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STANDARD BANK BASALI DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME 2024 APPLICATION

STANDARD BANK BASALI DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME 2024 APPLICATION . Since November 2021, Standard Bank in partnership with Giving Wings launched the Basali Development Programme. The name Basali (pronounced Basadi) is derived from Southern Sotho which means ‘women’. Each year we travel a journey of business development with female entrepreneurs, through practical online workshops and masterclasses led by subject experts to equip entrepreneurs with valuable knowledge and skills that will enable them to build thriving and resilient businesses.

To date, the Basali Development Programme has made significant strides in growing and scaling over 200 participating businesses across South Africa by creating access to funding, markets, and development.

BASALI WILL HELP YOU

  • With knowledge, skills and tools that will elevate your business strategy, to enable you to run a sustainable and profitable business.
  • With opportunities for financial support through grant funding sponsored by Standard Bank.
  • Unleash the power in you to remain inspired, motivated and committed to the entrepreneurial journey. 
  • Connect with business coaches, subject matter experts and fellow like-minded entrepreneurs who are committed to help you grow.

Are you an ambitious and dynamic female entrepreneur who is ready to take your business to the next level? Then, the Basali Development Programme is for you! This is a 12-month programme hosted virtually, anchored on business development through a series of structured workshops and masterclasses, each strategically designed for you to build a thriving and resilient business.

To Apply for this programme, you must meet the following criteria:

  • 51% or more black women-owned business (black as defined by the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act).
  • The business must be registered with CIPC.
  • The beneficiary must be a South African citizen trading in South Africa.
  • Total annual revenue of less than R10 million.
  • Commercially viable operations with foreseeable growth.
  • Not an Alumni of the Basali Development Programme
  • Not a Standard Bank employee

Please note the following:

This application form can only be submitted once. You cannot save the application form and come back to it at a later date. If you have any questions when you are filling out this form, please contact us at basali@givingwings.co.za.

The information you provide in this form will be treated with the strictest confidence. By completing this form, you give us consent to share relevant information with our third-party for marketing and research purposes. We reserve the right to request additional information documents or to perform audit procedures to substantiate or verify any of the answers provided on this application form.

Please answer all the questions honestly. There are no right or wrong responses. We are interested in ensuring that the Basali Development Programme addresses any key challenges that you have.

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Israel Wellington Jeremiah
Israel Wellington Jeremiah
I work to provide access to global experiences to all through educational opportunities like scholarships, training and conferences, fellowships, grants and awards, jobs, internships , learnerships and volunteer programs.
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