Marang Cake, Bread and Catering Co-operative

Marang Cake, Bread and Catering Co-operativeName of the Co-operative
Marang Cake, Bread and Catering Co-operative. Marang is a Setswana word meaning the “dawn of the new day”.

Date of Incorporation

Mbonambi Youth Co-operative

The co-operative produces bricks and blocks that are sold directly to the public and to government departments.Date of Incorporation
This co-operative, located in the Zulu Kingdom of South Africa, is still engaged in the registration...

Mogoto Youth Co–operative

Date of Incorporation
The co–operative submitted its registration documents in September 2004.


There are 3 female and 12 male members in the co-operative, ranging in age from 21 to 34 years.

Sbizundlombane Youth Co-operative

Date of Incorporation
The co-operative is in the process of being registered. All the necessary documentation has been submitted to the office of the Registrar of Co-operatives and it is anticipated that it will be formally registered in early 2005.

Membership of the Co – operative

The co-operative has 10 female and 5 male members...

Sarah Groot
Katende Billy

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Robin Puga
Julia Smith
Ian MacPherson

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