Zimele

Zimele

Fine-tuned for nearly three decades, Ango American Zimele offers a blueprint for enterprise development. Thousands of small businesses have benefited over the years from the financial support and business acumen provided by Zimele, Anglo American’s renowned enterprise development programme.

Supporting communities by creating opportunities

Zimele – which means ‘Stand on your own’ in Nguni languages – was established in 1989 to develop emerging black businesses, empower entrepreneurs, and support SMMEs to make a difference in their communities. As South Africa’s largest enterprise development programme, we aim to make sustainable changes that enable growth.