Designers in one of Brazil’s largest favelas are celebrating diversity, upcycling used fabrics and drawing inspiration from local history – and their creative influence has even spread across the Atlantic.
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.
The founder of In House Records – a record label under which all music is produced and performed by prisoners, and the winner of our 2019 Trailblazing Newcomer Award – talks us through his typical day.
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.
Pitching to a room full of investors doesn’t have to be terrifying. Pioneers Post sat in on a recent Deal Share Live session in Singapore, as creative entrepreneurs from around Asia shared their stories and grew their networks.