South Africa
Township Entrepreneur

The Township Digital Market Access Programme, in partnership with the UK South Africa Tech Hub aims to empower and onboard 200 small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) from Soweto, Diepsloot, Tembisa, Hammanskraal and Soshanguve onto e-commerce and marketplace platforms.

The programme's objectives are to:

  • Capacitate and support 200 Township SMMEs to operate sustainably.
  • Increase the number of Township SMMEs onboarded on e-commerce and digital platforms for sales growth.
  • Strengthen the ecosystem through collaboration, knowledge-sharing and capacity building.
  • Drive digital inclusion to promote business development.

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Agriculture, forestry and fishing
​Mining and quarrying
​Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply
Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation activities
​Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
​Transportation and storage
Accommodation and food service activities
​Information and communication
Financial and insurance activities
​Real estate activities
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Administrative and support service activities
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
Human health and social work activities
​Arts, entertainment and recreation
​Other service activities
Activities of households as employers; undifferentiated goods-and-service-producing activities of households for own use
​Activities of extraterritorial organisations and bodies, not economically active people, unemployed people etc.
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