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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.

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The Big Issue art and writing classes are offered by Elaine Millin, and form part of the organisation’s development programme for vendors. Marginalised individuals receive an outlet for creative expression.


1 Untitled by Eric Mkhukqa.

2 3 Sisters Lesotho by Maxwell Base.

3 My Sheep by Bongiwe Mqhakayi.

4 My Home – Cofimvaba by Notmbekhaya Mhambi.


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