MEDIA INVITATION
13 May 2015
For immediate release
 
AWARDING OF TWO BRICK- MAKING MACHINES AND A YEAR’S MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME

Members of the media are invited to attend the awarding of machinery and skills to one lucky business in the South Durban Basin.
The South Durban Basin Area Based Management in partnership with Business Support Unit, SEDA, the Durban Chamber, NPC, Jacobs Business Talisman Hire and Action Coaches held a competition where SDB communities were invited to enter by submitting a proposal/ motivation detailing how they intend on implementing and sustaining a block making project. The competition was open to existing small businesses, Non Profit Organisations or existing co-operatives.

The purpose of the programme is to contribute towards the socio- economic upliftment of communities through the implementation of an income generation project.

The successful candidate must have demonstrated business sustainability and growth return on investment, promote employment and empowerment of locals.

Talisman Hire has sponsored 2 brick making machines and Action Coaches has sponsored 1 year of business mentorship and coaching to the winner. Other prizes include branding, websites, public relations and marketing materials for the business or organisation.

Details of the award ceremony:
Date: 14 May 2015
Time: 09H30 – 14H30
Venue: Enchanted Gardens- 1 Airport RD, Isipingo (Old Airport)

For more information contact Fanele Masombuka on 0314519825 or email him on Fanele.masombuka@durban.gov.za
 
ENDS
 
Issued by the Head of Communications, Ms Tozi Mthethwa.
 
For more information contact Gugu Mbonambi on 031 311 4855 or 079 751 4986 or email: gugu.mbonambi@durban.gov.za