Description of business: building renovation for green world: infrastructure development, pipe lines, water mains replacement, sewer lines, general civil construction , steel fixing and concrete works, erosion / environmental protection, hyson cells, gabions, reno matress, stone pitching, Amor flax, hydro seeding , (green building material manufacturing), small road works, general building works and finishing
AFRICA SKILLS VILLAGE TRAINING AND MANAGEMENT SERVICES
Description of business: B-WOM HOLDINGS Inc. (Pty) Ltdis a Botswana based and 100% Botswana owned investment Company that incorporates a conglomerate of companies and investments spanning a wide-range of sectors. The Company creates and builds wealth, as well as manages the process thereof and facilitates the sharing of the wealth with less privileged sectors of society. Sectors include: Construction, Agriculture, hospitality and mining.
Description of business: Committed to universally inspire every individual to be masterful, powerful and live beautiful lives spiritually, mentally, vocationally, financially, in family, socially and physically.
Description of Business: Based in Cape Town, Bulgaz was founded in 2002 by Nadine Ognianov, a graduate of Marketing and Sales, after discovering the huge potential of LPG and the lack of sustainable, environmentally friendly energy in South Africa. We are 100% black woman owned and operated, making Bulgaz the preferred BEE partner. Nadine is also the Chairperson of the LPGas BEE Forum , with its headquarters in Johannesburg.
We offer expert advice and facilitation of autogas with Doytchin Ognianov at the helm. Doytchin, a graduate in Micro Processing Techniques from the Pravetz College in Bulgaria is a qualified Autogas technician, with up to date knowledge of the latest technology available to furnish your fleet. He has worked with various government departments and consults major vehicle manufacturers on Autogas Systems.
Description of business: Affordable Housing developments, Construction of low cost housing, Renovations,
Supply and Installation of patented industrial strength concrete palisade fencing,
Sanitation systems solutions(eco flush) , Water purification system , Project Managers, Building Material suppliers,
Plumbing, Electrification, Raft foundation speciality, Roofing
Description of business: Give patients the highest standard of physiotherapy treatment and the most affordable medical service in the areas of neurological, orthopaedic and renal care that is offered by a professional practitioner and to improve a patient’s quality of life by using high standards of medical treatment and intervention.
Description of business: Eyomama Security Consulting cc is a 100% black owned female security company. The company is run and managed by all three women members who are active in the business, operating as a legally registered Close Corporation. Eyomama Security Consulting offers a number of services associated with security industry. It is registered as a Close Corporation that provides the following services: Trained Security Guards, Chauffeurs and body guards, Banking services, Cleaning services, Credit control services, Events Management, Fencing.
Description of business: Fibertex Nonwovens is a diversified supplier of nonwovens. Cutting edge technological competence in all our manufacturing sites results in high performance products available throughout the Fibertex Group. Carding, aero dynamic carding, IR and air through bonding, fibre spinning, polymer extrusion, lamination and various surface treatments are all part of Fibertex technology portfolio.
Description of business: towards environmentally sustainable, socially and economically inclusive cities. Move away from a mechanistic world view towards an understanding of the interconnected nature of complex and dynamic urban systems. The institutional, management and operational model at local government level based on the idea that decision making involves processes of social learning, where solutions are based on social and environmental desirability [backcasting] and not on the uncertainty of an predicted future.
Description of business:Katekani Women Investment was formed in 1998 by a group of nine women. A shared passion for creating value and empowering disadvantaged communities is what keeps the group together. Initially our focus area was pure financial investment activities, however as the company developed we realized the importance of community involvement for the benefit of the Nation. We are firm believers of the adage “you empower a woman, you empower a Nation”. Since then, we started to diversify and got involved in other sectors where our expertise and skills were needed to make a difference. The group is made up of diverse individuals, each with solid business skills and a good entrepreneurial track record.
Description of business: Consultancy services, integrated waste management, supply of goods and wares, forensic services and medical disposable and consumables. Supply the bulk of forensic products as sole supplier of most of them and forensic equipment. Supply various Goods including corporate clothing and corporate gifts. Deliver various services including Building Maintenance and Road Maintenance.
Description of business: The PPC Women’s Forum is currently piloted at PPC’s head office in Sandton. The forum aims to represent a change agent in PPC when it comes to attracting, nurturing and advancing women’s talent to effectively lead PPC, whilst providing influential leadership towards diversity in the organisation. It will also be a platform where creativity and innovation is encouraged.
Description of business: Send It South offers the following solutions: For the NONPROFIT SECTOR through the deployment of Serenic Navigator, the world-leading financial management solution designed specifically for Nonprofits, international NGOs and the public sector. For the SMALL TO MEDIUM BUSINESS SECTOR through the deployment and support of the world-class ERP business management solution, Microsoft DynamicsNAV (previously known as Navision) is an integrated business management solution designed for growing companies with changing requirements. It is a world-class system that streamlines processes and delivers robust reporting and business intelligence.
Description of business: Sight Projects & Interiors (SPI) are specialists in the areas of Project Management, Interior architecture, Interior Design and specification within the residential, corporate, hospitality and retail sector. Our business focus is building alterations, additions, refurbishments, new homes and full turnkey tenant installations (corporate & retail) which comprise the bulk of the project management component of works. The interior design service covers all aspects of design and manufacture relating specifically to space planning requirements, furniture, specialized cabinetry/joinery, and electrical layouts, kitchen/bathroom/built in cupboards designs, tiling, general flooring and related trades. Specification of all finishes is one of the core focuses of our business with regards to homes, offices and retail space.
SOUTH AFRICAN WOMEN IN CONSTRUCTION (WESTERN CAPE)
Description of Business: The South African Women in Construction (SAWIC) initiative was founded in 1997 to empower women to gain access to contracts, training, finance and networks in the construction industry. South African Women in Construction (SAWIC) is a National Association of women entrepreneurs, including women employed in all areas of construction, from the skilled trades to business ownership, with International Affiliation to the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) in America and Australia.
Description of business: Our business is about energy saving, innovation, & quality. The company is a supplier & installer of a wide range of solar products. The company enjoys good business relations with a few preferred international & local partners operating in the solar industry.
Description of business: Actor, presenter, director, producer and voice artist. Women and children's rights activist. Global mc and motivational speaker. media and presenter coach. Rosie offers extensive media and presenter training workshops. The workshops include voice and breathing techniques. How to stand and present yourself in front of the camera. The training includes techniques of mastering interviewing skills and how to pose certain issues and questions. Rosie also highlights what not to do in front of the camera and what the correct posture and sitting should be adhered to, as well as insight into the appropriate clothing to wear. Lastly, she also focuses on how to write questions for an interview, the structure of the interview, tactics to avoid when interviewing, etc.
Description of business: Proficient manager with more than eight years’ experience in public relations, communications, media management, relationship building and event management. Part of the marketing team responsible for the re-imaging of the new Discom brand Media management, relationship and brand building and generation of publicity. Worked with high profile clients in the financial, property, lifestyle, consumer, retail and insurance industries. Committee member of The Cape Town Press Club 2008 – 2010.
Leading Women of Africa (LWA) is a Non-Profit Organisation registered in South Africa and has been in existence since its launch in May of 2008. The Organization has rapidly grown to become one of the leading Women Organizations focusing on Women Economic Empowerment on the Continent. LWA has established a collaborative, African and Global Network made up of academic institutions, associations, governments individual businesswomen and men, corporate companies, investors and funders.
LATEST NEWS AND REPORT _________________________________________________________
Stakeholders Meeting (Joburg/RSA)
Stakeholders Meeting Johannesburg, 9th November 2012 REPORT .“Leading Women of Africa (LWA) extends its utmost gratitude to PPC South Africa, especially PPC Women’s Forum.
Launch of PIDA (Accra/Ghana)
Role of Women in Planning and Design of Infrastructure Development in Africa FORUM DISCUSSION, Accra 24th April 2012 REPORT. This year, African Heads of State endorsed the launch of PIDA.
Women Investors Programme(WIP)
Brings together women in business in Africa and abroad as well as corporate companies that have Africa as part of their growth strategy, in order to access trade and investment opportunities (DURBAN)
The organization’s main programmes uniquely combines research, training and networking to achieve its objective of creating access to economic opportunities for women in business, at national, sub-regional and continental level. The main reason behind the existence of LWA is to encourage women to participate more in the rebuilding of Africa by accessing trade and infrastructure development opportunities and by increasing their skills and employment in the formal sector. This is directly in line with the Millennium Development Goals for Africa, namely gender equality, empowering women and the creation of global partnerships for development.