A FIRST-OF-ITS KIND ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT HUB FOR STELLENBOSCH

For many years, the old clinic at 7 Victoria Street in the town of Stellenbosch nurtured the physical health of local communities. In 2020, the historical clinic will be transformed into a unique space that will open the doors to economic inclusivity in Stellenbosch – nurturing the vibrant entrepreneurial spirit in our midst to the benefit of all our local communities.

JOIN US AT THE HUB FOR THE PUBLIC PARTICIPATION DAYS ON 17-19 OCTOBER 2019.

WHERE IS THE HUB?

The old clinic (future hub) occupies a prime spot in the very heart of Stellenbosch – a mere stone’s throw from Eikestad Mall and within easy walking distance from the University campus, the town’s main taxi rank, businesses, restaurants and tourist attractions. Visit the Open Days from 17 to 19 October to see for yourself!

WHAT WILL THE HUB OFFER?

  • Affordable co-working space where entrepreneurs can rent hot desk spots

  • Meeting and training rooms

  • Trading/retail space for local products, art, crafts and services

  • Training and incubation services

  • Business mentoring

  • Internet connectivity and office equipment (e.g. access to printers and copiers)

  • Support in including these businesses into the local supply chain (e.g. assisting service providers to qualify for contracts and submit tenders)

  • Space for local NGOs that focus specifically on Enterprise Development/entrepreneurial development

WHO WILL THIS SPACE CATER FOR?

Ranyaka’s Building Business programme focuses on assisting entrepreneurs who come from marginalised communities who might not otherwise have access to opportunities such as these. Our focus aligns with the specifications as stipulated in the Municipality’s requirements with regards to the beneficiaries of this hub. Entrepreneurs who register on our database to express interest in making use of this space should meet the following criteria:

  • Qualify for B-BBEE-status

  • Be South African citizens

  • Be over the age of 18 years

  • Reside and conduct business within the Stellenbosch municipal boundaries (this includes the suburbs of Kylemore, Pniel, Lanquedoc, Johannesdal, Klapmuts, Kayamandi, Jamestown, Cloetesville, Idas Valley, Vlottenburg, Franschhoek, Lynedoch, Raithby)

Please contact us if you are interested, but are uncertain as to whether your area falls within the municipal boundaries.

ANYONE CAN CONTRIBUTE!

Watch this space for the launch of our crowdfunding programme. If, in the meanwhile, you would like to contribute towards the expenses relating to the Open Days in October or the project as a whole, please contact us or email Marli on marli@ranyaka.co.za.

CALLING PIONEERING INVESTORS

Funders, sponsors and donors who contribute towards this vision qualify for tax exemption as Ranyaka is a registered Public Benefit Organisation. Contact us if you can see yourself playing an instrumental role in helping us turn this vision into a reality!

INVITATION

MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD IN CREATING AN AMAZING SPACE

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION DAYS  •  17, 18 & 19 October 2019

From 17 to 19 October 2019 the Stellenbosch community at large and any other interested parties will have the opportunity to visit the old clinic in its current, pre-renovation condition. Visitors will be able to catch a glimpse of the proposed plans for the facility as they participate in a series of interactive displays – voicing their ideas for this exciting facility as part of an inclusive and open design and visioneering process. Pop in any time on:

•  Thursday 17 October  between 9:30 and 16:30
•  Friday 18 October  between 9:30 and 18:30
•  Saturday 19 October between 9:30 and 18:30

WHERE DO YOU FIT INTO THE PICTURE?

Add your name to the database during the Open Days or fill in the form below.

Artistic renders of some areas within the potential hub space. These are not the final designs. You are invited to come and help us create a look and feel for this amazing space!

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact Marli Goussard on 084 212 2000 or at marli@ranyaka.co.za. Alternatively, fill in the form below to let us know how you’re interested in getting involved.

LET US KNOW HOW YOU'D LIKE TO GET INVOLVED

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