AfriSam (a provider of building materials) provided free organization expertise coaching to 24 nearby business owners. Their graduation ceremony was held on Friday, 28 June at the AfriSam Organization Improvement Centre.

As portion of the company’s Organization Development Programme, the graduates properly completed a 4-months small business expertise programme built to assistance entrepreneur and company house owners close to its Roodepoort and Eikenhof functions in Gauteng.

Betty Masinge and Peter Molete. Photo: Lungi Ndimande.

“At AfriSam, we comprehend that developing small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) is crucial for broadening financial participation and providing on our country’s economic advancement objectives” stated Jabu Motlhako, Business and Provider Advancement Specialist at AfriSam

In accordance Jabu, AfriSam’s Organization and Provider Progress Programme identifies, empowers and improves the capacities of black-owned SMMEs that run in near proximity to the company’s operations. An additional essential intention of the programme is to deliver the entrepreneurs with the essential guidance and establish them to develop their organizations and finally be provided in AfriSam’s databases of registered suppliers.

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

AfriSam chosen 24 black SMMEs from communities close to its Eikenhof and Roodepoort functions for the instruction programme. The entrepreneurs were being from unique industries ranging from catering, design and residence enhancement.”The training was really helpful to me because it protected a wide variety of topics these kinds of as setting up a company and retaining it, as very well as dealing with 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,” claimed Bram Fischerville entrepreneur, Peter Molete. The company will also be assisting five of the graduating SMMEs with office environment place for among 12 and 36 months at its Business enterprise Advancement Centre.