Tag: social entrepreneur
A united community can overcome many challenges. Mary Raletooane has created work for more than 500 people, driven by the idea that "together we can do more".
Innovation, ingenuity, adventure, enthusiasm – these are all words that describe Monde Sitole, and they are all attributes he brings to his Educational Strategies Foundation to get children learning in a meaningful way.
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.
Bongekile Radebe is a self-driven young woman who has gained leadership skills through involvement in nation-building initiatives such as youth development programmes - including One Day Leader - and social entrepreneurship.
Two initiatives – one in Cape Town and one in Durban – are helping artisans and tradesmen to increase their business base. Trade-Mark and The Grassroute act like agencies and incubators, linking artisans and clients as well as offering them assistance in marketing and quoting.
Sizwe Nzima, a young entrepreneur from Khayelitsha in the Western Cape, runs an innovative business that is helping to solve overcrowding at public health facilities, while also improving the lives of people who rely on chronic medication.
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