AfriSam (a provider of development supplies) presented cost-free business capabilities teaching to 24 regional entrepreneurs. Their graduation ceremony was held on Friday, 28 June at the AfriSam Business enterprise Advancement Centre.
As portion of the company’s Company Growth Programme, the graduates properly finished a 4-months small business competencies programme created to help entrepreneur and business proprietors close to its Roodepoort and Eikenhof operations in Gauteng.
“At AfriSam, we fully grasp that developing small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) is vital for broadening economic participation and offering on our country’s financial development objectives” claimed Jabu Motlhako, Enterprise and Supplier Development Expert at AfriSam
In accordance Jabu, AfriSam’s Organization and Supplier Enhancement Programme identifies, empowers and enhances the capacities of black-owned SMMEs that operate in shut proximity to the company’s operations. Yet another important purpose of the programme is to deliver the business owners with the important assist and acquire them to mature their firms and in the end be incorporated in AfriSam’s database of registered suppliers.
AfriSam chosen 24 black SMMEs from communities close to its Eikenhof and Roodepoort operations for the education programme. The entrepreneurs were being from different industries ranging from catering, design and home progress.”The education was quite valuable to me since it lined a selection of subject areas these types of as commencing a enterprise and protecting it, as very well as managing the funds. I have also learnt how to do my firm profile. I will be capable to go back again to my community and make use of the unemployed youth,” stated Bram Fischerville entrepreneur, Peter Molete. The firm will also be aiding five of the graduating SMMEs with office environment place for among 12 and 36 months at its Business Progress Centre.