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Applications open for RLabs Innovation Accelerator 2016

Applications for the RLabs Innovation Incubator and Accelerator (InnovIA) 2016 programme are now open. Aspirant social innovators and entrepreneurs who are passionate about making a difference in the world and building scalable social enterprises are invited to apply here.   We are thrilled to be partnering with,...

RLabs Stories of Hope Resounding Success

RLabs hosted a "world first" SoH festival on the 11 and 12 December 2015 at the Nantes Park, Athlone, the same community where RLabs was founded and expanded its work in 22 countries, across 5 continents. This momentous occasion brought together 5000 community members from...

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RLabs Founder Marlon Parker to be interviewed on Morning Live

  On Friday, 11 December, RLabs Founder, Marlon Parker will be interviewed on the Morning Live show on SABC 2. Marlon will be sharing information regarding the #StoriesofHope festival on the 11 and 12 December 2015. This interview will be ideal to hear more about the work done...

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Stories of HOPE: From drug dealer to spreading HOPE

In a neighbourhood where youth believed joining a gang was part of life, Brent Williams fell into this trap which led to a life of drug dealing and violence. Previously known as a kind person, he joined a gang and was soon addicted to methamphetamine...

Stories of HOPE: Catching up with Godfrey Modise

Since being with RLabs in Botswana, Godfrey Modise,  learned during one of the training sessions to leverage and maximize the things you passionate about. In his case it was farming and that is where the journey of Farmers Guide started. According to Godfrey he didn’t have...

Marlon Parker, to Key Note the Global Entrepreneurship Week

Tomorrow, 17 November 2015, RLabs Founder, Marlon Parker will deliver the key note address at the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Week in Washington DC, United States. Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life,...

BBC Minute CatchUP making waves

Last week the BBC Minute CatchUP officially launched on the BBC Taster website.  Below is the official press release by the BBC team and we definitely excited to be part of this collaboration showcasing technology innovation from the continent. BBC World Service launches its first African-designed...

RLabs Innovation Showcase

Last week RLabs proudly launched 10 new social innovations through our Innovation Showcase. The article below featured in Disrupt Africa Cape Town-based social impact incubator RLabs has showcased ten new startups that have graduated from its Innovation, Incubation and Accelerator (InnovIA) Programme, bringing the total number...

RLabs acknowledged by Ashoka

RLabs founder, Marlon Parker, was officially inducted as an Ashoka Fellow last night. This acknowledgement by Ashoka is a true validation of the work by RLabs in changing communities in tension. Ashoka is the largest network of social entrepreneurs worldwide, with nearly 3,000 Ashoka Fellows in...

RLabs Namibia partnership with Finnish Embassy

This week was a big one for our team in Namibia as they started a number of new programmes through the Academy but also signed an agreement with the Finnish Embassy who will be supporting RLabs, currently hosted at the Namibian Business Innovation Institute (NBII)....