Paul Cartmel, the founder of NML, believes that BEE’s best chance of making a difference is through directly assisting small businesses. To this end NML provides office space, mentorship, web development services, and business advisory to Pigeon Pie a small design business.
Marwaan Sasman, Creative Director of Pigeon Pie has written about how this positive, stable environment was essential for Pigeon Pie surviving the early years of business. “It allowed us to learn, experiment, and build a solid foundation, giving us the runway we wouldn’t otherwise be able to enjoy.”
Read the full article and Marwaan’s thoughts on BEE and small business - How to Make BEE Work in Helping Small Businesses in South Africa