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In this issue

The Big Issue is a non-profit nongovernmental organisation (NGO) and Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) that publishes a general interest monthly magazine which focuses on the big social issues of the day. The vendors who sell the magazine are self-employed micro-retailers.

Our Social Development Programme provides vendor support including vocational, life and business skills training and guidance counselling.

The Big Issue aims to actively encourage and equip vendors to “move on” from the project into mainstream society.

To Go Far, Go Together

Violence Prevention Through Urban Upgrading (VPUU), an area-based community development organisation, has used social innovation to coproduce strong neighbourhood economies while helping to fight COVID-19.

To Go Far, Go Together

6 mins

Run, Scramble, Swim, Repeat

SwimRun offers athletes and fitness enthusiasts a novel new way to test their limits.

Run, Scramble, Swim, Repeat

4 mins

Living gently

Nicola Rabkin shares what a typical, environmentally conscious day looks like for her family, who is striving for eco-mindfulness.

Living gently

4 mins

A Breath Of Clean Air

An enterprising group of South African doctors, engineers and designers based in East London has invented a medical device that revolutionises oxygen delivery to COVID-19 patients.

A Breath Of Clean Air

3 mins

Poo: An Early Warning System For Covid-19

The South African Medical Research Council explains the unexpected role that sewage plays in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Poo: An Early Warning System For Covid-19

4 mins

Activism In The Time Of Covid-19

The Bench Marks Foundation rose to the challenges caused by the pandemic through innovation and creativity with its community activist training programme.

Activism In The Time Of Covid-19

4 mins

Share Your Notes!

In 2020, two Bishops Diocesan College matric boys created a website called Notes Share to help online learning for all students from Grades 8 to 12.

Share Your Notes!

2 mins

Food App With A Social Conscience

What sets the Pekkish SA food-ordering app apart is that it empowers local food businesses and connects hungry customers with lesser known gems in their neighbourhood.

Food App With A Social Conscience

5 mins

The Food Stories Of Our Komvandaan* *Komvandaan Means ‘Where We Come From'.

During a time when big media houses closed esteemed magazine titles, one small, black female-owned company – Mikateko Media – launched a brand-new quarterly magazine called Koe’sister.

The Food Stories Of Our Komvandaan* *Komvandaan Means ‘Where We Come From'.

6 mins

BUBBLES SANS BOOZE

Zari Sparkling, an alcohol-free bubbly, has been creating a new niche in the beverage sector since 2010.

BUBBLES SANS BOOZE

5 mins

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Big Issue Magazine Description:

Publisherbig issue

CategoryCulture

LanguageEnglish

FrequencyMonthly

The Big Issue is a non-profit nongovernmental organisation (NGO) and Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) that publishes a general interest monthly magazine which focuses on the big social issues of the day. The vendors who sell the magazine are self-employed micro-retailers.

Our Social Development Programme provides vendor support including vocational, life and business skills training and guidance counselling.

The Big Issue aims to actively encourage and equip vendors to “move on” from the project into mainstream society.

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