Today’s Solutions: June 13, 2024

School for social change

School for social change

At a pioneering academy in Johannesburg, underprivileged Africans are learning to become entrepreneurs. Fred De Vries | October 2007 issue Behind the public library, at the corner of Commissioner and Sauer streets, the problems of Johannesburg—and other cities on the African continent—are Read More...

Textbook success

Textbook success

How a jobless young man became a world leader. Fred De Vries | October 2007 issue Lucky Madonsela grew up in an illegal settlement near Duduza township, east of Johannesburg. He had been unemployed for three years when he applied to CIDA in 2004. Once in school, he developed into an exemplary Read More...

The most unusual college in th

The most unusual college in the world

Ode visits KaosPilots--a remarkable business school in Denmark Marco Visscher | October 2005 issue Instead of writing papers for their business class, five Scandinavian students—all of them women—used a school assignment to do a good deed for fellow young people in Bosnia. They rented a Read More...