Programmes

ASEDA on the road for skills development in North West

Road maintenance backlogs continue to mount alarmingly. As Technical Assistance to the Community Based programme at the Department of Public Works and Roads in the North-West province, ASEDA, an engineering and infrastructure company is using its expertise to support the training of 9,000 people in North West province to undertake essential repair and rehabilitation work. …

ASEDA on the road for skills development in North West Read More »

A newly empowered group of entrepreneurs graduates from the FLAME 2.0 programme

Fifteen entrepreneurs graduated recently from the second phase of the ASISA Foundation Financial Literacy and Micro Enterprise Programme (FLAME 2.0) in Qonce, in the Eastern Cape. The FLAME 2.0 programme empowers beneficiaries from previously disadvantaged communities with basic entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills to foster financial capability and enable greater economic activity. In 2019, The …

A newly empowered group of entrepreneurs graduates from the FLAME 2.0 programme Read More »

Accounting graduate programme fuels South Africa’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and empowers young graduate accountants

By SAICA Enterprise Development By the end of 2020, approximately 3.1 million (29,8%) out of 10,3 million young people aged 15-24 years were unemployed in South Africa, summing to an alarming 63.2% youth unemployment rate, according to Statistics South Africa (Q4:2020). This statistic is still on the rise and thus it is imperative that we …

Accounting graduate programme fuels South Africa’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and empowers young graduate accountants Read More »

The Tiger Brand Foundation offers women an avenue to escape poverty, while helping to end food insecurity

The Tiger Brands Foundation’s in-school nutrition programme has become an important part of women’s economic empowerment in disadvantaged areas around the country. Director of The Tiger Brands Foundation, Eugene Absolom, says that more than 430 food handlers are receiving an opportunity to contribute to their communities through one of the country’s oldest and furthest-reaching in-school …

The Tiger Brand Foundation offers women an avenue to escape poverty, while helping to end food insecurity Read More »

JSE offers unemployed graduates an opportunity to give back to communities

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s (JSE) flagship CSI programme, the Investment Challenge, is offering unemployed graduates an opportunity to learn to become mentors or catalyst teachers as part of their personal development while giving back to their communities. An opportunity to gain new skills Ralph Speirs, JSE’s CSI official, says while this is not an offer …

JSE offers unemployed graduates an opportunity to give back to communities Read More »

Grow Right: Learnerships and work readiness programmes − securing the future of South African business

If hindsight about Covid-19 has taught corporate South Africa anything, it’s that the future of our economy relies on having a skilled, resilient and agile workforce. That’s why investing in skills development – in the form of learnerships and workplace readiness – is so crucial. Continuous skills development keeps the pipeline of work-ready talent flowing, …

Grow Right: Learnerships and work readiness programmes − securing the future of South African business Read More »

FLAME – a micro enterprise programme – empowers small business owners to bounce back from the impact of the pandemic

In 2019, The Hope Factory partnered with the ASISA Foundation, a non-profit organisation founded by the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA). Together they implemented the Financial Literacy and Micro Enterprise Programme (FLAME 2.0) in King Williams Town (KWT). 2.0 FLAME 2.0 The FLAME programme empowers beneficiaries from previously disadvantaged communities with basic …

FLAME – a micro enterprise programme – empowers small business owners to bounce back from the impact of the pandemic Read More »

INMED launches first aquaponics social enterprise

Transforming struggling communities into thriving climate-smart hubs of self-reliance INMED Partnerships for Children, a global humanitarian development organisation, has announced the launch of its first INMED Aquaponics® Social Enterprise (INMED ASE) in Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng. “The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened awareness of the critical need for local food production that can be adapted to local conditions,” …

INMED launches first aquaponics social enterprise Read More »

Receive the latest news

Subscribe To Our Monthly Newsletter

Get notified about new articles