- The project started with a group of ladies, who received technical sewing training, to head up a community project.
- The project has grown a great deal over the years, supplying shirts to Namakwa Sands and wrap-overs to Sea Harvest.
- Due to the hard work of our team of workers, orders for Namakwa Sands could be delivered ahead of schedule.
- Recently a conti suit was also designed and sampled to Namakwa Sands.
- Below left: Rhoda and Jolene are hard at work. Below right:Annelie is the floor manager who ensures good quality all round
- The West Coast Business Development Centre works together with Seda (Small Enterprise Development Agency) as an Enterprise Information Agency.
- This means that the West Coast Business Development Centre is Seda's footprint in the region.
- The West Coast Business Development Centre launched its Hydroponics project on 20 April 2010.
- It employs three members from he community
- This project was considered a great success and an extention of this project was considered by other Corporate partners.
- 30 March 2011 a second bigger tunnel was launched with PPC as the main funder.
- Below left: The two tunnels, below right top: PPC Saldanha General Manager and colleagues planting: bottom WCBDC Board Chairperson and PPC Manager at the Launch
- Skills Training is provided to fisherfolk in the West Coast.
- The aim of the training is to provide valuable skills that can be applied to every day situations in which fisher people find themselves.
- Recruitment was done in Doringbaai, Lanbebaan, Hopefield, Lambertsbaai, and Port Nolleth.
- Mrs Trudy Mills is the manager of this project on behalf of the West Coast Business Development Centre
- Below:One of the photo's taken during training