Long Walk From Loadshedding

Long Walk From Loadshedding

THE PROBLEM: Due to loadshedding people do not have access to electricity. Students struggle to study during these times without lighting. Many students also have to walk a long way to get home from school. THE INSIGHT: What if the students could generate electricity...
PRESS Ukungaluthando

PRESS Ukungaluthando

THE PROBLEM: The PRESS girls noticed that their friends were frustrated because of a lack of access to basic goods, such as toiletries, in their school hostel. Some of the girls couldn’t afford some of these goods. At times this leads to girls having no access to...

Team Greenhouse

THE PROBLEM: The planet is suffering from industrialization as each country’s carbon footprint increases rapidly every year. Also, specifically in South Africa, massive unemployment and malnutrition is rampant in poor communities   THE CHALLENGE: Many people do not...
Paragon Protein by the Spiruteens

Paragon Protein by the Spiruteens

THE PROBLEM: Malnutrition and poor health is a huge issue amongst children in poor and rural communities in South Africa and around the world.   THE CHALLENGE: When children are malnourished it can negatively affect their growth, development, and learning abilities....
BRainStorm

BRainStorm

THE PROBLEM: There is limited access to clean water in rural areas and townships of South Africa.   THE CHALLENGE: In poor areas, there are few water taps meaning people have to travel long distances to fetch water. The tap-water system is unreliable, as...
Kinkajou Portable Library

Kinkajou Portable Library

THE PROBLEM: One in five adults worldwide do not know how to read and its mostly common in Africa, up to 75% of the population of people are unable to read. A major delay in learning how to read and write is the unavailability of electricity at night-time in rural...