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GetOn gives a hand up with skills

GetOn thumbSkills are needed to build a business. GetOn teaches these skills to bright, ambitious youngsters who go out into the world burning with desire to help slash jobless numbers and grow the country for the better for all.

Foundation gets teens to become self-starters

Teen entrep thumbThe SA Teen Entrepreneur Foundation works with teenagers and their parents to foster an entrepreneurial spirit in the youth. It teaches them how to start up and run their own businesses, to beat unemployment.

African entrepreneur sold his belongings to start Kisua

Sam Mensah found out that it is better to give than receive: in giving gifts he received success in return, after he saw the potential market for African garments and designs around the world. A significant element of the business is to present a more truthful picture of the continent.

South African socks are a global hit

South African socks are a global hit

The trick to success is to keep going, says South African entrepreneur Nicholas Haralambous. If you hit a wall; knock it down and go on the next one. Haralambous is the ideas man behind Nic Harry, a range of bold socks and accessories for men that is making fashion waves globally.

Mbadika founder promotes women in tech

NetiaMcCray thumb Netia McCray has a few ideas to build a better world. One is to provide a platform where women in tech can tell their stories to young girls, to inspire them to enter the field. Good mentoring is another and, of course, there is education.

Momppy Mpoppy is young, black and beautiful

Like many entrepreneurs, Maite Makgoba had to overcome a lot of challenges to get her plastic princess on to the market. Now she can brag on social media when stars such as Nicki Minaj compliment this particular product.

South African initiative targets entrepreneur culture

South African initiative targets entrepreneur culture

South African businesspeople, government officials and celebrities got to together to launch Step Up 2 a Start Up, a programme that teaches schoolchildren and students about entrepreneurship and gets them to design, make and sell their own products.

Women of excellence: Linda Ben, active citizen of the world

Independent and determined, Play Your Part Ambassador Linda Ben is the founder and owner of project management consultancy Leshaua's, a mentor to young women, and served as the 2014 national president of Junior Chamber International, a global network of active citizens committed to creating change in their communities.

Women combat lack of electricity with solar power

Solar Sister empowers women in Africa to be entrepreneurs. They earn an income through selling solar power products, bringing light to homes across the continent and ending the terrible fires caused by candles and paraffin lamps that can devastate whole communities.

EcoBoxx helps micro entrepreneurs

amandla-project---thumbCommunity Chest searches for ways to help people get out of the poverty trap. Its EcoBoxx Entrepreneur Kit and Amandla! project do just this. Rather than simply handing out charity, they allow people to earn their own livings and so contribute to the economy.

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