AfriSam (a supplier of development materials) made available totally free company capabilities training to 24 neighborhood entrepreneurs. Their graduation ceremony was held on Friday, 28 June at the AfriSam Business enterprise Progress Centre.
As portion of the company’s Business Progress Programme, the graduates effectively finished a four-months business competencies programme built to assistance entrepreneur and company proprietors near to its Roodepoort and Eikenhof operations in Gauteng.
“At AfriSam, we comprehend that growing little, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) is vital for broadening economic participation and providing on our country’s economic advancement objectives” stated Jabu Motlhako, Enterprise and Provider Growth Professional at AfriSam
According Jabu, AfriSam’s Business and Provider Progress Programme identifies, empowers and boosts the capacities of black-owned SMMEs that work in shut proximity to the company’s operations. An additional crucial purpose of the programme is to present the entrepreneurs with the necessary assist and produce them to develop their corporations and ultimately be bundled in AfriSam’s database of registered sellers.
AfriSam selected 24 black SMMEs from communities near to its Eikenhof and Roodepoort operations for the coaching programme. The entrepreneurs have been from various industries ranging from catering, development and property improvement.”The coaching was quite advantageous to me because it lined a variety of matters these kinds of as starting off a business and retaining it, as well as handling the finances. I have also learnt how to do my firm profile. I will be in a position to go back to my neighborhood and make use of the unemployed youth,” said Bram Fischerville entrepreneur, Peter Molete. The corporation will also be assisting 5 of the graduating SMMEs with office environment area for between 12 and 36 months at its Small business Advancement Centre.