A man has taken to social media to share how he has started his own business of producing washing powder in his garage. The Chemical Engineering graduate appealed for sponsors and funders.
Twitter user DanielTeazay took to the platform to advertise himself and the business he started in the humble beginnings of his garage. He went on to explain that unemployment was rife in the Free State, where he is based. His dream is to create jobs for locals but he needs sponsorship and funding in order to expand. Mzansi social media users were ready to advise him on a plan of action.
"So to @Entrepreneur_SA read Vusi Thembekayo 7 ways of a good pitch for some guidelines. Am also willing to assist you to secure some validations, compliance and copywriter and patent. We can slide to DM"
While omphy said:
"Speak to SEDA. They will connect you with like minded people and the plan to have your manufacturing plant will be easier to achieve. Seda is part of Department of Trade and Industry. They are funding young entrepreneurs who want to start manufacturing locally. I'm cheering for you hey"
NYDARSA responded to the tweet by saying:
"Hi Kemiso, please contact the NYDA Bloemfontein branch, at: GF Shop 125, Sanlam Plaza, Cnr Maitland and East Burger Street, Bloemfontein, 9301 Contact Details - (051) 411 9450. They will gladly assist"
"I really hope the IDC/DTI can help you out"
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that UNISA contract workers have a reason to celebrate after they were made permanent employees. They have been working for the institution since 2006.
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