April 2018

A Development Vision for Informal Micro-Enterprises in Philippi East Industrial Area
SLF has collaborated with the Philippi Economic Development Initiative (PEDI) to produce a development vision for the Philippi East Industrial Area. The project rationale was to develop a strategy for [...]
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Action Research and Community Engagement Workshop held in Kerala, India.
Between 5 February and 12 February 2018, SLF staff members Rory Liedeman and Farida Ryklief attended a global gathering hosted in Kerala, India. The workshop event formed part of a [...]
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Second Successful Solutions Lab: Unlocking Land for Micro-enterprise Growth (ULMEG)
As part of the completion of the SLF project ULMEG, SLF in collaboration with UrbanWorks held the second successful ‘solutions lab’ workshop in Cape Town on the 23rd of March [...]
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BLH Update1: Enkanini Workshop
Our Wellcome funded Bucket Loads of Health public engagement project has got off to a flying start. Last month we spent a wonderfully creative week with a group of 12 [...]
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SLF and Delft Safety Group Attend SAVI Conference and Launch of 16 Days of Activism
SLF continues to support the efforts of the Delft Safety Group (DSG), who, together with other community based organisations, are taking the lead in advocating for improved safety and other [...]
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A Conclusion to the “Addressing School Dropout” Project
In 2017, SLF Director Andrew Hartnack has been a research/knowledge partner in the DG Murray Trust’s “Addressing School Dropout” pilot project, which sought to test a number of models to [...]
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Unlocking Land for Micro-Enterprise Growth: A Solution Lab
SLF has embarked on a research project entitled ‘Unlocking Land for Micro-Enterprise Growth’ (ULMEG), which has grown from the findings of our flagship project ‘Formalising Informal Micro Enterprises (FIME). Through [...]
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Philippi Trading Project team conduct street trader participatory planning process
October saw the Philippi Trading Plan team hold two very successful participatory design workshops. The workshops took place at a sports hall in Philippi with two different groups of street [...]
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SLF Wins Wellcome Public Engagement Award
Bucket Loads of Health Gill Black recently won a Wellcome Public Engagement award which will enable the continuation of SLFs work to engage communities in public health and health science [...]
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Building International Partnerships
In November Leif Petersen and Andrew Charman travelled to Boston, USA where they were keynote speakers at the Northeastern University conference on Social Entrepreneurship. http://theannualseconference.org/. The trip was jointly sponsored [...]
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