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Mpumalanga Business 2021-22

FOCUS Steel products

FOCUS Steel products company powers ahead after Seda boost Mboshini Engineering has gained new markets and is making new products as a result of partnering with Seda. Sbusiso Sibuyi started Mboshini Engineering Steel (Pty) Ltd in 2016 after the company he worked for in Lillydale closed its doors. The company belonged to his father and manufactured trailers, dumpers and burglar gates. Sbusiso bought the company from his father and hired him as a manager. With the skills he had acquired, he started manufacturing burglar doors and gates for the local community and the Kruger National Park. When the demand for burglar doors and gates increased, Sbusiso expanded his product range to steel window frames, door frames, trailers, steel structures, bull bars, aluminium frames and palisades. Few businesses were offering these products at that time in the local community and neighbouring villages. The business has increased its business assets by buying a tipper truck and a tracker-loaderbackhoe (TLB). Mboshini Engineering Steel operates from a warehouse in Lillydale in the Ehlanzeni District Municipality and employs three people (the owner included). Challenges • Lack of funding to develop the business • No business plan to access finance • Lack of marketing tools • The business lacked adequate business management skills or systems Interventions and solutions The client started working with Seda in September 2017 and the following interventions were commissioned: • Business management skills training • A bankable business plan was developed to enable the business to gain access to funding • Financial management training was facilitated by First National Bank • Seda facilitated the development of signage to advertise, promote and increase business visibility • Referral to ABSA Bank for funding • Advised to use digital marketing to market the company’s products and services • The client attended a five-day Empretec training course. Seda’s interventions benefited the client in the following ways: • The business created one permanent job, leading to a staff complement of four and sustained three jobs. • Turnover increased by 55%. • The business secured sub-tenders from the Department of Education. • Increase in client number and sales to such an extent that the company has had to open a business bank account and hire an accountant. • Submitted a business plan to ABSA Bank and received significant funding. The money was used to buy a TLB. • Accessed funding from the NYDA. • Received a sub-tender from the Bushbuckridge Local Municipality for the leasing of a watertank truck. Sbusiso Sibuyi says of the work done by Seda Mpumalanga in assisting him gain access to funding and to create the conditions for the growth of his business, “Seda is doing wonderful work in assisting even rural entrepreneurs.” MPUMALANGA BUSINESS 2021/22 52

SEDA Seda offices Seda contacts Provincial Office MPUMALANGA MANAGEMENT Koenie Seda Slabbert Limpopo - Provincial Provincial Manager Mopani Branch Tel: Office +27 15 287 2940 (located in Tzaneen) Fax: +27 15 297 4022 Email: Provincial Mr Koenie Manager: Slabbert: Provincial Mr Mashiba Kgole Ms Maseje Nchabeleng: Branch 2nd Physical Manager Floor Suite address: 6, Maneo 16 Building, Brander 73 Street, Biccard Bi-Water Street, Manager Polokwane 0700 Postnet Building, Tel: Suite +27 Suite 15 32287 Private 102, 2940 Bag Nelspruit X 93071200 Polokwane 0700 Tel: +27 15 306 6400 Tel: Fax: (013) +27 755 15 297 8730 4022 Fax: +27 15 307 2233 Seda Email: Vhembe Branch Email: Mr Marcus Physical Mukumela address: - Branch 2nd Floor Manager Mr Kgole Tel: Branch +27 15 960 8700 Nictus Manager: Building Carol Matsheka Physical address: 2nd Floor Fax: 086 634 8964 Physical 68 Hans van address: Rensburg Shop Street 21, Simunye ABSA Building Email: Shopping Old Polokwane Centre, 1263 Arend Street, Mutual Building, Old Group Scheme Offices, Mphephu 13 Danie Road, Joubert Thohoyandou Street 7950 Hazyview 0699 1242 Tzaneen Seda Tel: Capricorn (013) 799 Branch 5340 0850 Mr Email: Peter Capricorn Maredi - Branch Ms Matsheka Manager Tel: (located +27 15 290 8720 in Polokwane) Waterberg Branch Fax: Branch Mr. +27 Peter 15 Manager: 290 Maredi: 8736 Branch Florence Manager Mathebula(located in Mokopane) Email: Physical Tel: +27 address: 15 290 8720 South Wing, Govan Mbeki Mr Steve Botha: Branch Manager 1st Building, Floor Pharmarama Building, 68 Hans van Rensburg Street, Polokwane 0699 Fax: +27 Lurgi 15 290 Square, 8736 Secunda 2302 Tel: +27 15 492 9600 Tel: (017) 634 4339 Seda Email: Waterberg Branch Fax: +27 15 491 7361 Email: Ms Mathebula Mr Steve Physical Botha address: - Branch 1st Manager Floor Email: Tel: Nictus +27 15 Building 492 9600 Physical address: Old Nedbank Branch Manager: Ishmael Mmabadi Fax: 68 +27 Hans 15 491 van 7361 Rensburg Street Building Email: Physical Polokwane address: 16 Brander Street, Bi-Water 40 Retief Street Old Building, 0699 Nedbank Suite Building, 103, 40 Nelspruit Retief Street, 1200 Mokopane Mokopane Tel: (013) 754 4380 0600 Seda Email: Mopani Branch Mr Mmbadi Vhembe Branch Martin Rafferty - Acting Branch Manager (located in Thohoyandou) Sekhukhune Branch Tel: Branch +27 15 Manager: 306 6400 Manase Netshisaulu Fax: Mr +27 Marcus 15 307 Mukumela: 2233 Branch (located in Groblersdal) Physical address: 156 Lorenco Email: Street, Manager Rotunda Circle, Malelane 1320 Mr Sabelo Ntshangase 27 Tel: Peace Tel: (013) +27 Street, 790 15 960 1st 1183 Floor, 8700Prosperitas Building, Tzaneen Tel: +27 0850 13 262 9430 Email: Fax: +27 15 962 4285 Fax: +27 13 262 Mr Netshisaulu Seda Sekhukhune Branch Email: Email: Mr Sabelo Ntshangase - Branch Manager Physical address: Bindulavhathu Physical address: Tel: Branch +27 13 Manager: 262 9430 Philiswa Mnguni Email: Physical Office Building address: 1st floor, Level 2–1A, Mutual Building Bareki Saveways 3rd Mall, Floor Shop Shopping No. 20B, Centre, Cnr Chris Corner Wild and Mandela Van Shop Riebeek 4 and Street, Office Groblersdal 10, 12 0407 Road Thohoyandou OR Tambo Street, Witbank 1035 Hereford Street Tel: 0950 (013) 655 6970 Groblersdal Mr Mnguni Email: 0470 We have built a strong team in the province made up of 16 Business Advisors, two Regional Facilitators and five Information Officers who have the responsibility of making measurable differences in the businesses that they assist. This team of Business Advisors works closely with a team of carefully selected service providers who possesses expert knowledge in different functional areas of business and industry sectors. For more information contact us us at: at: 015 013287 7552940 8730 or or visit our website: TOGETHER ADVANCING SMALL ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT

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