Pretoria – Innovative business ideas by entrepreneurs that can have a positive impact on Mamelodi residents were awarded prizes that would allow them to continue to change lives in their communities.
As part of Ranyaka Community Transformation’s Proud of my town building business programme in Mamelodi, four winners were selected for identifying problems in their communities and coming up with solutions.
Ranyaka Community Transformation executive director and urban planner Maggie Tsotetsi said they were required to explain how they were going to generate money out of that concept.
The first prize winner was Given Maboela whose idea was to install affordable uncapped Wi-Fi access points to certain areas in the community.
He said his dream was to develop his very own internet service provider in rural areas especially in schools where they can have access