Mme Re Ka Thusa Trust Fund will be hosting a women enterprise awards in partnership with Investong events.
The initiative is endorsed by the Northern Cape Office of the Premier since the launch of the first awards in 2016.
Mme Re Ka Thusa Trust Fund Women Enterprise Development Conference and Awards is an annual event happening in August, to celebrate women’s month. Since the launch of the Northern Cape Women Enterprise Premier Awards competition in 2015, more than 300 entries have been received.
1ST – R 25 000
2ND – R 15 000
3RD – R 10 000
OVERALL WINNER AND BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD: R 70 000
The enterprise awards aim to highlight and celebrate the achievements of female entrepreneurs and their contributions towards the development of the local economy, through job creation and equal opportunities within the province.
The competition is there to uplift and encourage women from different areas in the province to continue with entrepreneurship.
We recognize the tireless journey, hard work, outstanding achievements and vision of Small Business and Entrepreneurial success of Northern Cape women
This year’s awards will take place on the 28-29th of August 2019 under the theme “reaching the peak”. The nominations for the awards are currently open with 6 different categories that cover start-ups to more experienced businesses.
The awards will take off with a skills training masterclass on the 28th as women from the respective districts will be descending into Kimberley. The official award ceremony will take place on the 29th of April and will start with a breakfast show where Mme Reka thusa will share success stories with the audience present.
Mme Re Ka Thusa Trust Fund addresses the challenges of women-owned enterprises. By offering the provision of credit for Women Enterprise Development and providing business development services to women enterprises.