Limpopo Jewellery Cluster

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Limpopo Jewellery Cluster: Jewellery Business & Technical Incubator (LJC)

‘South Africa’s largest Development Project in the Jewellery Sector’

Location

Polokwane, Limpopo Province, South Africa

Cost

R7-mil to start with, Project grew to R 17-mil

Donors

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Duration

01/03/2008 to Present

Project Objectives

To establish the largest B-BBEE Jewellery Manufacturing, Training & SMME Development Project in the Limpopo Province.

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EU Heads Visit Project

Project Outcomes

  • Vukani Established the largest B-BBEE Jewellery Project in the Limpopo Province;
  • The centre was built from the ground up, on a greenfields site in Polokwane;
  • 34 young jewellers completed their training, of whom…
  • 18 were established as SMME businesses;
  • An additional 46 SMMEs completed their up-skills training;
  • Short listed for the SEED Awards 2011 for Social & Environmental Entrepreneurship;
  • International Association of Business Communicators African Gold Quill Award (2009);
  • Silver PRISM Award (2009).

 

Project Manager

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Project management, 17 years of community development, R 100 mil raised in grant-funds, ‘’Unique Integrated Development Model’’

Project

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Benefits large unemployed community, providing essential services directly to work-seekers, Development of scare and critical artisan skills for the mining, engineering and energy sector in eMalahleni, (witbank), Mpumalanga.

Funders

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