This page contains a list of partner organisations that focus on different aspects of business development in Uitenhage and Eastern Cape. Please post a comment below if your organisation is not listed and we’ll gladly add your information.

National Youth Development Agency

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) is a South African based agency established primarily to tackle challenges that the nation’s youth are faced with. The NYDA was established by an Act of parliament, act no 54 of 2008. The institution was established to be a single, unitary structure, established to address youth development issues at National, Provincial and Local government level. The existence of the NYDA should be located within the broad context of South Africa’s development dynamics.

  • Physical Address: Town Engineer Depot 76 Cuyler Street, Uitenhage next to Traffic Department
  • Telephone: (041)994 1138
  • Website:

Uitenhage Dispatch Development Initiative

UDDI Uitenhage Despatch Development InitiativeThe UDDI is a facilitating body that has been established to promote sustainability development in the region. It is a joint venture between business, government, labour and the community and aims to strengthen the Uitenhage and Despatch area as a major global player. The UDDI will seek to harvest the immense potential of its region by focusing on specific areas of development, initiating specific projects and managing these to achieve the overall objectives of the area. Ultimately, the UDDI aims to achieve the vision for Uitenhage and Despatch that will see its citizens flourish in an internationally renowned centre of business and living.

  • Physical Address: 1st Floor, Central Hub Building, Nelson Mandela Bay (NMB) Logistics Park, Uitenhage. 6230
  • Telephone: 041-978 8070
  • Website:


Raizcorp is Africa’s only unfunded for-profit business incubator model, which provides full service business support programmes that guide entrepreneurs to profitability. Raizcorp has created “ProsperationTM” – its own unique, world-renowned model of business incubation. Founded in 2000, Raizcorp has become Africa’s premier business incubator model. Through a rigorous selection process, programmes are targeted to those with the highest potential to succeed. Once selected, the entrepreneurs are exposed to a high-touch support programme that continues to produce excellent results. In association with the Da Vinci Institute, Raizcorp operates as a faculty of entrepreneurship, offering entrepreneurial learning approved by the Council on Higher Education (CHE). Raizcorp is the first business support organisation in Africa to be recognised as a Centre of Excellence by the Small Firms Enterprise Development Initiative (SFEDI), the UK government-approved standards setting body for entrepreneurial development. Raizcorp works with entrepreneurs, corporates, and governments around the globe in order to support entrepreneurial development strategies and initiatives.

  • Physical Address: 58 Cannon Street, Uitenhage next to Ocean Basket
  • Tel. 041 922 5119
  • Website:


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  1. MPower Bearings is the only level 1 BBBEE company in the Port Elizabeth/Uitenhage area. MPower Bearings is an authorised Timken distributor, but will sell alternitive brands as well. MPower Bearings is selling bearings, seals, belts, motors, gearboxes, chain, sprockets, thread lockers, adhesives etc.

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