Thuthukani, an enterprise and supplier development program by Thungela, successfully produced its first group of enterprise development graduates Thungela, in partnership with Raizcorp provide host community entrepreneurs with practical, hands-on entrepreneurial learning, technical enablement, development and mentorship to help entrepreneurs expand their business knowledge a become profitable and sustainable into the future.

Today, a total of 14 local entrepreneurs celebrated their successful completion of the program which entailed three critical areas: developing a robust business case, understanding business operations, and establishing a market presence. Over the course of the program, the beneficiaries completed 22 comprehensive modules, covering essential aspects of business development.

“The Thuthukani program has equipped the beneficiaries with a well-rounded skill set in enterprise development, providing them with the necessary competence and knowledge to successfully launch and grow their businesses. This comprehensive approach ensures that they are well-prepared for the challenges and opportunities of the business landscape” said Sandile Mkono, Thungela's enterprise and supplier
development manager.

Mthobisi Thomo, Owner of One Day Job Solutions, a water purification and bottled water supplier, said "The Thuthukani enterprise development programme provided invaluable assistance in enhancing my understanding of financial management. It equipped me with the necessary skills to effectively handle finances as a small business and effectively manage cash flow. Personally, the program greatly benefited me in the financial management of my business. Previously, I struggled with accurate bookkeeping, but the knowledge I have gained has empowered me to conduct my finances with precision."

To learn more about Thuthukani, please visit our website at: https://www.thungela.com/suppliers/our-development-programme



For further information, please contact:
Wayne Mokhethi
073 894 7689


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