In South Africa, 68 percent of mothers of babies under 2 are single parents. The Clothing Bank project trains them to set up small businesses, selling clothes they've bought at discounted prices.
Social entrepreneurs establish and run innovative businesses that benefit low income people. Members of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship from all over the world are currently meeting in Durban.
On this week's eco@africa, we visit the Clothing Bank in South Africa; see how plastic is filling up our oceans and learn about sustainable bookmaking in Ethiopia. This and much more!
Improving healthcare access and wellness for underserved populations around the globe - these are the aims of John Sargent. DW's Manuela Kasper-Claridge talks to him in Davos about capitalism and sustainability.
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