Annual Women’s Enterprise Development Awards, organized in partnership by the Mme Re Ka Thusa Trust Fund and the Northern Cape Premiers Office.
We recognize the tireless journey, hard work, outstanding achievements and vision of Small Business and Entrepreneurial success of Northern Cape women
1. Start-up/Emerging business: Any 100% women-owned business operating in the province for 12 months or longer.
2. Medium business: Any 100% women-owned business operating in the province, which aims to address a social challenge through innovation.
3. Established business: Any 100% women-owned business operating in the province for five years or longer, in good financial standing.
4. Youth idea: Any 100% women-owned start-up business which has an innovative and sustainable business concept.
An overall winner – a businesswoman who has achieved all of the above and proven herself an exceptional entrepreneur and leader – will be selected for the grand prize of R70 000 business grant, and a paid trip to the Enterprise and Supplier Development Conference in Johannesburg, October 2016
1ST – R 25 000
2ND – R 15 000
3RD – R 10 000
OVERALL WINNER AND BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD: R 70 000
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.