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Teaching the business of social change

Altino Louw’s business turns plastic bags into handbags. It also employs uneducated people from the community in which he grew up. He’s a student of an academy that’s solving social problems by creating entrepreneurs who solve problems. Clearly. It’s the perfect example of addressing social issues from the inside out. First, identify entrepreneurial individuals from challenging communities. Then give them the […]

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Why social change is Altino’s business

He was born and grew up in Belhar, Cape Town, in a community characterised by gangsterism and drugs. He’s faced various personal, social and financial challenges, but always had a positive attitude and innovative spark. Altino Louw stoked that spark in the 2013 RAA class and in a business that manufactures quality products from household […]

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