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Youth Business Competition and Entrepreneurship Seminar 2019

The Edgar Legoale Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 2018. The foundation was formed with the focus of empowering young people by equipping them with the necessary information and support to combat poverty. The foundation wants to ensure that young people are able to access opportunities and utilize them to the best of their potentials. It aims to do this by hosting an array of youth based and youth focused events whereby young people can access information and support for their empowerment.

As part of Celebrating youth month in June 2019, The Foundation has hosted a Youth Business Competition and Seminar . The seminar it is in line with the National Development Plan and the Department of Economic Development’s Youth Employment Accord’s Number 6 to engage young people in the entrepreneurship sector around what the government of Republic of South Africa intending to establish partnership with government and Parastalals with a view to provide capacity building for its constituents and ensure proper infrastructure and support (financial) for operations and sustainability of youth business.

As Edgar Legoale foundation , we believe there is a need to motivate youth towards entrepreneurship so that they can enter the mainstream business world, embark on an entrepreneurial career, and contribute positively to developing the national economy.

A youth business competition ran from the 10th of June 2019 where existing business, formal, informal, and aspiring to be in business were given an opportunity to participate in the competition and stand a chance of winning R10000 to kick start / grow their business. The competition was close on the 26th of June 2019 .

An Information Sharing Session/ Entrepreneurship Seminar where various government departments will be invited to present opportunities available for youth business will be under the following arrangements:

Date: 28 June 2019,
Time: 10am,
Venue: Parys , Forum Building @Ngwathe Municipality

Existing business, formal, informal, or aspiring to be in business were invited to attend and participate in the programme and attend the session.

For more enquiries:
Israel Fantisi – Project Manager: Edgar Legoale Foundation , Email: israel@edgarlegoale.com, Cell: 0672217510