AUGUST TOUR OFFERS CAPE ENTREPRENEURS UNIQUE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY A Tour from Ikhaya Le Langa Quarter to Kraaifontein In a move to foster small business development and job creation in the Western Cape, The City of Cape Town and MEDO (the Micro Enterprise Development Organisation) have announced a nine day tour across the city in search of exceptional individuals who intensely aspire to take their small businesses to the next level. The tour starts in the Ikhaya Le Langa Quarter on 15 August and ends in Kraaifontein on 24 August. The organisers invite entrepreneurs to visit the mobile office – or Treppie – to pitch their businesses. Successful applicants will receive a boost to their enterprise in the form of access to further training programmes. “We are taking the tour to areas that need the entrepreneurial support, areas where we could make the greatest impact on the communities we visit”, says Councillor Garreth Bloor, Mayoral Committee Member for Economic, Environmental and Spatial Planning. “Heading to eight different locations, we as a City will expose entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs to the possibilities of starting their own business by helping them to identify opportunities, giving them necessary skills and leaving them with information about support offered by various Enterprise Development Organisations with which to succeed”. “By assisting like-minded entities such as The City of Cape Town, MEDO is able to implement programmes such as this that take grassroots entrepreneurs with small enterprises and mould them into sustainable businesses able to create long-term employment in their communities. We look forward to meeting many entrepreneurs on this trip and being able to offer the cream of the crop the opportunity to truly advance both their businesses and lives” adds MEDO CEO Judi Sandrock. The mobile office will visit the following locations from 09h30 each day: 15 August Ikhaya Le Langa Quarter,Ndebeni Street, Langa 16 August Ocean View Library, Carina Close, Ocean View 17 August Masiphumelele Library, 1572 Motopeng Street, Ocean View 19 August Valhalla Park Library, Angela Street, Valhalla Park 20 August Mitchells Plain Library, Mitchells Plain Town Centre, Symphony Walk 21 and 22 August Delft South Library, Main Road, Delft South 23 August Hanover Park Library, Cnr Hanover Park Avenue and Surren Road, Hanover Park 24 August Eikandal Library, Van Riebeecks Way, Kraaifontein For more information please call 010 500 5000, visit the website www.medo.co.za Follow MEDO on Twitter @MEDOnews About MEDO As a strategic advisor and on-the-ground implementer of sustainable micro and small enterprise development, MEDO is not only helping to secure supplier relationships and expand trade within and outside South Africa, the company’s vast cumulative knowledge and experience in the Enterprise- and Supplier Development space ideally positions them to assist corporate clients with their ED and SDP strategies and BBBEE point accrual. MEDO has recognised the need to assist organisations to develop winning Enterprise Development strategies, operational roll-out plans and other related advisory services to support their BBBEE and broader investment priorities. A robust Supplier Development Programme has been developed to prepare for the revised BBBEE codes due this year. Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.