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GM Request to participate in Youth Entrepreneurship Programme

Youth day is a commemoration of the contribution of the youth during the struggle for the liberation of South Africa. The theme for the National Youth Day 2022 is “The Year of Charlotte Mannya Maxeke:Growing youth employment for an inclusive and transformed society.”

Development of youth entrepreneurship is a priority as it is an effective vehicle through which poverty alleviation, employment creation and essentially, economic growth can be achieved. The George Municipality recognises and acknowledges that young people are future leaders and a key mechanism through which economic prosperity can be accomplished.

George Municipality believes that enhancing entrepreneurs’ self- efficiency, entrepreneurship education and entrepreneurial network will facilitate the growth and development of youth entrepreneurs. To this effect, the George Municipality in collaboration with First National Bank and Seda invites all youth entrepreneurs to join and participate in the Youth Entrepreneurship Programme to learn about opportunities in South Africa and George for young entrepreneurs.

Date: Tuesday, 14 June 2022
Venue: Pacaltsdorp Civic Centre
Time: 09h00 – 14h00

The programme is designed to create and instil and inculcate a culture of entrepreneurship among the youth. The idea is to introduce young people to business ideas, activities and skills needed to
successfully launch, lead and grow micro-enterprises.

Interested youth (18-35 years old) entrepreneurs are requested to RSVP by returning the
completed registration form to Rosina Munro on 044 801 9173 or email
on or before 10 June 2022. The registration form can be obtained from the Worker Collection
Point and on the George Municipal Website.

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NB. Only those who have RSVP’d for the programme will be accommodated – no walk-ins will be
allowed on the day. Due to Covid-19 regulations only 60 participants can be accommodated. It
is therefore imperative that you register ASAP.

For enquiries and further information please contact Rosina Munro or Amy Kearns at the Worker
Collection Point Office, Industrial Road on 044 801 9173 or email /