Minister Zulu joins parliament's small Business development committee for Soweto visits

BY SUPPLIED - FEBRUARY 2, 2015

The Portfolio Committee on Small Business Development will on Monday conduct an oversight of small businesses in Soweto and Alexandra townships.

The Chairperson of the Committee, Ms Ruth Bhengu, will lead the delegation that will visit special projects, tuck shops, township business initiatives, and see whether they are achieving the objectives of contributing to jobs creation as set out in the National Development Plan (NDP).

The Committee will also interact with the association of spaza shop owners in Soweto, provincial government and the City of Johannesburg.

Minister Lindiwe Zulu will form part of the delegation.

 

Image courtesy of: www.westerncape.gov.za

 

Portfolio Committee on Small Business Development

Oversight Visit to Gauteng

02-05 February 2015


Monday: 02 February 2015

Time

Appointment

Contact Person

Venue

08:00 – 09:00

09:00 – 09:30

09:30 – 10:30

10:45 - 11:30 11:45 – 12:30








12:45 – 13:30

13:30 – 14:00

14:00 – 14:30

14:30 – 16:30

16:30 – 17:30







Welcome & Purpose by Chairperson of PC on Small Business Development, Ms Ruth Bhengu.

Depart for sites visits (in Soweto) and engagements with:

  • Tuckshop owner in Dobsonville;
  • Tuckshop owner in Snakepark;
  • Orlando West Industrial Park (OWIPA)

  • Soweto Empowerment Zone – SEDA Incubator


Depart to the Penthouse at Joburg Theatre, Braamfontein

Lunch

  • Presentations:
  • Briefing by Metro LED on Township Economy, Agribusiness Development Plan and support services for informal traders, street vendors, SEDA and SEFA.
  • Gauteng Department of Economic Development on their strategic plan for Cooperatives and SMMEs, support programme for street vendors, informal traders as well as support services of SEDA & SEFA.
  • Deliberations & Way forward


Ms Sabera Shaik

011 703 2534



Ms NR Bhengu, MP: Chairperson of PC on Small Business Development





Peter Baloyi

072 266 5895

[email protected]

Sello Matsoso

011 933 2173/074 109 6316

[email protected]


Saberia Shaik



Joburg LED Manager



Department of Economic Development (Gauteng Province)

Development

Joburg Metro Offices




Dobsonville

Snakepark

Orlando East


Soweto, Diepkloof


Braamfontein










Tuesday: 03 February 2015

Time

Appointment

Contact Person

Venue

08:00 – 09:00




09:00 – 11:00


11:00 – 11:30


11:30 – 13:30



13:30 – 14:00


14:00 – 14:30


14:30 – 16:00



16:00 – 16:30


16:30 – 18:00


18:80 – 19:00




Welcome & Purpose by Chairperson of PC on Small Business Development in SHAP Workshop for People with Disabilities


  • Presentations and deliberations in SHAP

Depart to Emndeni Skills Development Centre


  • Presentations and deliberations in Emndeni Skills Development Centre

Lunch


Depart to Sikhulile Jersey Cooperative


  • Presentations and deliberations at Sikhulile Jersey Cooperative

Depart to Hunger No More Packaging Cooperative


  • Presentations and deliberations at Hunger No More Packaging Cooperative

Deliberations & Way forward




Mr L Ndlovu

076 114 5827

[email protected]



Sandile Khulu

011 934 1042/3705

082 614 4704





Ayanda Malope

084 555 1696

[email protected]

Ms Thandi Ngcingane

082 853 1116

[email protected]


Ms NR Bhengu











Soweto, Mofolo





718 Xuma Street, Emdeni





52 Hilma Street Nufcor

Zuurbakom



No.9 Goud Street

Roodepoort







Wednesday: 04 February 2015

Time

Appointment

Contact Person

Venue

08:00 – 09:00



09:00 – 13:00



13:00 – 13:30


13:30 – 14:00


14:00 – 14:30



14:30 – 16:00


16:00 – 17:00




Welcome & Purpose by Chairperson of PC on Small Business Development at Skills Development Centre.


  • Presentations, deliberations and site visit at Skills Development Centre

Lunch


Depart to Riversands Incubator


Welcome & Purpose by Chairperson of PC on Small Business Development at Riversands Incubator


  • Presentations, deliberations and site visit at Riversands Incubator

Overview, Deliberations & Way-forward




Janet Landy

082 920 5182

[email protected]

[email protected]








Jeny Retief

082 880 1202

011 370 8781






Skills Development Centre ( Ellispark)










Diepsloot













Thursday: 05 February 2015

Time

Appointment

Contact Person

Venue

08:00 – 10:30


10:45 – 11:00


11:00 – 11:30


11:30 – 12:00


12:00 – 13:00


13:00 – 13:30



Interaction with Spaza and Tuckshops Ownerns


Tea


Presentation by the South African Tuck-shops, Taverns, Small Enterprise & Vendors Association (SATTSEVA)


Presentation by Fish and Chips Franchises


Lunch


Overview, Deliberations & Way-forward













Ms NR Bhengu, MP







Alexander






Southern Sun Katherine Street Hotel, Sandton