“Now I have my own business!”

June 28, 2018

After Veve graduated from our Hair Salon Training program last year, she launched her own salon. Her sweet spirit, joyful...

Reflecting on the Launch of Our Trade Skills Program

June 1, 2018

The guys are smiling. But inside we are all a little sad since Kristian Hagesæter (center pic) and his wife...

Products with Purpose

July 20, 2017

Part of our long-term plan of sustainability for Hope Africa Collective has been the creation of social enterprises to help...

Grand Openings!

July 5, 2017

We recently celebrated the grand opening of two more hair salons! If you remember, our beauty school training program teaches...

Introducing… Our Print Shop!

March 27, 2017

My name is Andreas Benestad. I am turning 33 years old and have recently moved from Norway to Cape Town...

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty: One Handyman at a Time

November 2, 2016

In September, we hosted our first annual Fundraising Banquet in Orlando, Florida. It was a wonderful evening as we shared not...

8 Reasons Hair Salons Matter More Than You Think

September 14, 2016

Eight women were chosen for our salon training program from over thirty applicants. They have embarked on a four-month journey...

A story about a hair salon

January 19, 2016

When Namhla joined our Economic Development course, she was timid, reserved, and uncertain about her future. She wanted to make...