Privilege protects and insulates people from each other and the simple lessons we learn growing up, like pocket money, are not universal. In this episode we hear about the amazing steps being made by a lady towards releasing the potential in young entrepreneurs as they make their own pocket money.
When the problem of poison plastics in our vlei becomes so large that the authorities lose control is when private citizens take action. Jenine Versveld took action and financed cleaners to remove micro plastics and other plastic pollution during the low vlei levels. It only scratches the surface but is a beginning that is inspiring others to do the same.
We also hear about the Comrades Marathon journey of a woman determined to raise money in order to teach vegetable gardening to vulnerable people. Combining this with recycled plastics she creates a double success by solving one problem with another.