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AfriSam empowers local entrepreneurs | Roodepoort Record


AfriSam (a provider of development products) supplied cost-free enterprise capabilities coaching to 24 area business people. Their graduation ceremony was held on Friday, 28 June at the AfriSam Business enterprise Development Centre.

As portion of the company’s Enterprise Development Programme, the graduates productively done a 4-months organization techniques programme designed to guidance entrepreneur and business proprietors close to its Roodepoort and Eikenhof operations in Gauteng.

Betty Masinge and Peter Molete. Photo: Lungi Ndimande.

“At AfriSam, we have an understanding of that rising little, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) is very important for broadening financial participation and providing on our country’s economic progress objectives” explained Jabu Motlhako, Business and Supplier Progress Skilled at AfriSam

According Jabu, AfriSam’s Company and Provider Growth Programme identifies, empowers and boosts the capacities of black-owned SMMEs that run in close proximity to the company’s functions. One more key aim of the programme is to supply the business people with the necessary support and acquire them to grow their corporations and ultimately be provided in AfriSam’s database of registered sellers.

Enterpreneurs, Nouleen Matsane, Mac Matsane, Siyabonga Kubayi, Themba Khanyile and Melissa Duma. Photo: Lungi Ndimande.

AfriSam selected 24 black SMMEs from communities shut to its Eikenhof and Roodepoort functions for the teaching programme. The business people ended up from diverse industries ranging from catering, construction and house development.”The education was quite advantageous to me due to the fact it covered a variety of topics such as starting a enterprise and retaining it, as nicely as handling the funds. I have also learnt how to do my business profile. I will be able to go again to my community and use the unemployed youth,” reported Bram Fischerville entrepreneur, Peter Molete. The business will also be assisting 5 of the graduating SMMEs with office room for amongst 12 and 36 months at its Enterprise Advancement Centre.