25 April 2018 - NW1121
America, Mr D to ask the Minister of Trade and Industry
Whether his department provided any form of assistance to co-operatives in each of the past five financial years; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, in each case, what is the (a) name of the co-operative, (b) total number of members of the co-operative, (c) type of co-operative, (d) service that the co-operative delivers, (e) physical address of the co-operative, (f) type of assistance provided to the co-operative and (g) current status of the co-operative; (2) whether any of the specified co-operatives will require additional assistance from his department in future; if so, what are the relevant details?
Two Co-Operatives were approved for the Agro-Processing Support Scheme (APSS), as follows:
Vuma Rural Development Primary Co-operative Limited
a) Khora Africa Projects Co-operative Limited
a) 7 members
b) Primary Co-Operative
c) Growing vegetables, processing & packaging of vegetables
d) D465 Road, Ward 8, Vuma Location. Eshowe
e) Cost sharing investment grant in buildings, machinery & equipment and commercial vehicles.
f) There is no disbursement yet to the cooperative
b) 5 members
c) Primary Co-Operative
d) Manufacturing of fruit juices, jam, dried fruit, chutney
e) 36009 Lehong Street, Mamelodi East, Pretoria
f) Cost sharing investment grant in buildings, machinery & equipment and commercial vehicles.
g) There is no disbursement yet to the cooperative
Should any of the co-operative require additional funds, it may apply for a relevant incentive programmme.