DTI defines cooperatives as “an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly owned and democratic enterprise”.

In plain English what is known as “stokvels” which have been in South Africa since the 1800's.

The need for Cooperatives in socially and economically challenged regions is the vehicle to ensure financial sustainability, and economic growth especially in agricultural and construction industries. 


Limadi Industrial Projects’ Enterprise Development Programmes focusses on Entrepreneurial Management skills through Capacity Building. 


Our courses include the following programmes:

• Developing a Business Plan

• Duties & Functions of a Cooperative

• Entrepreneurship in Cooperatives

• Equipment & Facilities