Business Forum: Events

Where business people meet"


 This forum also serves the part of our economic development. We engage all levels of business on how we can grow our SMEs. Enterprise development is the key drive of the forum.  The following events are used for the forum to meet it’s objectives;

  • International Women Indaba

  • Annual Entrepreneurship Day Summit

  • Bi-Annual Business Seminars

  • Annual Business Summits & Exhibitions

  • Awareness Road shows 

  • Breakfast Business Information Session

Cooperatives Financial Institution (CFI)

"Building Wealth through Collaborations"


Financial Inclusion is one of the key aspect in the economic agenda. WOVSA in partnership with the CBDA is in the process of forming a CFI with the aim of establishing a Women Co-operative Bank. 


Transformation: Enterprise & Supplier Development

“Turning Challenges to Opportunities”


We engage with the private sector / corporate to partner with us towards empowered suppliers in this instance women & youth co-ops / smmes being developed by WOVSA. We encourage the private sector to source from co-operatives / smmes and also provide with mentor-ship. The following are key aspects towards the ESD;

  • Preferential Procurement

  • Supplier Diversity

  • Supplier Development

  • Enterprise Development

Our focus is mainly on Section 400 which contributes 40% on the BEE codes

WOVSA Academy




Educate a Woman, Educate the Nation


This a platform for women to be developed through different skills development programmes. They are trained on how to be efficient and effective in their business.  The following skills programmes are implemented;

  • Technical skills

  • Business skills

  • Financial Management

  • Mentorship

  • Skills Transfer

  • Exchange Programmes

Social upliftment through Wovsa Foundation

“Planting a seed of hope”


Despite all the government interventions, there’s still many poor and underprivilliged in our country and WOVSA believes that working together can assist in making a difference in the lives of the poor.

We have initiated the underprivilled children support programmes, learners empowerment & development programmes and elderly support programmes

  • Our projects;

    • Dignity pack & Beyond 

    • Adopt a child Campaign

    • Underprivileged Children Christmas Celebration

    • High School Learners empowerment programme

    • Elderly SupportCitizen 

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