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The Impact Young Entrepreneurs Has on a School as a Whole

Testimonials from principals As a foundation, we are continually seeking to impact the lives of children on a small scale as well as a larger scale. Therefore it is excellent for us to hear back from the very people we are seeking to help. Previously we heard from parents, teachers, learners as well as Young Entrepreneur facilitators on how the …

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The Two Challenges Encountered By Young Entrepreneurs

How to overcome these stumbling blocks We cannot deny the impressive growth that Africa has experienced in the past 25 years and our transitions to a digital economy. However, we cannot overlook the increase in youth unemployment. This continent has the largest youth population in the world, accounting for 60% of the jobless in Africa. This is a frightening statistic. …

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP LANDSCAPE: WHAT DOES THE RESEARCH SAY?

The South African Entrepreneur Landscape: What Does The Research Say?

We are all capable of an idea. This is where youth entrepreneurship takes shape – with a plan which will either fulfil a need or provide a service. But what is the next step? Once you have conceptualized your concept, you will move on to the planning phase, and then you will begin to ask the question that holds back …

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Entrepreneurship: The Key to Economic Growth in South Africa

It is safe to say that economically, South Africa has had a difficult year. This year it was stated that we are currently in a recession. In 2017, the World Bank downgraded the county, forecasting our growth to 0.6 per cent from 1.1 per cent at the beginning of that year. The saving grace of South Africa is the need …

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How Young Entrepreneurs Foundation Impacts Adults

How Young Entrepreneurs Foundation Impacts Adults

An open letter from a Young Entrepreneurs facilitator In our previous blogs, we touched on the importance of teaching financial literacy and fostering a spirit of entrepreneurship in the lives of kids and teenagers. Furthermore, we have addressed the human value of these programmes and how it will yield so much return for these kids later in life. Along with …

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BizKids and BizTeens Financial Literacy Programmes

Financial literacy means many different things to many different people, but here at Young Entrepreneurs Foundation, we believe it forms the basis of entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship and small business, as so many studies have shown, not only provide a great number of jobs to the working sector, but the future is dependent on them to continue providing more jobs and secure …

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Why Young Entrepreneurs Foundation Teaches Children Financial Literacy?

As children get older, their capacity for learning increases, however when traditional teaching and education miss the mark, then educating children in the area of financial literacy should become a priority. Traditional education aims to prepare children for a career path, but once they reach entry-level positions and start earning an income, are they ready for the responsibility that comes …

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Young Entrepreneaurs

The Value of Investing in Entrepreneurial Skills Development

For many years, we have placed such a vital emphasises on the education of children. Many people have fought for the fundamental right for all children to have a primary, secondary and more recently a tertiary education. The reason why this is emphasised in policies and organisations dedicated to the plight is due to the opportunities that come with being …

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AON

Thank you AON for enabling us to #inspiredreams and empower kids to become the authors of their own destiny. Together we can change the lives of so many children and provide them with the necessary skills to go out in life and become valuable contributors to the economy and society at large.

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STANLIB

We have a new corporate partner. Thank you STANLIB for enabling us to #inspiredreams and empower kids to become the authors of their own destiny. Together we can change the lives of so many children and provide them with the necessary skills to go out in life and become valuable contributors to the economy and society at large!

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