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The Tracker Academy in South Africa is a not-for-profit organisation, teaching the ancient skill of tracking to disadvantaged rural people. Ninety four per cent of graduates are now in permanent employment.
Acting like an animal tracker, taking tips from Japanese culture and not getting bogged down in the details… social entrepreneur Alex van den Heever shares the lessons and skills he’s learned working in social business in South Africa.
Working on a game reserve in Kruger National Park, Alex van den Heever saw first hand the debilitating effects of malnutrition on rural workers and their families. So he created a power product to help.
MPs and academics lend their support to ambitious targets for moving away from conventional plastics towards compostable alternatives
Despite being an expert in analyzing markets, being a kind philanthropist is different from the investment world. In fact, the humanitarian world is where your emotional passions will conflict with the efforts to impact with your money and time. 4 Books to Help You Get Started in Your Philanthropic Journey
Ten years ago, I moved to India to launch the Embrace incubator. My team and I had no idea what lay ahead of us; we were only equipped with our passion and dedication to make a difference in the world. A decade later, Embrace has saved over 300,000 babies around the world. It’s been a tumultuous ride – most things did not go as planned, and the company nearly shut down numerous times.