SAB Foundation Impact Report 2023

SA Breweries Nov. 28, 2023, 10:04 p.m.

South Africa places a lot of hope in small businesses and entrepreneurs to create jobs for the future.

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MTN's R1 million Women in Digital Business Challenge is transforming South Africa's tech industry.

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 1, 2023, 12:01 p.m.

The MTN Foundation today kicked-off their second annual million MTN Women in Digital Business Challenge.

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Meet the Cape Town entrepreneur breaking barriers in male-dominated appliance repair programme

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 24, 2023, 12:47 p.m.

Makaziwe Mazaleni (30) is making remarkable strides as a pioneer in a sector traditionally dominated by men.

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APPLICATIONS OPEN: SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Programme 01 August - 5 September 2023

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 2, 2023, 12:12 p.m.

Applications are now open for the SAB Foundation's Tholoana Enterprise Programme, an 18-month programme designed to empower entrepreneurs from all business sectors to build successful and sustainable businesses.

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The Resilent Entrepreneur: Kabelo Johannes Mosia's Journey To Success

info@klassikdigital.co.za July 26, 2023, 8:28 a.m.

In the realm of entrepreneurship, few stories are as inspiring as that of Kabelo Johannes Mosia. Born and raised in an impoverished family, Kabelo's journey has been marked by hardships …

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Four decades of dressing Africa and beyond

info@klassikdigital.co.za July 25, 2023, 4:18 p.m.

Many of the world’s top businesses are family-owned and corporate wear manufacturers Imagemakers, is proud to have been in business for more than 40 years.

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Transforming South African Supply Chains: Township Entrepreneurs

info@klassikdigital.co.za July 25, 2023, 4 p.m.

One of the biggest obstacles faced by informal business owners in townships is either underdeveloped or even non-existent, logistics and supply networks. Two social innovators have risen to this challenge …

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Take your business to the next level – mentorship is a key factor for business success

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 13, 2023, 8:59 a.m.

Thought leadership: Itumeleng Dhlamini, Head of Programmes, SAB Foundation Entrepreneurship is an exciting journey filled with challenges and opportunities, and having a mentor to guide you along the way can …

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AMSTEL LAGER Salutes winning entrepreneurs through "I AMSTEL" Entrepreneurship Campaign

info@klassikdigital.co.za June 13, 2023, 8:50 a.m.

Amstel Lager, the iconic lager, took centre stage at the Soweto Theatre on Saturday night to honour the extraordinary journey of township entrepreneurs.

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R88 million entrepreneurial fund set up to support entrepreneurs

info@klassikdigital.co.za April 20, 2023, 1:05 p.m.

The SAB Foundation has announced the launch of an R88 million Financing for Impact Fund in partnership with Lead Impact Capital and the National Treasury's Jobs Fund.

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Brand South Africa Empowers SMMEs through Play Your Part Ignite

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 9, 2023, 11:04 a.m.

Small businesses are essential to the well-being of the South African economy, employing between 50 and 60 percent of the country (Kalidas et al, 2020).

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CCBSA boosts township SMMEs in Olifantsfontein

info@klassikdigital.co.za Feb. 27, 2023, 9:49 a.m.

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) partnering with the Gauteng Department of Economic Development (GDED) and the City of Ekurhuleni to handover CCBSA Bizniz in a Box (BiB) hawker stalls to …

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Empact Group goes beyond the scorecard with award-winning ESD

info@klassikdigital.co.za Jan. 30, 2023, 12:05 p.m.

Empact Group is a purpose-led, 100% South African-owned company, which keeps their company ethos at the heart of everything they do, not least of which is their Enterprise & Supplier …

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The SA men who have stepped up to mentor ‘fatherless’ boys

info@klassikdigital.co.za Jan. 26, 2023, 12:55 p.m.

For vulnerable children and youth, having a supportive mentor can be a life-changing experience.

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Call for township entrepreneurs as tyre programme gains traction

info@klassikdigital.co.za Dec. 15, 2022, 12:04 p.m.

Driven by the desire to empower young entrepreneurs and create employment opportunities in local communities, Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (SRSA).

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Global Entrepreneurship Week: HEINEKEN South Africa Green Seeds programme growing

info@klassikdigital.co.za Nov. 21, 2022, 8:12 a.m.

The HEINEKEN Green Seeds programme is an entrepreneur development initiative aimed at tactical long-term poverty alleviation developed by the sustainability arm of HEINEKEN South Africa.

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UNISA appoints Vodacom Business to keep students and staff digitally connected

info@klassikdigital.co.za Nov. 15, 2022, 5:09 a.m.

Vodacom Business has been appointed by the University of South Africa (UNISA) with immediate effect to provide future-ready digital solutions to students and staff of the institution as part of …

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WWF South Africa collaborates with township bag designer

info@klassikdigital.co.za Nov. 7, 2022, 9:07 a.m.

Partnerships with local entrepreneurs help find sustainable solutions to environmental and social challenges

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Brand South Africa: Play Your Part Ignite Programme

info@klassikdigital.co.za Sept. 7, 2022, 12:42 p.m.

With small businesses being the backbone of the economy, South African youth need to play their part as the future leaders of industry in the country.

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Supporting future entrepreneurs: Fundi presents at EDHE 2022

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 29, 2022, 9:41 a.m.

With more and more young people wanting to take ownership of their futures – and their finances – an increasing number of students are establishing their own “side-hustles” whilst at …

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Young community leader aims to create jobs in her community

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 5, 2022, 12:14 p.m.

Alinah Mazibuko, a community leader, is aiding disadvantaged youth with gaps in their education in becoming entrepreneurs. Her goal is to create jobs for the youth; and she has hosted …

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Sibaya Community Trust brings derelict building back to life and with it hope for skills development

info@klassikdigital.co.za Aug. 5, 2022, 11:49 a.m.

Sibaya Community Trust Trustee, Deshun Naidoo; Councillor Busi Ndluvu; Chairman of Sibaya Casino and Sibaya Community Trust, Vivian Reddy (front); Sorisha Naidoo; General Manager of Sibaya Casino, Virath Gobrie; and …

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HAC Entrepreneurship Forum

Hope Africa Collective Aug. 2, 2022, 11:51 a.m.

Our Hope Africa Collective team recently hosted an Entrepreneurship forum for current and past economic development students, inviting them into a space where they could hear from each other as …

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Entrepreneurs seize Play Your Part Opportunity

info@klassikdigital.co.za July 7, 2022, 2:46 p.m.

Brand South Africa’s 2022/23 business development programme, Play Your Part Ignite, is off to a rollicking start.

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When The Going Gets Tough, Entrepreneurs Can Thrive

info@klassikdigital.co.za July 7, 2022, 2:26 p.m.

Larry Soffer, leading Mentalist in Africa, widely and globally regarded as one of the best in Mentalism (magic of the mind) for acts of mind-reading, metal bending and telekinesis -shares …

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Calling all social innovators: applications for the SAB SHARP Awards 2022 are open

SA Breweries May 3, 2022, 5:37 p.m.

(25 April 2022, Johannesburg) The South African Breweries (SAB) in partnership with the SAB Foundation, has established the SAB SHARP Awards.

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Growing a successful crop of female entrepreneurs in SA agriculture

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 31, 2022, 10:07 a.m.

In the 2022 State of the Nation address, President Cyril Ramaphosa recognised the importance of supporting small-scale farmers and integrating them into value chains.

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A 26-year-old entrepreneur supplies canned chicken feet and necks to Shoprite

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 25, 2022, 8:07 a.m.

Tin Stuf, a canning company based in Limpopo, is selling canned chicken feet and necks at Shoprite stores around the country. But the journey to this point has been one …

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Donate monthly and stand a chance to win R1000 each month!

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 15, 2022, 10:08 a.m.

Black Umbrellas is excited to announce that we are now a society and scheme of the National Lottery Commission. Each month you donate R50 towards the Black Umbrellas Club, you …

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What happens when you partner with us?

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 15, 2022, 10 a.m.

Eco Acquittal is restoring dignity to rural communities. The company manufactures and distributes environmentally friendly treatment solutions for pitlatrines, portable toilets and septic tanks.

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Proudly South African calls on South Africans to rally behind localisation

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 11, 2022, 12:56 p.m.

“Recent events in Ukraine continue to disrupt global trade, underscoring the need to develop more robust local supply chains – which begins with boosting demand for local products to stimulate …

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APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE SAB FOUNDATION SOCIAL INNOVATION AND DISABILITY EMPOWERMENT AWARDS

info@klassikdigital.co.za March 4, 2022, 9:49 a.m.

It is that time of year again, when we open applications for the Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards. This is one of our flagship programmes, and we are always …

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Full Bursary Giveaway for the 'Entrepreneurship Mastery Programme'

THE SCHOOL OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP (SoE) FOUNDATION Feb. 25, 2022, 8:28 a.m.

Access to finance is credited as being one of the major stumbling blocks, as only a reported 6% of SMMEs receive government support.

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APPLY FOR THE SAB FOUNDATION’S SOCIAL INNOVATION AND DISABILITY EMPOWERMENT AWARDS 2022

SA Breweries Feb. 18, 2022, 9:25 a.m.

(17 February 2022, Johannesburg) Applications for the 12th annual SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards and 7th annual Disability Empowerment Awards are open for entry.

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Breaking Barriers to Funding

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Feb. 7, 2022, 12:01 p.m.

This year we are putting together our first edition of Womxn Series: Breaking Barriers to Funding. We would like to invite you to a group coaching circle facilitated by MORERO.

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Telkom FutureMakers powers ICT driven solutions with Soweto social entrepreneurs

info@klassikdigital.co.za Feb. 1, 2022, 7:41 a.m.

The Township Innovation Incubator programme launched by Telkom FutureMakers in 2021, enables township-based technology social entrepreneurs with innovative ideas to access technology development support,....

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Tech entrepreneur finds digital solutions for businesses

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 17, 2021, 9:25 a.m.

The ICT sector is evolving at a fast pace and there is an urgent need for the digitalization of business solutions. Nowadays, technology can be used to solve challenges faced …

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A Recipe for Job Creation in Africa (that works) – Get the Report and See How We Do it

The Human Entrepreneur - Finding Entrepreneurs, Building Businesses, Creating Jobs Nov. 2, 2021, 6:37 a.m.

South Africa’s unemployment rate has continued to climb from 30,1% in 2020 to a record high of 34,4% in 2021 (StatsSA, 2020), as the impact of the Covid- 19 lockdown …

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GE Invests $2.5 Million in the Next Generation of Johannesburg Engineers

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 14, 2021, 9:30 p.m.

‘Next Engineers’ programme aims to increase the diversity of young people in engineering and reach 3,500 local students

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South African entrepreneur launches AI Solution designed for breast cancer identification

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 12, 2021, 5:10 a.m.

Breast cancer remains the highest rate of mortality in South African women and those living in rural areas face multiple barriers in screening.

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BEST SOUTH AFRICAN APP FOR 2021 AWARDED TO AMBANI AFRICA

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 1, 2021, 10:54 a.m.

Locally designed free app creates fun way for children to learn African languages.

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How South Africa’s organisations can make a difference to the youth unemployment crisis

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 20, 2021, 9:44 a.m.

The REGENT Enterprise Development Hub is an entrepreneurial and innovation programme aimed at supporting small business development.

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South African bakery owner reaches new heights with his business

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 15, 2021, 9:17 a.m.

Bakers Creationz, founded in 2014 by Njabulo Sithole, produces premium quality confectionery and baked goods.

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Youth entrepreneurship programme finds opportunity in climate crisis

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 10, 2021, 5:55 a.m.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s recent landmark report painted a daunting picture for humanity.

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AWIEF2021 Global Speakers Announced

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 6, 2021, 5:46 p.m.

High-level global speakers to lead discussions on post-pandemic recovery and economic growth at AWIEF2021 Conference.

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APPLICATIONS OPEN: SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Programme

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 3, 2021, 12:49 p.m.

Applications open on 1 September 2021 and will close at midday on 30 September 2021

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Our brand new Skills and Enterprise Facility....

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 25, 2021, 7:40 p.m.

We are so excited to share our new growth into a brand new dedicated Skills and Enterprise Facility, in the neighbouring Capricorn Business Park.

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ENTREPRENEUR SPOTLIGHT: ORATILE SEABELA – MALII FINTECH

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 10, 2021, 7 p.m.

Oratile Seabela is the founder and CEO of MALII Fintech. This tech platform aims to solve the cash payment system, lack of public transport integration, financial exclusion, and inefficiencies in …

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Game-Changing Strategies That Actually Work

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 30, 2021, 7:06 a.m.

Bizly is the new Fetola platform for business owners and entrepreneurs. Packed with insightful, easy to understand articles on how to start and grow your business,Bizly delivers quality content (by …

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JABU BLOSE – VIDEO REMOTE COMMUNICATIONS

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 28, 2021, 5:12 p.m.

Jabu Blose is the founder of Video Remote Communications (Virecom), a deaf-owned video remote communications company that provides modern solutions for remote language services with the support of technology.

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CAPE TOWN MATRICULANT’S CREATIVE OUTLET INSPIRES GLOBAL AUDIENCE

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 7, 2021, 1:20 p.m.

A young matric learner from Cape Town had no idea that her love for design, and her first assignment in a design class would develop into a movement for mental …

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Job creation initiative fast-tracks entrepreneurial success

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 30, 2021, 2:52 p.m.

A job-creation initiative that aims to get unemployed South Africans started in their own small businesses quickly has been gaining momentum.

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Unlocking growth in the SME sector

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 30, 2021, 2:27 p.m.

This past year has tested the small business sector as they faced new challenges such as physical restrictions, multiple lockdowns and loss of revenue. But out of this crisis, one …

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School of Entrepreneurship creating excitement and gaining momentum

THE SCHOOL OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP (SoE) FOUNDATION May 18, 2021, 10:17 a.m.

Matric papers are currently being marked and thousands of young people and parents are anxiously awaiting the results. Finishing high school is a huge step forward that comes with a …

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WHAT IT TAKES TO BE AN ENTREPRENEUR

SA Breweries May 18, 2021, 9:55 a.m.

An entrepreneur is a term we hear a lot in this country and South Africa has a wealth of them.

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