Jun 17

Liesbeek River Clean-up

Activator Peter Atmore organised a clean-up operation of the Liesbeek River. He managed to get 20 volunteers with the Mowbray, Rosebank and Observatory area. Peter talks about the clean-up operation.


Jun 14

Africa’s Greatest Entrepreneurs

Activator Calvin has embarked on a project to document African entrepreneurs. He explains the reasons behind the project and why he feels that it is necessary. Africas Greatest Entrepreneur is a documentary series that comprises of profiles and in depth interviews with some of Africas greatest entrepreneurs.


Jun 12

The Social Entrepreneurship Incubator Model

Activator Thabang has been hosting a few idea sessions in Joburg. At the beginning of the month he held a Dragons’ Den/ ideas festival. He explains how the session was structured and what the outcomes were.



Jun 11

Lunch Box Project

We are looking at the high number of learners who come from disadvantaged backgrounds to school without having eaten breakfast or without a snack for lunchtime. We see a decline in the number of children who queue for food that has been prepared for them as they are sometimes teased for having to do so. And so, although the learners are hungry, they are too embarrassed to be seen queuing and would rather go hungry…”


Jun 11

Terence on Shift

Terence was on Shift a programme that is broadcast on SABC 1. He was explaining what Activate! Change Drivers is all about.




Jun 6

Mhlanganisi on SAFM

Activator Mhlanganisi was on SAFM to talk about the National Youth Engagement on the National Development Plan is trying to achieve.


Jun 3

100in1Day Intervention

100in1Day was about connecting people around their dreams for their communities, city and society, and then playfully manifesting them together. The concept was that over 100 urban interventions were…


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