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Lisa Johnston

Lisa Johnston

    Shot in the arm for small businesses
    Shot in the arm for small businesses
    In a proactive approach to investment, Vumela Enterprise Development Fund partners with small and medium enterprises (SMEs) for five to...
    A 'high-touch' journey to success
    A 'high-touch' journey to success
    What started off as a simple plan to convince retailers to donate excess garments and train unemployed single mothers in basic business...
    Open routes to enterprise
    Open routes to enterprise
    Open Africa is a social enterprise working with small businesses to establish authentic tourism routes in remote areas of southern Africa.
    The assets of youth
    The assets of youth
    By equipping youths with leadership skills and empowering them to believe in their purpose, Columba Leadership creates positive social change...
    Giant jump to the country's top 10%
    Giant jump to the country's top 10%
    From the moment they enter the campus, new recruits at the Tertiary School in Business Administration (TSiBA) are encouraged to “pay it...
    Health training where it's needed most
    Health training where it's needed most
    In an effort to fill vital health professional positions in rural hospitals, the Wits Centre for Rural Health set up a bursary scheme...
    Cool Capital Biennale: A creative space for PTA
    Cool Capital Biennale: A creative space for PTA
    There’s a joke among some of Pretoria’s cooler denizens that the correct spelling for the city is in fact Pre-historia. With its stern-faced...
    Peddling peace and pudding
    Peddling peace and pudding
    Take a bunch of city-worn souls, place them in a cosy, comfortable container, tenderise with bold lashings of flavour, add a dash of kindness, a...
    Clever about food security
    Clever about food security
    The Ackerman Pick n Pay Foundation is helping to grow food security in the face of climate change by fostering an entrepreneurial spirit among...
    Climate chaos turns fruitful
    Climate chaos turns fruitful
    The consequences of climate change often have the highest impact on indigent communities, with events such as storms and flooding creating severe...
    Mainstream in Cape Town
    Mainstream in Cape Town
    When the Cape Town Green Map was launched in 2009 it was with the conscious intention of positioning all things green firmly in the mainstream. ...
    Da Vinci exhibition elicits mixed reaction
    Da Vinci exhibition elicits mixed reaction
    After touring 40 cities worldwide, from Kuala Lumpur to Budapest, Da Vinci – The Genius is in Gauteng, where it will stay until June...