About Us

The Empowering Institute start your own trucking company now

The Empowering Institute was founded in 1991 by Charl Johan Swanevelder (a.k.a. Swanie). With humble beginning the one man business operated from a house in Krugersdorp hiring out six and ten cubic meter.

Tipper trucks. The tipper-trucks were predominantly rented out to road construction companies.

The Empowering Institute business has evolved to the point where the business has key agreements in place to place. The Empowering Institute  members’ on which have or purchase a thirty four ton or larger.

Loading capacity vehicles. To keep the momentum running for the demand of large vehicles The Empowering Institute  continues to source new members who desire to venture into their own transport business.                                                            

The transport business opportunity is The Empowering Institute’s  Flagship Medium business model and has many success stories of assisting entrepreneurs with basic business knowledge into successful transport company owners.

In 2004 The Empowering Institute launched a very successful Caesars Chicken Franchise Brand which has expanded to 22 outlets in 11 years. The Caesars Chicken Franchise Brand is our Flagship Small.

Business model. The reality is that not all entrepreneurs have access to the required start-up capital to venture into a Small or Medium size business, The Empowering Institute has a selection of Micro Business Options.

The opportunities include;

Biltong making

Vending Machines

Pamphlet distribution

Poultry Farming

The Empowering Institute believes that entrepreneurship has to start somewhere and even if it is a humble start like making biltong soon the entrepreneur will be able to grow into a small business and then venture Into a medium size business.