Township roll-outs aimed at driving inclusivity and economic empowerment
Diepsloot, Johannesburg, South Africa: 25 April 2017 – VAST Networks (VAST), Africa’s first open access Wi-Fi provider, is set to give 1.5 million Gauteng township residents affordable alternative to access the Internet. Currently in over 2,000 high-density locations in transport hubs, malls, office parks and townships, locations across South Africa, VAST is focused on providing more South Africans with an option for affordable internet access.
On Thursday, 23 February 2017, The Wot-If? Trust was privileged enough to accompany twenty young women to watch the critically-acclaimed ‘Hidden Figures’ film. The film recently debuted on American big screens and has since been nominated for three Golden Globes, three Academy Awards and has won ‘Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture’ at Screen Actors Guild. These accolades come as no surprise as Hidden Figures is…
Big Five Duty Free is commonly known to the public for their exclusive and illustrious stores in South Africa’s major airport terminals. Big Five Duty Free’s operations however extend beyond gloss and glamour with their various CSI initiatives, including a campaign every year to distribute Teddy Bears (part of a Christmas Shopping incentive) to underprivileged children.
It all began with The Wot-If? Trust crossing (prosperous) paths with Pusha Mzala in 2015! The artist management and showcase company hosted their first #PushaKasi2Kasi Music Workshop which directly resulted in 25 Diepsloot artists enjoying the Moshito Music Conference and Exhibition from the 7th – 11th of September 2016.