South Africa

Meet the young men, women making an impact in their communities

With youth unemployment at 75% in SA, the country’s first generation of ‘born frees’ face many challenges. Ahead of Youth Day this week, young adults from all walks of life tell how they have used passion, hard work and tenacity to make a living

By Shonisani Tshikalange, Naledi Shange, Nivashni Nair, Suthentira Govender, Claire Keeton and Leonie Wagner

JACOB MADISHA

Jacob Madisha, 27, has learnt to make a little go a long way in his community in Atteridgeville, Tshwane, using the money from two stalls and a few hundred rand from his mom to run his foundation...

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