Umvoti Youth in Business Forum

2016-03-09 06:00

UMVOTI Youth in Business Forum has been established to deal with matters affecting businesses of the youth in Umvoti. The forum was launched on 1 March at a meeting arranged by the Local Economic Development Office of Umvoti Municipality.

This meeting was important as it offered opportunities for to the youth to be represented in forums in a quest to capacitate them with business knowledge and available business opportunities.

The following were elected to the youth committee - Dumi Mdluli (chairperson), Sphamadla Thusi (deputy chairperson), Hlengiwe Majozi (secretary), Mvuseni Mbatha (deputy secretary), Khethokuhle Maphanga (treasurer), Andile Khanyile and Nkosinathi Mzila (additional members).

Chairperson Dumi Mdluli, told the Greytown Gazette this forum will play a pivotal role in facilitating youth contribution in our local economy.
“We intend to establish a range of programmes to provide youth-owned businesses with opportunities to develop their entrepreneurial skills such as training in marketable job orientated skills, access to business funding and linkages needed to realise their full potential as young economic entrepreneurs.”

For more information contact Dumi on 082 562 3433 or email

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