As August is Women's Month, the Industrial Development Corporation will be focussing on the Women Entrepreneurial Fund. Head of Development Funds, Meryl Mamathuba, will discuss how women in business can access WEF; who qualifies, and how the fund has already aided business women.
The WEF is a Development Fund and forms part of the IDC's Transformation and Entrepreneurship Scheme, the aim being to develop and stimulate mainly small and medium enterprises and to make the mainstream economy accessible to marginalised groups, one of these being women. Click here for more information
That’s on the IDC Business Update between 9 and noon with Lance du Plessis on Algoa FM!
The Industrial Development Corporation has helped build the industrial capacity that fuels the country’s economic growth by funding viable businesses.
The IDC focuses on priority economic sectors that offer the greatest potential to unlock job opportunities, promoting entrepreneurship through the building of competitive industries and enterprises based on sound business principles. It aims to be the primary driving force of commercially sustainable industrial development and innovation to the benefit of South Africa and the rest of the continent.
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