Project Award Winners 2017

Impumelelo Social Innovations Awards,

in partnership with Distell Development Trust


Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award

No Project Name Category Province
1 Silulo Ulutho Technologies Technology Western Cape, Eastern Cape

Platinum Awards

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1 Zip Zap: Dare to Dream Arts & Culture Western Cape
2 Free Market Foundation: Khaya Lam Land Reform Project Economic Empowerment Free State
3 Isiqalo Foundation: Waves for Change Sport for Development National
4 Bright Kid Foundation: ECD Centre Rollout Early Childhood Development National
5 Vula Mobile Technology National
6 The Buskaid String Academy Arts & Culture Gauteng

Gold Awards

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1 STEPS: Eradicating Clubfoot as a Disability Healthcare National
2 The FunDza Literacy Trust Education National
3  Indoni Dance, Arts & Leadership Academy Arts & Culture Western Cape
4 Ray Mhlaba Skills Training Centre Skills Development & Training Eastern Cape
5 TRAC SA Education in Maths & Science National

Silver Awards

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1 Woza Moya: Economic Empowerment for HIV Impacted Women Economic Empowerment KwaZulu-Natal
2 Thanda: Empowering People to Create Change Early Childhood Development & Community Development KwaZulu-Natal
3 Autism Western Cape Healthcare Western Cape
4 Umuzi Academy Skills Development & Training Gauteng
5 Development of an Appropriate Rural Model for Community Care Workers Healthcare Western Cape

Bronze Award

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1 Viva Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Initiative – SAPRI Social Welfare  Gauteng
2 Community Keepers Social Welfare  Western Cape
3 West Coast Youth Orchestra Arts & Culture  Western Cape
4 “Special Needs Programme for Pre-school Children”  Tshepang Educare Trust Disability & Early Childhood Development  Free State

Star Certificates

No Project Name Category Province
1 Solar Turtle: Secure off-grid electrification business in a box Energy  Eastern Cape
2 Department of Community Safety Court Watching Brief Justice & Human Rights  Western Cape
3 TEARS Foundation: ‘Help At Your Fingertips’ Social Welfare  Gauteng
4 The Wot-If? Trust Enterprise Development & Youth  Gauteng