Use of a business hub with access to computers, internet, email, telephone and printing (at a nominal cost or provided for by Donor funding

Support & guidance with registration of Company, BBBEE verification and other business legalities

Open plan office/workspace & meeting rooms

Exposure through Seeds of Africa website, facebook, monthly newsletter and the Seeds of Africa network

Provision of risk and interest free seed capital:- Loans are given to businesses on the basis of business needs and on submission of a proposal. Of importance is to note that seed capital will only be considered for businesses performing in specific areas such as profit growth, financial records, innovation and effort.


Micro MBA (Managing Business Administration) consists of eight modules and a three month mentorship programme ensuring all elements are being practiced in the business:

  • Market Investigation
  • Using a calculator for business
  • Buying
  • Costing & Pricing
  • Selling
  • Writing a business plan
  • Money Management
  • Stock Control

In-house development training and workshops on core skills for running a successful business

Technical skills where relevant

Any other training requirements are guided by the individual needs of the entrepreneur


Mentorship and coaching is tailored to the individual needs of the business:

  • Weekly individual sessions with Seeds of Africa entrepreneurial development consultants
  • Weekly individual feedback sessions with Seeds of Africa business mentor
  • Once a month meeting with Seeds of Africa CEO to assess financials
  • Monthly one-on-one business mentorship sessions with a mentor within the business sector (if available)
  • Networking opportunities with other small businesses and entrepreneurs, potential investors, funders and customers
  • Access to opportunities, networks and support to apply for loans / seed funding.