22 04, 2021

Eco entrepreneurs making a sustainable contribution to their communities

2021-04-23T08:40:03+02:00April 22nd, 2021|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles, Uncategorized|

What’s the solution to hunger and unemployment, and all of the other issues faced by South Africa’s poorest communities? While big business may have an effect on the broader economy, it’s South Africa's eco entrepreneurs that are having the most impact where it counts the most. When community members take the initiative and start businesses [...]

15 04, 2021

Purposeful climate change – our youth can pave the way

2021-04-23T08:40:23+02:00April 15th, 2021|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles, Uncategorized|

Climate change - it’s the phrase on everyone’s lips right now. From teen activists like Greta Thunberg to big business CEOs, everyone is talking about how we need to reduce the negative impact that we have on our world to ensure that we can build a sustainable future. Enter - Purposeful Climate Change, done on [...]

23 03, 2021

Going organic – the future of sustainable business

2021-03-16T11:59:27+02:00March 23rd, 2021|Featured Articles|

‘Organic’ is a marketing catchphrase that’s been around for a while - especially in the food industry. What precisely does it mean though… and is it really possible to build a financially sustainable business based on organic food and products? As a reaction to environmental concerns, health concerns and ‘big’ corporate food manufacturers, many consumers [...]

18 03, 2021

Who or what is a green entrepreneur

2021-03-17T10:14:19+02:00March 18th, 2021|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles|

You’ve heard about sustainable entrepreneurship - but what exactly is it, and who or what is a green entrepreneur? Is this type of entrepreneurship something that teens can get involved in? A green entrepreneur is someone who creates a business that benefits the environment There are two important concepts here - it goes without saying [...]

16 03, 2021

4 Ideas for Profitable and Sustainable Businesses to Start in Africa

2021-03-17T10:14:28+02:00March 16th, 2021|Featured Articles|

You have the passion and drive to be a young teen entrepreneur. You just don’t see yourself as a ‘fit’ for the corporate world. You’ve been encouraged to start a business doing something you love. No matter the motive, the intention is there, but it’s important to ensure that the business idea has the potential [...]

2 03, 2021

Are you a social entrepreneur? Time to challenge your thinking

2021-03-09T10:26:48+02:00March 2nd, 2021|Featured Articles|

Ever had an idea so crazy, it might just work? Young African social entrepreneurs are natural problem solvers. Africa has a unique set of social issues, requiring uniquely African solutions. Ideas that are too ‘out the box’ for first world countries thrive in African communities. And when you combine a little ‘crazy thinking’ with tech… [...]

8 02, 2021

From an online Academy to e-commerce platform – we need your help

2021-02-05T11:20:14+02:00February 8th, 2021|Featured Articles, Partners|

2021 has many exciting moments in store for SA Teen Entrepreneur and our young entrepreneurs. We are thrilled to announce that we’ll soon be expanding our online academy to e-commerce platform. Our goal for this platform is to provide a bustling digital marketplace for budding entrepreneurs to promote and sell their products and services on [...]

4 01, 2021

How can we empower the youth of SA’s future

2020-12-22T10:25:37+02:00January 4th, 2021|Featured Articles|

There’s no doubt that unemployment is a global crisis, especially among the youth. According to the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015 report, “73.3 million of the 200 million globally unemployed are young people (aged 15-24)” That’s a little scary. The stats in South Africa are similar. In Sub-Saharan Africa, the [...]

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