AfriSam empowers local entrepreneurs | Roodepoort Record


AfriSam (a supplier of development resources) made available no cost enterprise capabilities coaching to 24 area business owners. Their graduation ceremony was held on Friday, 28 June at the AfriSam Business enterprise Growth Centre.

As portion of the company’s Company Enhancement Programme, the graduates properly accomplished a 4-months enterprise competencies programme built to guidance entrepreneur and business owners near to its Roodepoort and Eikenhof functions in Gauteng.

Betty Masinge and Peter Molete. Photo: Lungi Ndimande.

“At AfriSam, we recognize that developing small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) is vital for broadening financial participation and providing on our country’s financial enhancement objectives” reported Jabu Motlhako, Organization and Supplier Improvement Specialist at AfriSam

In accordance Jabu, AfriSam’s Business and Supplier Advancement Programme identifies, empowers and enhances the capacities of black-owned SMMEs that function in shut proximity to the company’s functions. A different important purpose of the programme is to provide the business owners with the essential support and produce them to develop their firms and ultimately be incorporated in AfriSam’s database of registered vendors.

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

AfriSam picked 24 black SMMEs from communities near to its Eikenhof and Roodepoort operations for the education programme. The entrepreneurs were from distinct industries ranging from catering, construction and house enhancement.”The schooling was extremely advantageous to me due to the fact it covered a wide variety of subject areas such as starting a organization and preserving it, as perfectly as managing the funds. I have also learnt how to do my company profile. I will be able to go again to my local community and use the unemployed youth,” stated Bram Fischerville entrepreneur, Peter Molete. The business will also be helping five of the graduating SMMEs with business place for involving 12 and 36 months at its Organization Growth Centre.