The first project took place in Manzini, Swaziland, in 2010. In the Manzini Youth Care, a project for young entrepreneurs funded by the EU, the young entrepreneurs were trained in the skills needed to run a business, in the area of marketing, customer care, accounting and innovation and creativity. In collaboration with DMOS Salesians.

 Jan Flamend, founder of, says the following about it: “It is not our ambition to impose Western business models, the challenge is to adapt to the local conditions and give assistance in capacity building.”

Valueselling South delivered training projects in Togo, Benin, South Africa, Peru, Uganda, Bolivia, and Cambodia.