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RLabs to join community members and organisations in march on Youth Day

RLabs to join community members and organisations in march on Youth Day   Today, 16 June 2016, RLabs will join community members and organisations in Athlone, to commemorate the anniversary of the 1976 youth uprising.   We remember the youth of 1976, and understand that each generation must play their role,...

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)....

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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...

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...

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Youth 4 Youth: Making HOPE contagious in Namibia

RLabs Namibia in partnership with NBII launched its first Youth for Youth event that showcased social innovations and enterprises driven by young people. This exciting gathering welcomed distinguished guests from different sectors and across Namibia to celebrate with the RLabs Namibia team. Guests included the...

RLabs mToto: Bitcoin to enable Early Childhood Development

As we enter the last week of RLabs mToto,our Bitcoin ECD Crowdfunding platform, and about to start the next intake of ECD projects, we thought it would be great to share some of the projects that have already been completed thanks to the generous Bitcoin...

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The Journey of HOPE: The story of Godfrey Modise

Below is the heartwarming story of one of the champions at RLabs Botswana and what being part of the movement means to him. I am Godfrey Modise, I have been a volunteer at RLabs since September 2013. RLabs is real a movement of Hope. My life...