The development of small, medium and micro-enterprises (SMMEs) in the Limpopo Province
Netshandama, Maluta Jerry
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The study is based on the development of Small, Medium and Micro-enterprises (SMMEs), in the Limpopo Province, Vhembe district. The purpose of the study is to investigate, give appropriate advice and make recommendations to entrepreneurs who are in (SMMEs), on how they can develop and grow their businesses, and access information and support from the SMME agencies within their districts in Limpopo Province in order to create more sustainable jobs for the Limpopo entrepreneurial community. The study also encourages entrepreneurs to continue investing in our country South African in particular Limpopo Province in order to alleviate poverty and unemployment amongst South Africans. To have sustainable growth in the SMMEs so that more job opportunities could be created and entrepreneurs earn sufficient return on their investment. The empirical research conducted in Limpopo Vhembe district was done in order to assess the actual picture of SMMEs in the district and to establish whether development of Small, Medium and Micro-enterprises exist or is taking place in the local district municipalities where local entrepreneurs operate their business activities. It was through the empirical research where the researcher wanted to establish whether the SMME agencies in Limpopo were working properly with local entrepreneurs and all relevant stakeholders in the SMME. Interviews were conducted with the officials of different SMME agencies in the Vhembe district to try and find what exactly they are going to train and develop rare skills within the local entrepreneurs and co-operatives.
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