AfriSam empowers local entrepreneurs | Roodepoort Record


AfriSam (a supplier of design elements) available no cost organization techniques instruction 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 Company Enhancement Programme, the graduates productively completed a 4-months enterprise abilities programme created to support entrepreneur and business house owners shut to its Roodepoort and Eikenhof functions in Gauteng.

Betty Masinge and Peter Molete. Photograph: Lungi Ndimande.

“At AfriSam, we realize that rising smaller, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) is vital for broadening financial participation and offering on our country’s financial development objectives” stated Jabu Motlhako, Company and Provider Development Specialist at AfriSam

According Jabu, AfriSam’s Organization and Provider Progress Programme identifies, empowers and boosts the capacities of black-owned SMMEs that run in near proximity to the company’s operations. A different crucial aim of the programme is to offer the business people with the vital guidance and develop them to develop their enterprises and in the long run be included in AfriSam’s databases of registered vendors.

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

AfriSam chosen 24 black SMMEs from communities shut to its Eikenhof and Roodepoort operations for the schooling programme. The business owners were being from distinct industries ranging from catering, construction and property advancement.”The education was extremely useful to me for the reason that it covered a variety of subject areas these kinds of as starting off a company and maintaining it, as perfectly as managing the finances. I have also learnt how to do my company profile. I will be in a position to go back to my community and employ the unemployed youth,” stated Bram Fischerville entrepreneur, Peter Molete. The corporation will also be helping five of the graduating SMMEs with office area for between 12 and 36 months at its Business Advancement Centre.