WELCOME TO GEP

GEP is an agency of the Provincial Department of Economic Development in Gauteng. The main objective of the agency is Small Business Development, this includes Financial and Non-Financial support to Small, Medium and Micro-Enterprises (SMMEs) and Co-operatives. It started operating in 2005 and its formation was informed by the province’s Growth and Development Strategy (GDS) which had identified SMME Development as one of the key levers to address the triple challenges of Unemployment, Poverty and Inequality.

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Vision

Sustainable SMMEs and Co-ops propelled into the mainstream economy of Gauteng

Mission

To provide unique, tailored financial and non-financial services that enable SMMEs and Co-ops to become active participants in Gauteng’s mainstream economy

Objectives

• To provide unique, tailored financial and non-financial services that enable SMMEs and Co-ops to become active participants in Gauteng’s mainstream economy

• Contribute to and facilitate revitalization of Gauteng’s township economies

• Increase the participation of SMME’s and cooperatives in the province’s mainstream economy

• Contribute to the growth and development of the key priority sectors

Values

Excellence
We will strive to serve as an agency of excellence in providing unique, tailored financial and non-financial services to SMMEs and Co-ops in Gauteng
 
Leadership
We will lead in reshaping the role and position of SMMEs and Co-ops away from the marginal to the mainstream economy.
 
Professionalism
We will provide speedy, responsive and relevant professional services in accordance with the Batho Pele principles.
 
Equality
We will facilitate equity, redress and access to economic opportunities and decent employment.
 
Innovation
We will foster, and practice, high levels of innovation, effective and efficiency.
 
Good Governance
We will consistently act with integrity and ensure accountability and good governance.
 
Partnerships
We will forge long term and sustainable strategic partnerships that will contribute to achieving GEP’s goals and objectives.

Committed to supplier development

GEP has strengthened its campaign to build black suppliers and township economies, and to improve the lives of South Africans within Gauteng.

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GEP Milestones over the past 10 years

Given the National legal and policy context as well as research conducted in response to the national policy framework informing economic development, the Gauteng Provincial Government established Gauteng Enterprise Propeller (GEP) through the GEP Act of 2005.

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Businesses supported by GEP for the past ten years

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