AfriSam empowers local entrepreneurs | Roodepoort Record


AfriSam (a provider of construction elements) made available free small business abilities instruction to 24 neighborhood business people. Their graduation ceremony was held on Friday, 28 June at the AfriSam Business Progress Centre.

As element of the company’s Company Progress Programme, the graduates effectively completed a four-months organization competencies programme intended to assistance entrepreneur and business house owners near to its Roodepoort and Eikenhof functions in Gauteng.

Betty Masinge and Peter Molete. Photo: Lungi Ndimande.

“At AfriSam, we comprehend that rising little, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) is critical for broadening financial participation and delivering on our country’s financial enhancement objectives” mentioned Jabu Motlhako, Business and Provider Enhancement Professional at AfriSam

According Jabu, AfriSam’s Organization and Provider Advancement Programme identifies, empowers and boosts the capacities of black-owned SMMEs that work in near proximity to the company’s operations. An additional crucial intention of the programme is to offer the business owners with the vital guidance and build them to grow their corporations and eventually be integrated in AfriSam’s database of registered distributors.

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

AfriSam selected 24 black SMMEs from communities close to its Eikenhof and Roodepoort functions for the coaching programme. The business owners have been from distinctive industries ranging from catering, building and assets advancement.”The instruction was extremely effective to me since it protected a selection of subject areas these kinds of as starting a small business and keeping it, as well as dealing with the finances. I have also learnt how to do my enterprise profile. I will be ready to go again to my neighborhood and use the unemployed youth,” claimed Bram Fischerville entrepreneur, Peter Molete. The firm will also be helping five of the graduating SMMEs with workplace room for among 12 and 36 months at its Small business Progress Centre.