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This is my story: Nomvano Jim

I was born in Rustenburg in the North West Province of South Africa, but I stayed in the Eastern Cape with my grandfather’s sister whom I referred to as “makhulu” until I was 9 years old. I then came to Cape Town to live with my mother and seven siblings in Khayelitsha. I attended Ikhusi […]

Tourism Niche Strategy (TNS) and Implementation Plan

Mthente conducted research for the Cape Winelands Municipality. The objective was to develop a Tourism Niche Strategy (TNS) and Implementation Plan, focussing on sports and outdoor tourism; accessible tourism; and multigenerational tourism. The research study included a recommendations and ways to elicit buy-in from their key stakeholders.

Stakeholder Perception Survey for the Auditor – General of South Africa

Mthente undertook a Stakeholder Perception Survey for the Auditor – General of South Africa (AGSA). The survey evaluated stakeholder perceptions and expectations of the value and impact of AGSA’s products and services. It also assessed AGSA’s stakeholder engagement strategy and its impact on enhancing stakeholder relationships.

Research on the status of Black-Owned Manufacturing Enterprises in South Africa

Mthente recently completed an extensive research study on the status of Black-Owned manufacturing enterprises in South Africa for the Department of Trade and Industry’s (the dti) Incentive Development and Administration Division (IDAD), through the Product Development Unit (PDU). The study reviewed development funding available to B-OMEs and to determine appropriate interventions to develop and scale-up black industrialists in South Africa to become globally competitive.

Stakeholder Management Facilitation

A robust & responsive stakeholder engagement model is critical for organisational success and brand reputation. Managing different stakeholders is core to business strategy as it helps enhance strategic relationships, as well as business planning and performance.  It also assists organisations to understand and respond appropriately to stakeholder concerns. Mthente’s approach to stakeholder engagement is to offer […]

Impact Evaluations

Understanding the success of any project or programme requires strong key performance indicators that inform a systematic and evidence-based method to monitoring and evaluating. Our approach to Impact Evaluations is through Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation, which allows for assessment and learning that builds and empowers beneficiaries. It also allows for accountability and transparency. Mthente conducts […]