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Case Studies and Examples

[Case Study] Eskom: Simama Ranta High School Entrepreneurship Education Competition

simamarantaThe Simama Ranta competition is aimed at identifying and rewarding South African secondary schools that are exemplars and leading the way in entrepreneurship education. The Eskom Foundation believes that one of the best ways to curb underdevelopment in our communities is to teach the youth, at school level, to consider entrepreneurship as a viablecareer choice. Instead of studying to be job seekers, they should learn the skills to start and run successful businesses and in so doing, become job creators.

 

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[Case Study] Eskom Contractor Academy

The Eskom Contractor Academy addresses the national imperative to increase the number of functional small and medium enterprises, while also improving the quality of businesses that Eskom can procure from. This initiative aims to build the capacity of historically disadvantaged entrepreneurs, particularly youth and black women, to compete in the formal economy. The aim is to empower previously disadvantaged Contractors/Suppliers with fundamental business management skills to sustain and grow their companies. 

 

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[Case Study] Eskom Development Foundation sowing the seeds of hope

The Eskom Development Foundation is mandated with implementing the organisation’s corporate social investment strategy in sectors including enterprise development, education, healthcare and social and community development.

While Eskom is committed to keeping the lights on in homes and businesses to drive the country’s economy, it has dedicated some of its attention to lighting up the lives of people across South Africa and has been doing exactly that through the Eskom Development Foundation. Eskom’s key measure of its success lies in the value that it brings or adds to the lives of South Africans as it ensures that every rand spent on CSI is put to good use.

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