We grow the economy and create jobs by building businesses that last. Fetola has been tailor-making successful enterprise and supplier development programmes for our clients for over ten years. Programmes designed to accelerate small businesses, create jobs, and leave a lasting legacy. In recent years, we have started using our experience to help other organisations enhance and develop their own programmes, leveraging on our successes to create even more positive change.
GROUNDSWELL is a new initiative that seeks to solve environmental and social challenges by supporting viable business and social enterprise solutions to issues such as water scarcity, resource efficiency, and waste management. An initiative of small business specialists Fetola, phase one of the programme to ‘make green mainstream’ is being launched with seed funding from J.P.Morgan.
SABF THOLOANA. Our flagship programme, designed and implemented in partnership with the team at SAB Foundation, is now entering its fourth year and has become one of the most visible and impactful programmes of its kind in SA. To date, over 150 emerging businesses in all nine provinces have attained new levels of success during their time on the programme.
WASTE TO WING. A first in Africa, the Waste to Wing project aims to prove the feasibility of waste-based sustainable jet biofuel production and consumption in South Africa with the aim of replicating elements of the project in other African countries. Answering South Africa’s triple crises – energy, environment and an equitable economy – the project will enable 25 micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises to create a new supply chain to an energy company.