Company Profile

 

 

 The Small Enterprises Development Company (SEDCO) is a public enterprise that is wholly owned by the Government of the Kingdom of Eswatini. SEDCO exists as a legal persona that was established in 1970 under the Companies Act No.7 of 1912 as a limited company and is a category “A” public enterprise under the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Trade. SEDCO is an organization established to create, develop and promote Small, Micro and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the Kingdom of Eswatini. We exist primarily to stimulate homegrown entrepreneurship with sustainable economic growth through entrepreneurship development and growth. To date, MSME development features prominently in the country’s strategy for economic development as articulated by the National Development Strategy (NDS), the Strategic Road Map for Economic Recovery and the MSME Policy 2018.

 

TO PROVIDE ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT INTERVENTIONS TO CONTRIBUTE TO NATIONAL ECONOMIC GROWTH, EMPLOYMENT CREATION AND POVERTY REDUCTION

 

 TO BE THE PINNACLE OF SUSTAINABLE ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT

i) Integrity

We firmly adhere to a generally acceptable code of ethics, and are honest, at all times, when dealing with all our stakeholders.

ii) Professionalism

We are committed to providing quality services and upholding ourselves to the highest standards possible.

iii) Innovativeness

We consistently search for and generate creative ideas and solutions in our endeavour to deliver on the mandate.

iv) Customer-centric

We prioritise customer needs at all times.

v) Team Work

It is our conviction that through collaborating with each other, and partnering with our stakeholders we can achieve more.

 

“BUSINESS GROWTH IS OUR BUSINESS”

 

 i) To promote an entrepreneurial culture among Emaswati through interventions and advocacy

ii) To stimulate the MSME sector, increasing employment opportunities and reducing poverty in the country

iii) To provide business development services to add value to emerging and existing MSMEs.