Employement . Education . Enterprises

Building Communities

NESDA is an advocate for Economic Development and our ESD programmes are designed to facilitate the successful scaling and integrating of SMME’s into the commercial supply value chain.

Our 4 Fundamental Guidelines

• Preferential Procurement
• Supplier Diversity
• Supplier Development
• Enterprise Development

The above-mentioned guidelines allow NESDA to structure our services to meet business needs. The key component in this process is the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment policy to advance economic transformation in South Africa.

B-BBEE Compliance
We implement programmes and initiatives that comply with the broad-based black economic empowerment act (B-BBEE Act) and the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice. Supporting our programmes will ensure you points on your B-BBEE scorecard in the area of Socio-Economic Development, as well as Enterprise and Supplier Development achieved with intergrity.


Strategy & Advisory

  • ED, SD and PP pillar analysis
  • Strategy review and formulation
  • Operating model design
  • Core business and ESD integration
  • Programme design and implementation readiness

SMME Growth Support

  • Customised support for SMMEs
  • Integration into corporate procurement process
  • Generalist and specialist support
  • Immediate priorities balanced with holistic long-term approach
  • Access to Funding

Fund Management

  • Fund set-up including legal entity, governance structures, investment mandate
  • Sourcing, screening and feasibility of applications
  • Due diligence and development of relevant structures
  • Execution of transaction

Programme Management

  • Programme set-up and initiation
  • Programme management and execution
  • Programme monitoring, reporting and evaluation
  • Programme reporting and evaluation
  • Programme monitoring, reporting and evaluation
  • Programme Intergration