Mkhuseli Koyana relocated his family to Hermanus to pursue his passion for tourism. He believes that there is a gap in the tourism market, and since the beginning of 2019 he has been developing his business enterprise with energy and enthusiasm, after receiving training from the Grootbos Foundation. He is extremely serious about his business and has registered with the CIPC and obtained a tax clearance from SARS. He is married and has a two year old son. His wife is a qualified nurse and is employed at the local Municipal clinic.
“My business involves guided walking tours of Zwelihle. I have developed two interesting routes including places of interest, restaurants/coffee shops, shebeens etc. The enterprise struggled initially but I have been working hard on developing relations with the tourism operators in the town. To date the average number of clients per week has been five which is reasonable given the very limited amount of marketing I have been able to afford. I am confident that with the appropriate amount of marketing support I’ll be able to grow this to at least 20 clients per week in the short term with the longer term upside being 40-50 clients per week. I need this loan for website development, computer support, printing of business cards, pamphlets and flyers as well as other promotional material.”
Total loan applied for R8500
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|Start Date||July 5, 2019|
|End Date||September 11, 2019|
|Time Remaining||The campaign ended 1 year, 7 months, 27 days, 4 hours, 24 minutes, 12 seconds ago|