Celebrating Women

National Women's Day is a South African public holiday celebrated annually on 9th August. The day commemorates the 1956 march of approximately 20 000 women to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to petition against the country's pass laws that required black South Africans to carry an internal passport, known as a pass wherever they went. [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:10:27+00:00June 22nd, 2018|news|0 Comments

Township female entrepreneurs empowered

A group of women from Soweto, Tembisa and Mamelodi graduated from the Gauteng Township Retail Enterprise Development Programme (GTREDP), which aims to empower female entrepreneurs involved within the township retail industry. The GTREDP for Women was established in 2017 and is funded by the Gauteng Department of Social Development. A ceremony held at the Protea Hotel [...]

By |2019-06-18T06:11:01+00:00April 11th, 2018|news|0 Comments