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Business Plan
Competitions

Welcome to the Business Plan Competition platform! You are invited to test drive your ideas as an entrepreneur and forge your place in the growing entrepreneurial eco-system.

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BEDCO Capacity Building
Program

BEDCO's Capacity Building Program features targeted interventions to help grow  businesses based on an in-depth  diagnosis.

Target sectors

  • Agriculture

  •  Manufacturing 

  • Tourism and Creative Industries

  • Technology and Innovation

  • Renewable Energy 

Venture Capital Financing

Are you a Mosotho entrepreneur looking for financing to expand your business?

 

Take your business to the next level and apply for venture capital financing by clicking on the button below

Our Services

Business Development
Support

These services consist mainly of mentorship, acceleration, legal services etc.

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Incubation

Business incubation is a programme targeting youth business start-ups.

Access to Finance and Markets

BEDCO helps  entrepreneurs with entrepreneurial skills necessary to start businesses.

Entrepreneurship Promotion

BEDCO offers training on technical areas such as fashion design and tailoring. 

Latest News

TENDER NOTICE!

PROVISION OF SECURITY SERVICES AT BEDCO ESTATES

Basotho Enterprises Development Corporation (BEDCO) invites Request for Proposals (RFP) from locally, reputable and experienced firms to provide 24hrs Security Services at its following estates within Lesotho: Maseru (Sebaboleng); Maseru (Cathedral Area); Qacha’s nek; Mohale’s Hoek – (Bedco Commercial Complex); Mohale’s Hoek ( Bedco Industrial Estate) Hlotse (Leribe) and Teyateyaneng (TY) for the period beginning 1st April 2024 to 31st March 2026. (Only companies with a minimum of Five (5) years practical experience in providing security services are eligible to submit proposals).

Compulsory site visits commence from: 29th January 2024 to 1st February 2024 as follows:

  • Hlotse:  29th January 2024 @ 10:00hrs,

  • Teyateyaneng: 29th January 2024 @14:30hrs

  • Maseru (Sebaboleng): 30th January 2024 @10:00hrs

  • Maseru (Former BAPS offices): 30th January 2024 @14:30hrs

  • Mohale’s Hoek (CBD): 31st January 2024 @ 11:00hrs

  • Mohale’s Hoek (Industrial): 31st January 2024 @ 12:00hrs

  • Qacha’s Nek: 1st February 2024 @ 12:00hrs

DEADLINE: 

Tenders must be submitted on/or before 23rd February 2024, at 12:00hrs, at BEDCO, Sebaboleng, Maseru

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL!

FEASIBILITY STUDY AND DETAILED ARCHITECTURE DESIGN FOR BEDCO SEBABOLENG ESTATE

Basotho Enterprises Development Corporation (BEDCO) invites Proposals from eligible consulting firms with relevant experience and expertise to provide the following consulting services: Consultancy services for a feasibility study and detailed architecture design for BEDCO Sebaboleng Estate.

 

Sealed proposals in hard copies marked

  • (i) “Tender Submission for Sebaboleng Estate Feasibility Study” 

  • (ii) “Tender Submission for Sebaboleng Detailed Design”

must be submitted on or before 8th March 2024, at 12:00hrs, at BEDCO Sebaboleng, Maseru in a tender box located at the reception area, or submitted electronically as soft copies at the following email address: feasibilitydesign@bedco.org.ls .

Opening of the tenders will be on the same date at 12:15 hrs at BEDCO Conference Hall, Sebaboleng, Maseru.

 

A detailed Terms of Reference (TOR) and Submission Instructions document is available from the 12th February 2024 at a non-refundable fee of M1000.00 at BEDCO Sebaboleng payable at BEDCO Accounts office or by EFT: Bank Name: First National Bank, Account Name: The Basotho Enterprise Development Corporation, Account Number: 62483985803, Account Type: Commercial Cheque Account, Branch Name: Pioneer, Branch Code: 280061, Swift Code: FIRNLSMX.  Proof of payment should be emailed to feasibilitydesign@bedco.org.ls  in order to receive the TOR document.

 

A mandatory site visit to the Sebaboleng Estate located at Sebaboleng Maseru next to Puma Garage will be on the 19th February 2024 at 10:00am. Prospective tenderers must assemble at BEDCO Conference Hall, at BEDCO offices Sebaboleng before 10:00am.

 

All correspondence or requests for clarity or additional information must be communicated in writing to the Procurement Manager at the following email address: feasibilitydesign@bedco.org.ls  or call +266 58558266 during working hours (8am – 5pm Monday to Friday)  

Disclaimer: BEDCO reserves the right to cancel the bids before the submission or opening of bids, postpone the bids before submission/opening dates and to accept or reject any or all bids. BEDCO is not bound to accept the lowest or any bid.

INVITATION FOR APPLICATIONS! 

FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR

B Dev Property (Pty) Ltd.

Basotho Enterprises Development Corporation invites applications from interested and suitably qualified persons to serve as Non-Executive Directors of one of its newly formed subsidiary company, B Dev Property (Pty) Ltd.

B Dev Property (Pty) Ltd is a subsidiary company established with the aim of managing BEDCO property.

To fulfil the objectives of the company, there’s a need to obtain a mixed set of competencies, experiences and skills to strengthen and further enhance the delivery of the overall functions of the Board.

Requirements:

The potential candidates must be persons who are suitable to serve on the Board by virtue of their qualifications, expertise and experience in any of the following fields: Property Development and Management, Real Estate Management, Finance and Investment Strategies and Structural Engineering.

Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Senior Management role in their area of expertise.

 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 10 February 2024.

BEDCO and Lesotho Institute of Accountants (LIA) seals a strategic partnership with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

This week BEDCO and Lesotho Institute of Accountants (LIA) sealed a strategic partnership with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), aimed at boosting capacity-building efforts for MSMEs. Through this initiative, LIA will enhance the capacity building work of the BEDCO by providing business advisory, business development, strategy, risk, auditing, financial management and reporting services as well as related accounting and auditing services to MSMEs. 

 

LIA will further provide inhouse accounting services to MSMEs through its Graduates and Trainees who are being trained under LIA accredited employer scheme. This will enable the MSMEs to get the accounting services that will help them in Planning, Monitoring and Controlling their activities and resources effectively and make informed business decisions on a daily basis.

 

The MoU aims to strengthen the support structure for MSMEs in Lesotho by leveraging the expertise and resources of both BEDCO and LIA. Through this partnership, we aspire to create a more robust environment for the development and growth of MSMEs, ultimately contributing to the economic prosperity of Lesotho.

MSME TESTIMONIALS

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Hape Marite Mphale

"We now have practical human resources and a financial strategy that we are implementing. Our production capacity has increased by 100%. Through the relationships forged with incubates, we have begun to exchange services and source from one another."

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Neo Sekhesa

“Winning the funding assisted us in getting recognition for our brands . The training we got from the BEP was very impactful because we understood our business better. With the BEP fund, we were able to purchase equipment that expended our production by tenfold."

Our Partners

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Contact us now

Fill out the form, or call us to

set up a free consultation.

Service Areas:

Sebaboleng, Maseru, 100

business@bedco.org.ls

 + 266 5201 6100

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