The IDC is a national development finance institution, owned by the South African government under the supervision of the Department of Trade Industry and Competition.
What They Do
The organisation promotes economic growth and industrial development in South Africa.
To be the primary driving force of commercially sustainable industrial development and innovation for the benefit of South Africa and the rest of Africa
As a national financial institution, the IDC’s primary objectives are to contribute to the generation of balanced, sustainable economic growth in Africa, and to the economic empowerment of the South African population, thereby promoting the economic prosperity of all citizens.
Social Enterprise Academy
Social Enterprise Academy delivers transformational learning and development programmes for people and organisations working for social change.
We are a social enterprise driven by a vision of a society that combines economic activity with community benefit, led by dynamic social entrepreneurs and enterprises. Our unique approach to learning has helped thousands of social entrepreneurs and social change organisations to become stronger and more resilient, increasing both their impact and their economic sustainability.
Social Enterprise Academy South Africa is part of a worldwide network of 14 hubs, supporting social change within local communities and beyond.