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A sure-fire success

Mark Ackers and Yusuf Alie, specialists in the fields of fire fighting, health and safety, first aid, forklift driving, rigging and slinging, established a niche company called SAFMA. They could fight fires, but they needed help with marketing. They also wanted to enter the Seda and ENABLIS-sponsored National Business Plan Competition.

We helped them with the development of signage to direct their clients to where they are situated. We also assisted them with the development of a business plan that they used to enter the Seda and ENABLIS-sponsored National Business Plan Competition. They won the first prize in the Green Sector category and were eligible for receiving one year mentorship from Young Professional Organisations.

We helped them with their branding and with a business plan they could enter for the competition, which they won, earning them some prize money! Furthermore, they are now eligible to be assisted by a mentor from Young Professionals Organisation.

International consulting group Accenture recently commissioned a film which featured SAFMA to showcase growing enterprises from the developing countries whose contributions to the prosperity of their respective countries were worthwhile. This film has been circulated worldwide to increase the business opportunities for these chosen business in terms of establishing international trade linkages with other businesses.

Talk about global exposure!