ONE HOUSEHOLD, ONE PRODUCT (OHOP)
One Household, One Product” (OHOP) is a community centred and demand driven initiative. The program adopts a participatory poverty alleviation approach through total involvement of households.
OHOP has alleviated poverty in the various communities country-wide using existing businesses oriented to Agriculture.
• Animal husbandry - indigenous chicken, piggery, dairy, beef production etc.
• Crop husbandry – vegetables, dry grain and fruit crop production.
ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR AWARDS (EYA)
The Entrepreur of the Year Awards (EYA) is a national annual event hosted by SEDCO. EYA was handed to SEDCO by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Trade for SEDCO to administer. The aim of the awards is to recognize Small, Micro and Medium Enterprises (SMMEs) to start and grow businesses in their different categories.
ENTERPRISE YOUTH SCHOLAR PROGRAMME
This is a programme SEDCO runs for aspiring young entrepreneurs. It is mainly meant to encourage young people to consider enterprise as an option for employment. Since employment creation cannot accommodate the number of people entering the job market each year. It is for this reason that SEDCO took the initiative to encourage young people to use their skills to create their own employment. This programme targets junior, high school and tertiary students.
ESTATE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
Estate Development is a programme in which SEDCO nurtures small and newly established businesses .SEDCO provides sheltered and protective environment so that businesses have the best chance of survival during the most difficult times and after start –up. This environment includes rented office and workshop space at subsidized rates, business coaching and mentoring services.
BUY SWAZI CAMPAIGN
Buy Swazi is a campaign powered by SEDCO which promotes Swazi organizations, products and services that demonstrate high quality, local content and good labour and environmental practices .It encourages Swazi’s to buy locally-made products and services