SEDCO is a category “A” public enterprise under the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Trade established in 1970 to awaken, promote and support entrepreneurial talent with a vision and prime focus to create jobs and sustainable employment within the Small, Micro and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMME’s) and thus make meaningful contribution in the larger socio-economic development of the country.
Since establishment, a nationwide demand for SEDCO’s business education, training and consultancy services has been observed from active and potential entrepreneurs. Through our services, a substantial number of our clients have received financial support from local financial institutions. This is an indication that SEDCO is aggressively taking its rightful role in facilitating and guiding entrepreneurial activities in the country’s critical economic driver, the SMME sector.
We offer the complete formation of your Swazi Limited company at a reasonable charge.
Training Schedule 2019/20
You will understand how your business needs to be run and learn the best office procedures for your small business success.
Business planning process, the content of a small business’ business plan and its supporting elements, with the goal of better enabling business owners to meet future challenges in resource management.
One Household, One Product” (OHOP) is a community centred and demand driven initiative. The program adopts a participatory poverty alleviation approach through total involvement of households.
Fruit Tree Progamme.
The National Integrated Tinkhundla Fruit Tree Development Programme was launched officially by the Honorable Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Trade in October 2014.
The Graduates Enterprise Program (GEP)
is an initiative by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Trade, facilitated by SEDCO. It aims at creating job opportunities for graduates from institutions of higher learning who have not been absorbed by the formal job market.
SEDCO: is implementing the Business Incubator for African Women Entrepreneurs (BIAWE) Project that seeks to specialize in building the capacity of women entrepreneurs in chicken meat production, processing and marketing in the Shiselweni region. More
Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (EYA)
TheEntrepreneur of the Year awards (EYA) is a national annual event hosted by SEDCO. EYA was handed to SEDCO by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Trade for SEDCO to administer.EYA 2018 Applicaion Form