June 29, 2017June 29, 2017
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SA Unemployment Rate

27.7 %. The figure managed to surface through the shock of 200,000 leaked e-mails, the presidential parliamentary debate, the oppositions clamour for the fall of our president. 27.7%. South Africa’s official unemployment rate, is felt largely amongst young people between the ages of 15-34 who if they remain unemployed become unemployable. Amongst this group, young...

Lionesses of Africa review The Disruptors book
October 10, 2016October 12, 2016
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Lionesses of Africa review The Disruptors book

Essential Read: The Disruptors – Social entrepreneurs reinventing business and society by Kerryn Krige and Gus Silber As Lionesses of Africa is a social enterprise, this new book by Kerryn Krige and her co-author Gus Silber, resonates hugely with us. The stories of individual game-changers who are disrupting traditional ways of doing things in order...

The Disruptors: The Extended Edition continues to profile Social Entrepreneurs in South Africa
October 5, 2016October 12, 2016
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The Disruptors: The Extended Edition continues to profile Social Entrepreneurs in South Africa

– Johannesburg, South Africa – Never has there been a time when South Africa, Africa and the rest of the world needed to integrate the savvy of business with the urgency of social justice, like now. The world is turning to social entrepreneurship as a result, finding in the concept the sweet spot of profit-making...

Novation Now review of The Disruptors Book
October 3, 2016October 12, 2016
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Novation Now review of The Disruptors Book

BOOK REVIEW: THE DISRUPTORS – SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS REINVENTING BUSINESS AND SOCIETY Cover Illustration and Design layout The Disruptors has a brilliant cover illustration and design layout given the nature of the book and social entrepreneurship and innovation in South Africa. South Africa is a country of fences and boundaries. These fences are found not only...

Mary Raletooane wins Businesswoman of the Year Award!
September 29, 2016October 12, 2016
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Mary Raletooane wins Businesswoman of the Year Award!

CONGRATULATIONS Mary Raletooane, Director at Itekeng Disabled Centre for disabled, orphaned and vulnerable children, who has won the Businesswoman of the Year Award 2016 in the Social Entrepreneurship category! Mary is also one of our featured social entrepreneurs in The Disruptors book! A born community leader, Raletooane has initiated a number of community engagement projects....

Catalyst Magazine Review of The Disruptors Book
September 1, 2016October 12, 2016
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Catalyst Magazine Review of The Disruptors Book

The Disruptors: social entrepreneurs reinventing business and society is a riveting read that that demonstrates the power and possibility of transformation and the vibrant energy contained within the South African imagination. This wonderful book will inspire small business owners to commit to engage with a growing movement of citizens motivated to improve South Africa. Kerryn...

The Disruptors Book is on Sale now!
August 15, 2016October 12, 2016
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The Disruptors Book is on Sale now!

The Disruptors: Social Entrepreneurs Reinventing Business and Society by Kerryn Krige and Gus Silber Bookstorm Can business change the world? Can the world change business? For a new breed of social entrepreneurs, striving to build and grow enterprises that fight social ills, foster opportunity, and help to improve society, the answer is not can, it’s...