AfriSam empowers local entrepreneurs | Roodepoort Record

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AfriSam (a supplier of building resources) made available totally free organization skills instruction to 24 area entrepreneurs. Their graduation ceremony was held on Friday, 28 June at the AfriSam Enterprise Development Centre.

As element of the company’s Business Development Programme, the graduates successfully finished a 4-months business enterprise techniques programme developed to assist entrepreneur and small business entrepreneurs shut to its Roodepoort and Eikenhof operations in Gauteng.

Betty Masinge and Peter Molete. Photo: Lungi Ndimande.

“At AfriSam, we realize that growing modest, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) is very important for broadening economic participation and delivering on our country’s financial enhancement objectives” mentioned Jabu Motlhako, Company and Supplier Enhancement Specialist at AfriSam

In accordance Jabu, AfriSam’s Company and Supplier Enhancement Programme identifies, empowers and boosts the capacities of black-owned SMMEs that function in close proximity to the company’s functions. One more important purpose of the programme is to present the business owners with the essential guidance and create them to expand their enterprises and in the end be bundled in AfriSam’s database of registered suppliers.

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

AfriSam chosen 24 black SMMEs from communities close to its Eikenhof and Roodepoort functions for the instruction programme. The entrepreneurs have been from distinctive industries ranging from catering, design and property progress.”The teaching was quite helpful to me since it included a wide range of topics this sort of as setting up a business and retaining it, as very well as handling the finances. I have also learnt how to do my corporation profile. I will be in a position to go back to my local community and make use of the unemployed youth,” stated Bram Fischerville entrepreneur, Peter Molete. The organization will also be assisting five of the graduating SMMEs with place of work place for amongst 12 and 36 months at its Company Advancement Centre.

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