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August 12, 2014

 

EKhaya and Light House put housing crisis in perspective

 

"Although every citizen [in South Africa] has the right to access to housing, there are still about 3.3-million people living in shacks, who lack basic services, security and any hope that the government might taper their suffering within a reasonable time." BDLive spotlights e-Khaya as a safe, insulated, attractive, and inexpensive housing solution for people living in townships.

July 31, 2014

 

Stellenbosch 360 Cements Township Ties

 

The Newspaper covers our Kayamandi Hub's Mandela Day volunteer event involving FoodPods and e-Khaya.

May 14, 2014

 

Townships in South Africa: can design help solve the housing crisis?

 

The Western Cape has more than 200 informal settlements and over 600,000 people waiting for formal housing. The Guardian calls e-Khaya a "remarkable" and "innovative" solution to this problem.

May 9, 2014

 

Pitching perfect ideas to succeed in business

 

Hubspace Khayelitsha hosts a "Pitch Perfect" event in which 20 members pitch their business ideas to a panel of enterprise development and corporate social investment officers in hopes of receiving investment.

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September 23, 2013

 

Entrepreneur Loyiso Damoyi Presenting Ubuntu Bikes

 

Winner of Hubspace Khayelitsha's Pitch Perfect event, Loyiso Damoyi, pitches his cutom bicycle design business Ubuntu Bikes.

September 5, 2013

 

e-Khaya - an affordable informal housing solution

 

Director of e-Khaya Johnny Anderton talks at TEDxCapeTown about his simple, cost-effective ideas to improve the lives of those living in informal settlements. 

March 31, 2014

 

Growing Food from a Crate

 

News24 profiles the work of FoodPods at our Kayamandi and Philippi Social Innovation Hubs.

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