GIBS EDA and the Walmart Foundation – SMME Features

The GIBS Entrepreneurship Development Academy (EDA) capacitates township entrepreneurs through its GrowYourBiz programme; an initiative, made possible through a grant from the Walmart Foundation.


Afeefa Emeran


Serenity Clothing offers modest fashion for contemporary women. You can expect timeless fashion pieces for women of all sizes. Well-known for quality workmanship and fabric selection, the company can assist you with all your fashion apparel needs as their range extends from casual to corporate, to occasional.

Business name: Serenity Clothing


Scylla Nkuna


Scytech Science is a technology company that is located at Mariveni A in Mopani district municipality under the greater Tzaneen municipality. The IT company has been operating since 2018 and their services are provided to surrounding communities and towns.

Business name: Scytech Science

076 277 2490

Lawi Azola Njokweni


Amani’s Cuisine Experience offers meals and birthday cakes. “I have a passion for cooking and baking. This programme has helped me a lot when it comes to discovering myself as an individual on the business side and also as my capabilities as a businesswoman”.

Business name: Amani’s Cuisine Experience

 083 212 5086
@amani's cuisine experience

Beatrice Shabalala


Beatnard Trading Enterprise is an innovative BEE company with the primary objective of contributing towards local economic development and rural development through the establishment of economic development projects and the provision of a variety of services such as general supply, security, transport, infrastructure development, renovation and maintenance services.

Business name: Beatnard Trading Enterprise


Bhavna Govender


Masala JIVE is a fun, joyful, energetic Eastern aerobics class, derived from Bollywood Dancing, with a routine that keeps your body fit and in shape. It is an exercise done at the gym, which is open to anybody.

Business name: Masala JIVE

082 679 7147



Bronwyn Hendricks


Something Bronzie offers authentic craft jewellery with fresh, eclectic designs. With limited editions, this is ideal as a gift for someone special. From the southern tip of Africa. A simple creative expression of art.

Business name: Something Bronzie

082 305 1374

Chuma Peter


Lavish Clothing is a brand that was born and created to cater for everyone. It’s a blend of classic, class and culture fused with street lifestyle.

Business name: Lavish Clothing

067 120 0906

Denise Mubaiwa


A home-based business that offers fresh home-made treats to customers on their doorstep. Bringing the joy of good food to everyone.

Business name: Treats by Dee

 081 879 6576

Desiree Schrickker


A new privately established Tutoring School that assists adults over 21 to obtain their Matric certificate.

Business name: Tutor Basics SA

061 221 1718



Dineo Mpati


Kudzo Foundation tackles poverty, inequality and unemployment with fixing the homelessness problem and the lack of documentation as an entry point. The company aims to bridge corporate social responsibility with entrepreneurship and job creation through partnerships with various organisations.

Business name: Kudzo Foundation

082 054 1140

Fe Van Haght


Empowered Practices enables you with the toolboxes and road maps for managing your inner world, to break limiting patterns, and to live a life filled with meaning. Centered around holistic healing, emotional intelligence and self-worth, they offer one-on-one online sessions, workshops and motivational talks to large groups.

Business name: Empowered Practices (Pty) Ltd

063 184 8622

Kedibone Mawela


A training and development company established in 2019 to give registered members personalised and undivided support. We have improved over time have come to understand that our emphasis on quality and affordability was merely the first step toward making quality academic support accessible to students.

Business name: Amathuba Angenamkhawulo

074 570 2749

Koketso Matloga


Slay Queens beauty bar specialises in personal and beauty products like hair wigs, eyelashes and nails. The company will ensure you look and feel your best so you can slay like a Queen.

Business name: Slay Queens Beauty Bar

 079 859 4958
Slay Queens Beauty Bar
@Slay Queens beauty bar

Luyanda Booysen


Quality disinfecting and vehicle detailing at the customer’s preferred location. The company has gone green with all their services. A stationery spot for walk-ins, and mobile for corporates and individuals with five or more vehicles. 

Business name: Limitless Purification Services

062 890 2443
Limitless Purification Services



Malehlohonolo Mokoena


Divas House of Creation Company is a start-up owned by women. Our aspiration for industrial development for aluminum extrusion falls within the bigger South African plan. We provide a range of aluminum windows and doors that can bring a touch of class to any domestic & commercial property, combining high quality design and elegance.

Business name: Divas House of Creation

082 696 8028

Mturukanyi Dambuza


Exquisite Café is a casual restaurant that serves fast, fresh, healthy grilled meats and vegetables. We have a variety of healthy dishes. We cater for sit-ins, takeaways, collections and do deliveries. The restaurant is also available for hire for special events.

Business name: Exquisite Café

073 231 2904

Priscilla Hoosen


Cake box is a home-based cakery. The company does delectable home-baked cakes, cupcakes, bespoke biscuits, scones and personalised treat boxes perfect to celebrate any occasion. Every item is baked with love, precision and care!

Business name: Cake Box

082 322 0046

Naledi Evodia Phahlo


Deedee - Pty LTD manufactures and supplies household and industrial cleaning detergents. Products range from household cleaning products to soaps, disinfectants and perfumes. From small containers to bulk supplies.

Business name: Deedee Hygiene Solutions

081 099 6845
Deedee Hygiene Solutions

Lebogang Muerett Seabi


A private school offering an early childhood development academy, a creative writing programme, aftercare and extra lessons which includes computer classes with Stimuzone.

Business name: Pioneer Sitters Hub

067 162 3561
@Pioneer Sitters Hub

Nelisiwe Maboyane


A branding company dedicated to the economic empowerment of women. The talented team bring expertise and experience in journalism, graphic design, advertising and marketing.

Business name: Blaq Board (Pty) Ltd

061 404 4983

Nkhenso Shikwambana


Based in Tzaneen, the company was established in 2020 and is well-known for beautiful and tasty cakes. We can assist you with scones, biscuits, and cakes.

Business name: Manso’s Bakery

078 841 7945

Nobuntu Makapela


A family-friendly business that serves delicious braai meat and Sunday meals at affordable prices to suit your budget. Cups & Saucers Tshisanyama is your “Greatest hunger burster” and we ensure that our cuisine speaks for itself. Come and enjoy a plate of our delicious food!

Business name: Cups and Saucers Tshisanyama

072 281 1928

Nola Dlepu


We breathe and live customer serving with a passion for all-round development. Our flagship training programme, Inspired Serving, complements the traditional customer service training as it focuses on the individuals providing customer service as well as the organisation.

Business name: Kipaji Development Services

068 441 5755

Nolusindiso Mokoena


Tutoring services to students of all ages with varying levels of experience on different subjects. We offer test preparations, homeschooling and online tutoring. We assist teachers with marking assistance and typing.

Business name: Nolusindiso Edu Solutions

 072 040 9644
Nolusindiso Edu Solutions
@Nolusindiso Edu Solutions

Nonhlanhla Senty Malangana


Radiance Mobile Spa brings holistic and therapeutic treatments to the comfort of your home or office. Specialising in various massages and facial treatments. We focus on our client’s individual needs to give a personalised approach.

Business name: Radiance

 074 235 9284
@Radiance mobile spa

Nozipho Falatsi


We create and supply long-lasting scents as well as personal recommendations based on your favourite scent notes. On offer: High-end fragrances, home diffusers, bath salts, scrubs & lotions.

Business name: Scents By Kamo

074 215 7425
@Scents By Kamo

Ronelle Shai


A beauty, cosmetic and personal care company that helps women with their beauty requirements. We sell handbags and perfumes. We plan to branch out to fashion and make-up too. 

Business name: Roroshay-Beauty

079 856 6727

Sibusiso Twala


Sibusiso Twala Photography (PTY) LTD provides photography services, from shooting to printing and entry level of graphic design. We do weddings, baby and bridal showers, product shoots, birthday celebrations, and professional photoshoots.

Business name: Sibusiso Twala Photography

067 671 1584

Mishay Singh


Kzn Abrasives - Pty Ltd is a 100% youth-owned company specialising in the supply of a wide range of tools for the engineering and construction industries. We strive to provide our customers and clients with solutions and services of exceptional quality.

Business name: KZN ABRASIVES

061 825 8465

Sive Wotsitsa


Mjoli Property Solutions aims to become a leader in building and landscaping products and services in Port Elizabeth and in the Eastern Cape. We aim to be the go-to place for property and real estate owners, by providing quality, reliable and cost-efficient solutions.

Business name: Mjoli Property Solutions

068 239 5393
@mjoli property solutions

Taahirah Gani


We solve your problems by using strategy-driven design to help you bring your business to life. We pride ourselves on a collaborative process when delivering high-quality designs within your budget.

Business name: TO THE T DESIGNS

078 611 4607
@To The T Designs

Xholiswa Mpama


A 100% female-owned and led construction company. We offer general building and home renovation services and are based in Mamelodi, Gauteng.

Business name: Baikgaki M cons and cons supplies

060 357 7271
@Baikgaki M Cons and Supplies

Yamikani Joy Makhaya


A self-taught baker and founder of Yami Cakes, Yamikani Joy Makhaya created the business with the objective to distribute their pastries to customers, mostly in rural and remote areas. Yami Cakes’ products include mouth-watering pastries such as muffins, scones, cakes, jam tarts and biscuits.

Business name: Yami Cakes

@Yami Cakes

Yoko Majola


Sweet or Filling sells fast food, ice cream, smoothies, beverages, and snacks. We promote healthy eating and living through their indulgent but healthy versions of your favourite foods.

Business name: Sweet or Filling

084 526 2958

Zakithi Khumalo


Zah Clothing is a clothing brand that designs and makes unique ready-to-wear clothing for women and men. Established in 2014, we believe clothing is more than a brand, more than style, it’s also about the spirit of the clothing. The spirit of Zah Clothing is the freedom to be you!

Business name: ZAH CLOTHING

 076 462 0657
@Zah Clothing

Eubranesia Santi


A small business packaging and selling affordable and quality essential food items to the community right to their doorsteps upon order, without any risk of exposure due to the Covid Pandemic.

Business name: H.E.S Suppliers

073 352 5135

Kamogelo Seloane


We offer cleaning and waste management services to the entertainment and hospitality industry in Mamelodi and surrounds. Customised services to suit our clients’ specific waste generation needs for different events. We recently opened a Recycling Buyback Centre, buying and collecting recyclable waste from surrounding households and businesses.

Business name: Tomane Waste


Kgothatso Tlale


We were formed to provide services such as maintenance, cleaning, entertainment, and safety and security. We also supply products, cover property development and tourism and hospitality.

Business name: GROUP 27

062 824 1056

Khanya Mtyobo


We offer graphic design, website development and app designing, marketing and basic internet café services to the public.

Business name: compufix design (PTY)LTD

079 614 5377
@compufix design (PTY)LTD

Maheshri Girdharilall


The Fashion House of MishyG was established in 2013. You can expect modern and affordable designer wear made with imported fabrics and manufactured locally. We are proud to now trade on South Africa’s biggest online stores like Zando and Takealot.

Business name: The Fashion House of MishyG

072 714 1002
Mishy G
@Mishy G

Naledi Shandu


Naledi is a mentor for youth, an ECD practitioner, Sunday school teacher, radio presenter, family counsellor, inspirational speaker and writer. Bajabulile NPO advocates for the rights of youth living with different disabilities. The aim is to fight the stigma and superstitions around disabilities.

Business name: Bajabulile NPO

081 516 8024 / 061 344 2880
@Bajabulile Non PROFIT Organization

Nhlamulo Abed-Nigo Baloyi


A 27-year-old online model, brand manager, social media coordinator, digital content creator, influencer (Nike, Woolworths, Mr Price Home and Adidas) and independent chef. “I work with brands and businesses and entrepreneurs to build their businesses using social media”.

Business name: LORDXBADZ

079 177 4079

Nosikhumbuzo Dlamini


We offer premium grade and luxury hair extensions at affordable prices. Expect great density, long-lasting hair that is tangle-free so you can look and feel great without breaking your budget.

Business name: The Matriarch Affhair

062 657 7041

Thabo Kgapan


Based in Phalaborwa and Tzaneen in Limpopo, we are a catering company that will provide beautiful and delicious food and an unforgettable event served with care by our friendly & professional staff.

Business name: NEBO Lifestyle Pizza Bar

082 669 5042

Tshepo Mzamo


We are a retail store selling various essential products and goods with a mission to innovate the retail sector and grow into the biggest black-owned retail store in Africa.

Business name: BLACK Market

068 223 0301

Nonjabulo Xulu


We manufacture quality solid wood doors and produce pine and seligna timber doors and frames. We have two major deals with distributors and have monthly orders from local hardware stores around KZN.

Business name: AseLenge Doors

081 427 1559

Latoya Lebaka


We specialise in custom-made weaves from Brazilian/Peruvian bundles to all types of hair textures, with a variety of four head sizes. We also do cornrows, freehand, braids, weave treatments and eyelash extensions.

Business name: Latoya's Hair Salon

076 225 3591
 @LaToya's Hair Salon

Thabiso Gomo


We offer a variety of daily cooking options as well as impeccable catering for large events.

Business name: Tee’s Delight

081 387 6049
@Tee's Delight

Jenell Rebecca Pillay


Our core business is electroplating acid zinc. In the last year they have added factory consumables to the business. We currently serve the following manufacturing areas: automotive, furniture, and industrial components. Our primary finishes are zinc, blue passivation and yellow passivation.

Business name: Jk retailers


Theressa Mashaba


Our vision is to build highly competitive tutoring services that will become the number one choice for both parents and students at Palmridge. We encourage learners to love learning. We provide a platform for committed learners and those who need help with their studies.

Business name: SS Upliftments

076 706 6528


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