Previously, I mentioned Cape Town’s fertile innovation landscape. This isn’t all sunshine and butterflies though. The reality of the situation is that there are more people in Cape Town struggling to survive in a decent manner than those who don’t have to think about where their next meal is coming from.
Social innovation, a concept that’s been around for decades, excites me in my own capacity. It satisfies my own need for change in a world that affects me emotionally and otherwise.
Briefly, described by the video posted below, social innovation involves ‘identifying a social problem and doing something about it’
I have chosen to do this from within an organization…