The Big Issue is a socially responsible non-profit organisation that enables willing unemployed and marginalised adults to take responsibility for their own lives through a developmental employment programme.
Big Issue entrepreneur Mkhululi Magqabi sells the magazine and his colourful handstitched cooking bags opposite the River Club in Observatory. He recently received a special handup from a loyal Big Issue reader.
For many South Africans, Christmas and charity are inextricably linked – almost as much as Christmas and gifting. It makes sense, then, to combine these two activities to cross things off your Christmas shopping list and support a worthy cause at the same time.
Cape Town photographer and Big Issue designer Achmat Booley recently went on an unforgett able journey through Morocco where he captured the people, architecture and colourful tapestries of this mesmerising destination.
Once the tallest building in sub-Saharan Africa, the grain silo complex in the V&A Waterfront has stood empty for the better part of 20 years. Now, thanks to the vision of Jochen Zeitz and Thomas Heatherwick, this historic landmark has new reason to stand tall.