Understanding small businesses in Khayelitsha
The USB SBA Research Unit undertakes research on various aspects
of small business development in Khayelitsha in order to gain an
understanding of, among others, the diversity, challenges, financing and
support structures of small businesses in these areas.
This is called the Khayelitsha Small-Business Project and it forms part
of the activities of the Small Business Academy (SBA) at the University
of Stellenbosch Business School (USB).
The USB SBA Research Unit is headed by Prof Wolfgang Thomas, professor
extraordinaire at the Business School. His areas of expertise include
Economics and Doing Business in Africa. This research is sponsored by
For further information, contact Prof WH Thomas at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 082 770 9694.
SBA Fact Sheets currently available
Fact Sheet 01/2014: Supporting Small Business Development in Khayelitsha
Fact Sheet 02/2014: Diversity of Businesses in Khayelitsha
Fact Sheet 03/2014: Needs and Challenges of Small Businesses in Khayelitsha
Fact Sheet 04/2014: Players in the Process of Small-Business Support
Fact Sheet 05/2014: Financing Businesses in Khayelitsha: Needs and Sources
Fact Sheet 06/2014: Need and Scope for Education and Training in Khayelitsha’s Small-Business Sphere
Fact Sheet 07/2014: SMME Support via the Provincial Government of the Western Cape