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access markets for profit program

Next Training Dates: March, 7 - 10 2014 at SARCDA, Johannesburg

The Access Markets for Profit program is an innovative and practical, hands-on program which is designed for craft business in Africa who want to take their business to a new level of profitability. This four day course, held at the largest Trade Fair in Southern Africa, covers all of the key elements of running a succesful handmade business.

Immerse yourself in the market, conduct your own market research at SARCDA or Decorex, the top South African trade shows. Our program offers the latest trend and market information delivered by industry experts. We develop new content for each session to reflect the most relevant market issues facing the craft sector today. You will receive product review ideas from experienced designers and marketing experts.

Early Registration Deadline: February 10
Scholarship Application Deadline: February 21

Registration at the full rate is available until February 21.
Scholarships are available, and will be awarded based on merit and lack of access to funding. To apply, download and fill out the scholarship application form and send to admin@africacrafttrust.org.za.

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"I was helped a lot by you(ATASA Trust). I can now do new products by myself. I like what they do and thank them. I was not where I am now."

Nthabiseng Kalaki, Elleloang Mohair Weavers, Teyateyaneng, Lesotho 2 June 2010.

"I thank ATASA even if I don't have a lot of money my life is better. My peers smoke dagga and drugs, and I sit here and do work and give money to my mother and am independent"

- Makhosi, Nonhlupheko, OR Thambo, Eastern Cape, June 2010.

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- Costing and Pricing Training in Eastern Cape, 2008