SEED is a non-profit organization based in Kayamandi, South Africa with a core focus on economic development by providing high-quality training and mentoring services that strengthen and support small-, micro-, and medium sized enterprises, inspiring and assisting entrepreneurs to accelerate their business growth and impact.

Our Mission

“To support the development of entrepreneurs and the growth of businesses.”

Our Vision

“To transform communities by nurturing entrepreneurial leadership and spirit”

Our Goals

  • To support business initiatives that are viable, innovative and fit with community objectives for economic development.
  • To encourage community partnerships.
  • To offer quality training and mentoring programs for entrepreneurs.To support business ventures that create jobs 
  • To involve various community stake holders in the design and delivery of programs and services.
  • To connect large companies (annual turnover above R5 million) that are interested in improving their B-BBEE standing with emerging micro and small enterprises (annual turnover of less than R5 million) and that are at least 50% black-owned
  • The SEED program has developed a structure that enables the development of micro and emerging enterprises from disadvantaged communities throughout the Western Cape area, particularly in our hometown of Stellenbosch. The SEED’ program is client focused and aims to address the unique growth needs of each entrepreneur by facilitating the appropriate development intervention such as:

    • Fundamental business skills training for emerging entrepreneurs
    • More advanced business skills training for innovative entrepreneurs
    • Mentoring support services that guide from business start-up to business success
    • Sourcing sponsored professional services; equipment and capital to enable capacity building

    Contact us

    Phone: +27 (0)21 889 8774
    Fax: +27 (0)86 515 7874

    Mailing address: PostNet Suite #280, Private Bag x5061, Stellenbosch, South Africa 7599
    Physical address: 118A Masithandane Street, Kayamandi, Stellenbosch, South Africa 7600