The New Economy Accelerator aims to activate rural economies in South Africa to build an inclusive and prosperous society. Are you operating a business that is servicing rural areas, with a high social and environmental impact? Are you looking for support to prepare your business to scale up and attract investors? The NEA is targeting businesses in various sectors such as food, transport, energy, water, and housing and information technology. Preference will be given to enterprises that have incorporated the following new economy principles in their business models: Innovative forms of ownership, alternative forms of exchange and distribution of goods and services, focus on community upliftment and environmental sustainability.

The NEA will support 10 businesses by providing training, mentorship and access to finance. The key area in which the entrepreneurs will be drawn from is the John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality, with specific focus on the surrounding communities of Olifantshoek, Kathu, Deben, Mapoteng, Mothibistad, Batlharos and more.

APPLY NOW and stand a chance of being a part of an exciting programme promoting inclusive business practice in the rural economies of South Africa.

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