Projects

07 Jun Hope and Inspiration through GROW Leadership Academy

We have reached the end of the 18-week Grow Leadership Academy programme, ending it off in a flood of tears, smiles and celebrations. It has been an amazing journey of hope with the GROW students and, having witnessed it, we decided to close it off with...

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04 Jun GROW Leadership Academy inspiring young minds

It has been an amazing 18 weeks with the young people who attended the GROW Leadership Academy. We have been inspired by this incredible group of young leaders and looking forward to following their journey as they become the change agents in their respective communities. Following...

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02 May Research: A South African perspective on a community-driven approach to Community Informatics

The latest publication by RLabs has been published in the special edition of The Journal of Community Informatics. Below you can view the abstract and the full paper can be downloaded here. "Stakeholders in a community project commonly include academics, businesses, and people from within the...

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11 Apr Youth on the Cape Flats receives access to Online Education

The past two weeks has been extremely exciting for a group of youth on the Cape Flats, who have joined the GROW leadership Academy and now completing an online course through GetSmarter’s online education platform. The GROW Leadership Academy is a programme specifically aimed at a...

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02 Apr InnovIA: Anantara disrupting community healthcare in rural India

The Anantara Maternal Healthcare and Pre-school Education centres are a new model for community healthcare through technology and education, located in several parts of rural India. We place automated medicine dispensers for pregnant women that are dosage controlled, web based medical advice, and visual technology...

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08 Mar South Africa: RLabs raises $790,000 for Innovative Youth Programme

The past few months has been exciting as the team in Cape Town have been developing a Youth Innovation Programme that includes the popular GROW Academy, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Leadership and Community Development aspects. The US$790,000 is a grant investment by U.S. Agency for International Development...

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