The coming and going of cyclists from Songezo Jim’s cycling academy has become a regular sight since the professional cyclist started renting space at Chasmay Road. Songezo was aided in his move to the new premises by AWOL Tours who … Continue reading →
We took the opportunity to catch up with our bursary students last weekend. Most of them were back in Masiphumelele for the break between the academic semesters. Fortunately it has been a trouble free period on campus at all universities … Continue reading →
In addition to promoting educational opportunities for the people of Masiphumelele, Masicorp has also provided ongoing business support to a number of entrepreneurs from the community. Examples include the long established Nonny’s Bakery and Nondeyebo Art, who now sell to … Continue reading →
Back in November 2014 we were delighted to report on a formal partnership with AWOL Tours, who run bicycle based tours of Masiphumelele from the BEN bicycle shop in the township. AWOL generously agreed to donate R50 per paying guest … Continue reading →
This month sees the beginning of a partnership between Masicorp and AWOL Tours, who operate cycling tours of Masiphumelele in association with the Bicycle Empowerment Network (BEN). The relationship will see both organisations working together in the long-term to identify … Continue reading →
Masicorp has been delighted to host Idaishe Mandinyenya from the University of Edinburgh for the past two months. Ida has been undertaking research work on business entrepreneurship in Masiphumelele as part of her MSc course in International Development. Last week … Continue reading →
MASICORP is proud to sponsor Nonny’s Bakery and Café – one of Masiphumelele’s newest small businesses! Since it opened a few months ago, Nonny’s Bakery and Café has become a lovely little eating spot. The café is situated just a few metres … Continue reading →
Nonny is one of our newest entrepreneurs. She opened Masi’s very first artisan bakery and cafe at the end of 2012. Amongst her many talents: – she makes great cakes! If you’re visiting the township, drop by!