Social Enterprise

Accounting for International Development (AfID)

Accounting for International Development (A f I D) offers accountants the opportunity to use their skills to make a genuine difference as volunteers and to gain invaluable hands-on overseas experience in the International Development sector. Volunteer ass ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Other
Secondary Country/ Countries Where Active:Burundi,Kenya,Malawi,Namibia,Rwanda,South Africa,Tanzania,Uganda,Zambia
Africa Craft Trust

The Africa Craft Trust implements programs which enable the growth of commercially viable craft enterprises and invests in the holistic support of crafters and the sector. General information The goal of the Africa Craft Trust is to be a leading sout ...

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

Africa Smiles is a wholesaler situated in Waterfall, KwaZulu Natal. For the past 10 years we have been producing and marketing a range of beautiful African gifts. Our vision is, through craft work, to enable people to express their creativity in a cottage ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

African Home (AH) was established in March 2002 by two women who were both impressed with the high standard of crafts but concerned about the high rate of unemployment in South Africa. They thus started AH in order to open access to worldwide markets for ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

African Indaba brings cutting-edge news on African wildlife and incentive-driven-conservation on the continent. In addition to the regular bi-monthly newsletter, the Conservation Hunting link on this webpage features a continuously growing list of key res ...

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

African Spirit Craft Centre is situated in the main road of Estcourt, near the railway station. It specialises in the development of craft training skills like beadwork, painting, basket weaving, pottery and woodwork. It also provides training in business ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

Afrikania is a pottery business based in Phalaborwa. The products they make are unique to the area as they only make use of heritage elements of the area. They are a BEE, (Black Economic Empowerment) company that has already seen much success. Some of the ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

Ahifaneni Sewing Project is located in Waterval Township, next to the post office and near the ZCC church. This project specializes in making traditional garments, especially Vatsonga traditional dresses. Patroni decided to start her own sewing project as ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa
all womenrecycling

All Women Recycling is a small business, based in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town and is the result of Lynn Worsley's desire to create a sustainable and profitable business, while supporting the environment and empowering other women.   The klike ...

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

This project at the school is accommodated in the motor workshop, where an area has been set aside for ceramic work and another for fabric painting. They plan on setting aside an area for metalwork and welding in the near future. The items are all made by ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

The Amangwe Zulu Crafts business project is jointly managed by women elected from among the crafter and experienced volunteers in design, financial management and marketing. The aim is to provide opportunity for rural people to use traditional craft skill ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

AMWA started in 2000 as a retail outlet showcasing selected South African products as well as traditional artifacts from all over Africa. Having been in manufacturing for many years as well as strong designers, Lindy and Solly decided to open a workshop w ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

Microfinance

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

Socially aware online store. Babazeka is all about helping social-upliftment projects to develop and thrive. Our online store gives businesses who empower previously disadvantaged South Africans an easy way to reach more people like you so that in the end ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

All aspects of baboon conservation in South Africa - including education, advocacy and support for rehabilitation centres.

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

This business started in 2003 and produces high quality beadwork. Items for sale: Beaded dolls; Necklaces; Bracelets; and Christmas d├ęcor

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise,Other Not Listed
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

The Basotho Cultural Village is situated east of the Golden Gate National Park and offers visitors a unique look into the culture and traditions of the Basotho people. A living museum, the village shows reconstructions of traditional homesteads from the e ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa

Fair trade is a trading partnership, based on dialogue, transparency, and respect, that seeks greater equity in international trade. It contributes to sustainable development by offering better trading conditions to producers and workers.     ...

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

The Beehive EDC was started in 1992 as a job creation project by a group of churchleaders, businessmen and community workers. In time the focus changed to skills and business training to providing finance to entrepreneurs. The challenges for Beehive are t ...

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

Our Mission The Bicycling Empowerment Network (BEN) South Africa was established in Cape Town in 2002. The main mission of BEN is to address poverty and mobility through the promotion of the bicycle in all its forms. BEN imports used bicycles from Europe, ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa