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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...

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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...

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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)....

RLabs Innovation Showcase: From idea to product

Next week the RLabs hub in Cape Town will celebrate its 4th year of innovation incubation and acceleration. Since inception 37 start-ups and social innovation projects were initiated via this programme that served millions of users through the various platforms. This year 10 new innovations...

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RLabsU: Taking skills training to the communities

Today RLabs launched an exciting new initiative called RLabsU providing access to various skills programmes to community members. RLabsU Hubs leverages existing community assets to host the training programmes through its "Academy in a Box model"   RLabsU champions in Khayelitsha (left) and Gugulethu (right) The two RLabsU hubs...

GoVarsity shines in Europe

One of the RLabs alumni start-ups, GoVarsity, have been selected by ED Tech in Europe to share their insights on helping more young people from disadvantaged communities to access higher education and the role of technology in education. GoVarsity, the 2013 Innovate Cape Winner, has been...

Africa Code Week: Why every child should learn to code

Last week RLabs hosted more than 30 young kids as part of the Africa Code Initiative in partnership with Google. According to the Africa Code Initiative, coding is the literacy of the digital age and children should be able to speak fluently and express themselves...

Maximizing Social Innovation to transform communities

"All labour that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence." Martin Luther King Jr. Africa presents such a rich opportunity for innovations that can transform society and catapult communities into meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.  More than ever before the adoption...

Discovering Tanzania and RLabs Iringa

During September we had a team from Cape Town who visited our family in RLabs Iringa and we'll be highlighting the trip over the next 3 weeks. Our first guest article is written by the incredible Nicole Sands who gives us a good overview of...

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RLabs youth shines at Startup Weekend in Cape Town

Two weeks ago young people from the RLabs GROW Leadership Academy programme attended a Startup Weekend event hosted at the Bandwidth Barn in Khayelitsha. The event was to showcase ideas that could drive innovative solutions with the possibility of starting a growing enterprise. The Startup...