South Africa

WEConnect International in South Africa identifies, educates, registers, and certifies women's business enterprises that are at least 51% owned, managed, and controlled by one or more women. WEConnect International is the only non-profit organisation in South Africa that provides the seal of certification uniquely to Women Business Enterprises (WBEs), and also, that connects these WBEs with multi-national corporate purchasing organizations across diverse industries. Our signature seal of certification is a formal guarantee to corporations that they are purchasing goods and/or services from South African businesses that meet universal standards for WBEs. Find out more.

Click here to learn more about South Africa's economy, top industries, and top exports.

(June 14, 2017) See how WEConnect International helps Jean grow her certified women's business enterprise.

Jean is also the Country Director for WEConnect International in South Africa. Click here to read her bio.

PGTrainingJun2017(June 12, 2017) It was all systems go for 21 women business owners attending modules 3 and 4 of the South African P&G Training Programme in Johannesburg, for a full day of interactive training. Among them was Rene Gopaul, a women’s business enterprise (WBE) and Managing Director of Goya Experiences, whose enthusiasm for her business was matched by her determination to absorb and apply learning from this training. “I am here to found out everything I can to make my business successful,” said Rene.

(June 7, 2017) See how WEConnect International helps Melanie grow her women's business enterprise and click here to read her success profile.

Jean Chawapiwa
Country Director, South Africa
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