THE BUILDERS BOX
A SMART CONTAINERIZED SOLUTION ADDRESS THE CHALLENGES of
INEQUALITY, UNSKILLED YOUTH & SMME DEVELOPMENT within South Africa

Your Community Paint & Hardware Store

In partnership with Builders box this is a one-stop community centric hardware store delivering customised solutions aligned to the needs of the community and our customers.


Store Offering:

  • Paint & Primers
  • Cement & Sand
  • Brushes & Rollers
  • Spades & Trowels


Community Initiative:

The focus will be on township revitalization and growing the building and construction industry by delivering products and services to the doorsteps of local communities. Builder box will endeavour to provide formal building trade skills for unemployed, youth and women. Further empower local SMME’s through the onsite business support centre. Customers now have a one-stop shop at their doorstep for most of the basic building or construction related solutions.


Youth Skills & Developement

Skill development will provide you with practical experience needed to help improve your chances of employment.


Painting

Prominent Paints provide on site training to candidates in the basic skills of painting with both practical experience and theory of techniques.In addition to learning painting skills our partners such as PPC will teach candidates skills in Brick Laying, Brick Making and Plastering. While other building skills such as tiling, flooring, ceiling installation and pumbing are also taught along with business and work skills development.


First Builders Box officially opens

Prominent Paints is proud to present The Builders Box Soweto! A one stop building and paint store situated in the heart of Jabulani, next to the Soweto theatre. The launch of the Builders Box on Friday, 5 May 2017 was a great success bringing a mix of stakeholders – local businessmen, media, DIY enthusiasts, sponsors and corporates together to celebrate a milestone achievement. The event was well attended and widely supported.

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The Builders Box is destined to become a thriving business hub that will support local entrepreneurs in the community to grow their skills.  With this in mind it was only fitting that the guest speaker, Dr. Lucas Maloi a truly accomplished businessman, shared his insights into what it takes to become a truly accomplished entrepreneur. He shared his story from failures to achievements and encouraged guests to drive their success through commitment and hard work. Representatives from Prominent Paints, PPC and GotGame also took to the podium ahead of the ribbon cutting ceremony, which was followed by celebratory refreshments and networking.

It was a fitting way to officially open The Builders Box Soweto – the first of many more such partnerships. Guests left with the knowledge that Prominent Paints is invested in growing communities through this unique initiative.


 
 
 

 

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