape thier future


Embracing a culture of innovation, we encourage out-of-the-box thinking, continuous learning, and the exploration of emerging technologies to drive positive change.


We recognize the power of collaboration and actively seek partnerships with academic institutes, corporate companies, and government entities to create impactful projects.

Practical Learning

Our approach to skills development emphasizes hands-on practical learning, ensuring participants gain proficiency in technlogies such as CAD, 3D Printing, IoT, Robotics, and AI.

Community Impact

We measure our success by the positive impact we have on communities. By lowering barriers to entry for emerging technologies and supporting local innovators, we strive to enhance the quality of life, safety, and efficiency in African cities.

Get in touch with us.

41 Juta Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, ZA