South Africa’s SoulArt Foundation has created a community art centre and a safe space for youth in the heart of Soweto, by tapping into the power of waste and art. Now, the coronavirus has prompted a new project.
Two organisations have teamed up to help the residents of Melkhoutfontein upcycle waste into sought-after products – helping them generate an income, clean up the environment, and even tap into a part-forgotten cultural heritage.
Many of South Africa’s domestic workers supplement their low income by setting up a side business – often one with a community ethic. Our DICE Young Storymaker reports on a partnership that’s helping them achieve even more.
Our regional snapshot explores social enterprise in the world's youngest continent. This time we meet some of the investors – featuring GSG trustee Elias Masilela and the new African Venture Philanthropy Alliance.
South Africa venture 94 Colours offers a safe space for inner city youth to take to the stage, pushing the boundaries in creative expression while finding innovative ways to sustain itself as a social enterprise.