Social Enterprise

The pottery is made from local clay from the banks of the Tshipise River. The production of big and small traditional Venda pots, traditional serving dishes, flower pots and decorated ornaments are made in a unique and traditional way. Mukondeni pottery p ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

Mukondeni Pottery Village was started by Sarah Munyai who was born in 1921. She started doing pottery at the age of 12 taught by her mother. A group of five women at Mukondeni Village make clay pots at their homes and bring them to Sarah's place for sale. ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

The business consists of twelve members who work on craft, arts and beadwork. During the World Summit on Sustainable Development in 2002 one of the members was sponsored by the Alexandra Renewal Project to have the work exhibited at the conference.

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa
National Institute Community Development and Management (NICDAM)

Providing community development and training services (mostly accredited training through presenting Level 1 - 4 Qualification and/or skills programmes) to mainly NPOs and Social Enterprises, but also to Goverment and the private sector.

Classification CriteriaNot For Profit, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

Ndebele Foundation was started with the involvement of Francinah Ndimande, a well-known Ndebele artist in the village of Mabhoko. The aim of the foundation is to provide rural women in the village with the means to revive the creative spirit of their fore ...

Classification CriteriaNot For Profit, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

This business was started by a group of unemployed women and youth from the local community who wanted to bring change to the community and their families. They started this business without any funding, but with peace and understanding they have built it ...

Classification CriteriaCooperative or Membership Association, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

Our carefully selected products are not only beautifully made, but are locally produced and often have a strong social and community benefit story. Our most heartfelt intention is that all the product lines we sell are sustainable and help to create harmo ...

Classification CriteriaEnvironmental Goods or Services, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

The Njombo Community Project started off with fifteen unemployed women that do sewing and embroidery. They received training in sewing and embroidery and now train each other. They make various products including duvet covers and curtains. They currently ...

Classification CriteriaCooperative or Membership Association, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

This project has started only recently. They have begun by making paper maché items and containers for decorations and are planning to make candles and perhaps polish.   A group of ladies realized that they could not sit around and do nothing, but ...

Classification CriteriaNot For Profit, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa
Nomanini

Nomanini is a social enterprise based in South Africa. Our vision is to support entrepreneurs serving their local communities. We believe that access to mobile services has radically improved and continues to improve the livelihoods of millions of people ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

Ntozobaba is a 100% black owned company established in 2006. Our company specialises in providing natural cooker safety gel and complimentary products which include safety gel stoves in all parts of Africa. We are located in Johannesburg, RSA and offer br ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

Provides employment opportunities and skills development. NGO providing services for intellectually disabled people at: day centres, houses, employment opportunities. These include recycling centres and re-use shops.

Classification CriteriaEnvironmental Goods or Services, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

Production of bags and lampshades from recycled paper and card whilst also promoting employment within the local community.

Classification CriteriaEnvironmental Goods or Services, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

Social enterprise that links tourists with local communities. Not for Profit

Classification CriteriaNot For Profit, Social Enterprise, Other Not Listed
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

Microfinance organisation based in Scottsville

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

Osizweni Handicraft Centre was established in 1970. It is a centre for disabled people, offering them an opportunity to train in different skills. It also aims to change the mindset of the inhabitants as well as the community, proving that disabled people ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa
Oude Molen Eco Village Tenants Association

Work on the development of the Eco Village for the benefit of all in and around Cape town including the tenants. Multiple Enterprises of all types.Within the Village we have as tenants with all of the above working collectively for the Village good. This ...

Classification CriteriaCooperative or Membership Association, Environmental Goods or Services, Fairtrade or Similar, Not For Profit, Social Enterprise, Other Not Listed
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

Pfunekani is a local initiative that provides crafters an outlet at which to showcase their goods from. They offer a good range of locally manufactured arts and crafts from beadwork to clothing.

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

This project has different crafts products, from beadwork to paper maché containers, with beads as decoration. They are also small farmers and grow spinach, beetroot, tomatoes, carrots and potatoes. The project is for the physically as well as mentally di ...

Classification CriteriaNot For Profit, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

Phambili was formed as a small industrial organization which specialises in manufacturing of candles, detergents and cane weaving. Its founders are visually impaired people who have been trained by the society for the blind. They have formed this organisa ...

Classification CriteriaNot For Profit, Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

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