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.
Creativity is set to become one of the most in-demand skills of the future. From Cape Town, our DICE Young Storymaker reports on efforts to democratise the world of design and to bring creative education to new audiences.
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.