Archived Impact Reports

Archived Impact reports

2019

QUARTERLY UPDATE: JANUARY – MARCH 2019

ASISA’s Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) initiatives completed a record first
quarter, creating 232 new jobs and committing an additional R43 million in
developmental support of industry aligned small and medium enterprises.read more

2018

QUARTERLY UPDATE: APR – JUN 2018

The ASISA ESD Fund (the Fund) concluded the second quarter of 2018 with a scorecard that includes the creation of 128 new jobs and R29 million of capital deployed in support of black-owned industry aligned enterprises and suppliers.read more

QUARTERLY UPDATE: JAN – MAR 2018

The ASISA ESD Fund (the Fund) successfully concluded its fourth quarter and financial year at the end of February 2018. With the support of our stakeholders we exceeded our targets for the quarter as well as for the year, which pushed the Fund’s overall impact metrics to new heights.read more

QUARTERLY UPDATE: JULY – SEPTEMBER 2018

We recently restructured the operational model of what was previously the ASISA Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) Fund to enable us to place even greater focus on supplier development, thereby aligning with the requirements of the Amended Financial Sector Code, which came into effect on 1 December 2017. read more

QUARTERLY UPDATE: OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2018

During the fourth quarter of 2018, the ASISA SME Investment Trust deployed R14 million in investment support to industry SMEs and received R35 million in new contributions from funders for the continued financial support of SMEs. read more

2017

ASISA ESD FUND QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER – NOVEMBER 2017

The ASISA ESD Fund concluded an impactful third quarter, which has pushed our impact metrics to impressive new levels. To date the Fund has:

  • Achieved a 27% average revenue increase across supported SMEs;
  • Deployed R250 million in SME support & investments; and...read more

QUARTERLY NEWSLETTER – SEPTEMBER 2017

The ASISA ESD Fund closed a productive last quarter, deploying R8 million into business acceleration programmes for 160 black-owned SMEs around the country. We were also excited to approve R15 million in new investment facilities to provide access to finance for SMEs aligned to priority industry sectors. read more

QUARTERLY FUND UPDATE: MARCH TO MAY 2017

The ASISA ESD Fund was launched in March 2013 with little fanfare. Our aim was to roll up our
sleeves and focus on “doing” rather than “talking”. read more