DEPARTMENT HOST A DIALOGUE WITH ENTREPRENEURS WITH DISABILITIES
The Department of Small Business Development in collaboration with various stakeholders hosted the Disability Engagement Session on 27 July 2017 to 28 July 2017 in eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu/Natal.
The primary focus of the engagement/workshop was to communicate services that entrepreneurs with disabilities can access, communicate challenges and constraints experienced in accessing these services and committing to solutions that can benefit entrepreneurs with disabilities.
The second day provided an opportunity for entrepreneurs with disability to participate in a “Pitch Session” to talk about their enterprises as well as priority interventions needed to take them to the next level. Following each pitch, government stakeholders will make a firm commitment on how they will respond practically to needs the needs of each entrepreneur.