Deputy Minister Sidumo Dlamini hands over equipment to informal businesses in KwaZulu-Natal Province, 5 Dec

The Deputy Minister of Small Business Development, Mr Sidumo Dlamini will in collaboration with Ugu District Municipality lead the handover of working material and equipment to informal traders of Ugu Disability Chamber in KwaZulu-Natal. The ceremony is part of the Department’s Informal and Micro Enterprise Development Programme (IMEDP).
The IMED Programme provides developmental support to small businesses that are mostly operating in townships and rural areas of South Africa. This initiative is a nationwide trajectory striving to accelerate the growth of informal and micro enterprises by improving their competitiveness and sustainability to become formal businesses in the mainstream economy. The focus is mainly on designated groups, i.e. women, youth and people with disabilities.

Source: Government of South Africa