For The People

Celebrating Women Empowerment

Mme reka thusa will be hosting a women enterprise awards in partnership with Investong events.
The initiative is endorsed by the Northern Cape Office of the Premier since the launch of the first awards in 2016. The awards have been running for the past four years, with each having its own unique theme representing the women of the Northern Cape. The aim of the enterprise awards is to highlight and celebrate the achievements of female entrepreneurs and their contributions towards the development of the local economy, through job creation and equal opportunities within the province.

Mme reka thusa provincial manager, Gladys Motshele said the competition is there to uplift and encourage women from different areas in the province to continue with entrepreneurship.

“The Trust Fund’s aim is to recognize the tireless journey, hard work, outstanding achievements and vision of Small Business and Entrepreneurial success of Northern Cape women,” Gladys explained.

This year’s awards will take place on the 28-29th of August under the theme “reaching the peak”. The nominations for the awards are currently open with 6 different categories which cover start-ups to more experienced businesses.

The awards will take off with a skills training masterclass on the 28th as women from the respective districts will be descending into Kimberley. The official award ceremony will take place on the 29th May and will start off with a breakfast show where Mme reka thusa will shares success stories with the audience present.

Mme Re Ka Thusa Trust Fund was designed to address the challenges of women owned enterprises. By offering provision of credit for Women Enterprise Development and providing business development services to women enterprises.

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