being the change – Under the leadership of Thomas Swana, PEDI is forging ahead with a plan to unite business owners and residents of Philippi. The plan will create a model for urban renewal and development in South Africa.
The development of key catalyst sectors is at the heart of PEDI’s drive to transform the economy of this, the Central Suburbs.
Vision & Mission
Vision – To build Philippi into a thriving urban hub where businesses choose to invest and grow, and where people choose to live, work and play.
Mission – To facilitate Turnkey solutions that will enable stakeholders across the wider Philippi community to create a shared vision.
PHILIPPI COMMUNITY, FARMERS TO BENEFIT FROM R40m INVESTMENT – Following Council approval, the City is now going ahead with agreements that will see R40 million of grant funding invested in the Philippi Agri-hub Project in Philippi East.
The City marked the launch of the project at the Philippi Fresh Produce Market facility with the signing of the agreement with the Philippi Economic Development Initiative (PEDI), a non-profit company and local implementing partner of the City.
The agreement was signed on behalf of the City by Osman Asmal, the Executive Director for Spatial Planning and Environment, and Thomas Swana, the Chief Executive Officer of PEDI, yesterday afternoon.
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