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01 June 2018

Thabazimbi – The Thabazimbi Business Hub, a one-stop shop for small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs), was launched on Thursday 24 May.

The hub, located in Jourdan street 11, is a place where entrepreneurs can aspire to greatness.

Godisang Thabazimbi Community Development Trust’s (GTCDT) hub was established in cooperation with its stakeholders: Sishen Iron Ore Company and SIOC-cdt (community development trust).

It was officially launched by George Ramagaga, municipal manager at TLM; Tao Mutsago, project head of Sioc-cdt; Bob Malapane, human resources specialist at Kumba Iron Ore; and Ali Pole, chairman of GTCDT.

The hub will provide support to emerging entrepreneurs, small business owners and individuals starting their own businesses, who are residents of Thabazimbi.

“Tourism is our number one drive for economic growth,” said Ramagaga in an interview with the Platinum Bushvelder.

The hub can also link entrepreneurs with the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), the Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA), and the Small Enterprise Finance Agency (SEFA).

The hub is open from Mondays to Friday between 8:00- 18:00.

The Business hub offers access to computers, internet, business facilities, a boardroom, business support, access to workshops, access to funding and networking and much more.

From left: councillor Sanny Ndhlovu at Thabazimbi Local Municipality (TLM), George Ramagaga, municipal manager at TLM; Tao Mutsago, project head of Sioc-cdt; Kgomotso Qezengele, Godisang trustee.

 

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