“We want to in­crease the work­force and cre­ate more job op­por­tu­ni­ties in a tough eco­nomic cli­mate.”

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are also planned in the Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga, specif­i­cally for ex­port pur­poses. “We have iden­ti­fied a sig­nif­i­cant mar­ket in th­ese ar­eas and we want to de­velop this over the next five years”. The busi­ness presently em­ploys ten per­ma­nent em­ploy­ees and Sthem­biso hopes to in­crease the work­force as the busi­ness grows, cre­at­ing more job op­por­tu­ni­ties in a tough eco­nomic cli­mate. Themzak Clean­ing Chem­i­cals was re­cently se­lected as one of the ben­e­fi­cia­ries of Me­dia24’s R24m Space to Grow so­cial re­spon­si­bil­ity ini­tia­tive. As part of this pro­ject Me­dia24 pro­vides small busi­nesses with R1m of ad­ver­tis­ing space in its print and on­line pub­li­ca­tions to pro­mote their busi­ness. Twelve SMMEs get the chance to grow their busi­nesses as part of this small busi­ness de­vel­op­ment ven­ture. Sthem­biso be­lieves the Space to Grow cam­paign pro­vides “high vis­i­bil­ity in a highly val­ued busi­ness mar­ket, one that favours growth and it will give us in­creased vis­i­bil­ity that could po­ten­tially also pro­vide global ex­po­sure”.

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