6 05, 2021

Starting a Community Garden: Growing Food for Those in Need

2021-05-03T19:06:34+02:00May 6th, 2021|Articles for Teens, Featured Articles|

Unemployment and poverty are widespread problems across South Africa, especially since COVID hit and left even more people without jobs. Unfortunately, a significant portion of South Africans constantly wonder where their next plate of food will come from. If you are thinking about starting a business with both the purpose of making a profit and [...]

29 04, 2021

Changemakers – Prioritising people and planet alongside profit

2021-04-26T12:59:18+02:00April 29th, 2021|Articles for Teens|

So many entrepreneurs start their own businesses with the sole purpose of changing their own lives and the lives of their family. But many others do it with a much bigger goal in mind – to bring about change within their own communities. These social entrepreneurs or ‘changemakers’ are constantly taking note of ‘patterns’ around [...]

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 [...]

8 04, 2021

Undoing the Bad Habits of the Past to Learn for a New Sustainable Future

2021-04-07T10:49:50+02:00April 8th, 2021|Articles for Teens|

The way in which humans live – and the demand for great excess and instant gratification – is dramatically impacting the state of our planet. We didn’t always live like this. In fact, sustainability was a key part of daily life until the industrial evolution of the 18th century. From there, human progress was connected [...]

1 04, 2021

Fashioning a Sustainable Future

2021-04-01T12:39:34+02:00April 1st, 2021|Articles for Teens|

Sustainability is the name of the game when it comes to all industries. If you’re hoping to build a sustainable future and thriving business for yourself, going green and keeping the environment in mind at all times throughout planning to implementation must be a priority. Not only will this work to alleviate your conscience, but [...]

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 [...]

15 02, 2021

Should you be considering Computer Applications Technology – CAT?

2021-02-08T07:51:01+02:00February 15th, 2021|Articles for Teens, How To Articles|

If you’re in Grade 9 this year, you’ll have big decisions to make regarding the remaining years of your high school experience, as well as your future career. You’ll soon be choosing your subjects for your senior years, and the choice is so much more important than you might think. After all, the subjects that [...]

26 01, 2021

The fourth industrial revolution in a post-COVID economy

2020-12-22T10:58:35+02:00January 26th, 2021|Articles for Teens, Uncategorized|

You’ve heard about the Industrial Revolution, but what about the Fourth Industrial Revolution? Let’s break it down, and explain what it means for you as a young entrepreneur! A couple of hundred years ago, the First Industrial Revolution introduced coal, water and steam to mechanise production. That allowed the Second Industrial Revolution to kick in [...]

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