The 2019/20 financial year heralded the sixth administration with new priorities to build a better South Africa and commenced the last decade of vision 2030 as espoused in the National Development Plan, Vision 2030 (NDP). As the NDP advocates the role of SMMEs or small businesses including Co-operatives in the economic development trajectory of South Africa, the sixth administration prioritised the implementation of the NDP goals in particular as it relates to small business development.