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Kelly Arendse joins CCDI as BLC 2 project manager

Dec 15, 2016

The CCDI has welcomed Kelly Arendse as the new project manager for BLC 2 – she brings with her a wealth of experience in architecture, design...

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We’re launching BLC round two soon!

Dec 14, 2016

The second round of the BLC aims to demonstrate how a design process can deliver innovations to improve self-build processes. We are concluding a...

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It’s a wrap for BLC round one!

Dec 14, 2016

We’ve come to the close of the support to BLC 1 winners, and they have made tremendous progress in 2016 with their innovations! Lumkani – Fire...

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Meet the new BLC research team

May 30, 2016

We are ramping  up our activities in preparation for the launch of the Better Living Challenge 2 in August this year - meet the research team at...

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Gathering insights for Better Living Challenge 2

May 30, 2016

The BLC team recently presented a workshop at the Sustainable Brands 2016 conference, held at the new convention centre at Canal Walk this May. The...

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‘Build it slowly’ – BLC finalist explain their building process

May 30, 2016

We recently had a chance to sit down and catch up with Barry Lewis and Siya James from Ubuhle Bakha Ubuhle (UBU) who reflected on their...

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A growing impact in communities

May 30, 2016

We caught up with BLC1 winners Lumkani, USE-IT and FormulaD to find out how their innovations are beginning to make a real difference in low income...

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BLC finalist Ugesi Gold unveils PowerTurtle at Pheasant Folly Primary School in Gauteng

Mar 07, 2016

The SolarTurtle team proudly unveiled their latest addition, the PowerTurtle, at the Pheasant Folly Primary School in Palm Ridge, Gauteng on...

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BLC winners scoop SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards

Oct 21, 2015

Better Living Challenge 2014 winners Lumkani and BriGado have been awarded seed grants of R100 000 each at the 5th annual SAB Foundation Social...

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Catching up on BLC developments

Oct 20, 2015

October has been a watershed month, with a juggle in staffing and significant progress being made with our award winners. We are pleased to...

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