September 25, 2023


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AfriSam empowers local entrepreneurs | Roodepoort Record


AfriSam (a provider of building materials) offered free of charge business enterprise skills coaching to 24 area business people. Their graduation ceremony was held on Friday, 28 June at the AfriSam Organization Enhancement Centre.

As part of the company’s Business Advancement Programme, the graduates efficiently finished a four-months company abilities programme designed to aid entrepreneur and enterprise entrepreneurs close to its Roodepoort and Eikenhof functions in Gauteng.

Betty Masinge and Peter Molete. Photograph: Lungi Ndimande.

“At AfriSam, we fully grasp that escalating modest, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) is vital for broadening economic participation and offering on our country’s economic improvement objectives” reported Jabu Motlhako, Organization and Provider Growth Experienced at AfriSam

According Jabu, AfriSam’s Business and Supplier Enhancement Programme identifies, empowers and improves the capacities of black-owned SMMEs that operate in close proximity to the company’s functions. Another critical purpose of the programme is to supply the business owners with the needed support and establish them to mature their organizations and finally be integrated in AfriSam’s databases of registered sellers.

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

AfriSam chosen 24 black SMMEs from communities near to its Eikenhof and Roodepoort functions for the instruction programme. The business people ended up from distinct industries ranging from catering, design and house improvement.”The teaching was very beneficial to me because it protected a assortment of topics these kinds of as starting up a company and preserving it, as perfectly as handling the funds. I have also learnt how to do my business profile. I will be equipped to go back again to my group and make use of the unemployed youth,” reported Bram Fischerville entrepreneur, Peter Molete. The corporation will also be helping five of the graduating SMMEs with office environment space for among 12 and 36 months at its Business enterprise Development Centre.