Media release

Working together to grow an economy that benefits all

15 September 2010

15 September 2010

On Tuesday 14 September 2010, Government in partnership with SABC 1 brought you another episode of the reality show called “Rize Mzansi”. The tenth episode of this television series featured information on a recently introduced new program by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti) called the Enterprise Investment Program (EIP) focusing on the scheme offered to businesses in the manufacturing sector.

Government creates economic opportunities through the EIP with aims to increase employment and growth in line with the government’s National Industrial Policy Framework. The EIP supports medium to large scale investments as well as smaller enterprises with investment projects of 5 Million Rand and below.

In promoting growth and innovation in the manufacturing sector, EIP supports investments in both foreign and locally owned businesses by offering grants for investment in machinery, commercial vehicles, land and buildings.

To find out more about the find out more about the Enterprise Investment Program and how to access grants for the manufacturing sector  contact the dti  on 0861 843 384 or visit their website on

So, make sure to watch “Rize Mzansi” on SABC1 on Tuesday evenings between 18H30 and 19H30 as it highlights the economic opportunities in the Inclusive Economy for emerging entrepreneurs and potential beneficiaries.

Visit every Wednesday until 6 October 2010 to find out about economic opportunities that were aired on “Rize Mzansi”.

For enquiries, please contact:
Tshegofatso Modubu

Tel: 012 314 2400
Cell: 083 276 0786

Issued by: Government Communications (GCIS)


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