The Story so far…
Savuka Africa Media (SAM) is a Female-led Media Company, driven to provide practical technology, combined with media & marketing solutions, to cultivate and grow a mutually beneficial eco-system between Corporate South Africa and Township based enterprises, promoting economic inclusion and leading to sustainable economic growth.
The collaboration between our Media Marketing professionals and Technology partner aims to create a competitive business environment that will see Township Entrepreneurs competing across Africa and bringing more investment into South Africa.
SAM’s objectives are to redirect the journey of South African Township businesses and turn them into a highly profitable sector. Fusing together the rich history of this sector with current trends, to create a world class brand comprising of these resilient businesses.
This sector is “woke” to the vast opportunities at their disposal. They know through hard work and dedication what can be achieved and that they will positively contribute to the future growth of the South African Economy.
These businesses recognise the markets they serve and are committed to serving them with excellence. Through the support and assistance of SAM utilising both our technology platform and marketing services they will be able to “super-serve” their markets as well as explore new markets.
SAM wants to improve on the level of credibility and professionalism within this “informal sector” by showcasing how through embracing technology, these Township businesses will be able to :
- Streamline their business activities
- Manage customers more efficiently
- Build credibility for banking / funding purposes
- Identify growth opportunities
- Access new markets
SAM is driven to utilise and implement practical technology solutions to improve the lives of Township Entrepreneurs, SMME’s and their customers. Providing Township businesses and young entrepreneurs with access to affordable, tailored mass media advertising solutions.
In addition we commit to the following pillars within our service offerings to
Boost the economy – one Township at a time!
- Connecting SMME’s to new technology and marketplace opportunities to expand and grow their businesses
- Driving the support and commercialisation of Community based media solutions via SMME and Corporate investment
- Building a credible Township-hub database providing quality access and insights into Township audiences
- Sector specific Brand sponsored seminars and workshops for Corporates to engage with Township SMME’s and offer skills and training
- Connecting Corporates to Township SMME’s to achieve their Enterprise Development requirements and to drive on the ground CSI initiatives
Strategic partnerships with Corporates, Government and South African communities are imperative for the achievement of this success because when Township Businesses win, the entire country wins….. Khula Sande!