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We believe it is possible to take advantage of digital advancements and our innovative model to support & prepare income seekers as Digital Professionals equipped with skills they can use to secure opportunities in the Digital Economy.

Our Targets:

  • 75 DigiPreneurs to Train, servicing 3 provinces
  • 75 certificates of completion and international certificates for young professionals; and 600 clients in a year
  • 1 -2 new clients monthly per DigiPreneur, i.e. R2K+ gross profit

Interesting facts :

  • There are ±2.5m SMMEs in SA (SEDA, Q1, 2019)
  • ±1.3m people aged 15-24 sit jobless min. 3 months
  • Over 1 million are without work for min. 12 months.



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Campaign Story

DigiPreneurship is a “Social-Digital Project” – a collaboration between Rooting Hope and Digicademy (Pty) Ltd.

The project is designed as a model for preparing income seekers to take advantage of current opportunities within the Digital Economy, and to empower them to become the relevant workforce, credible service providers and leaders in a post-COVID-19 society.

DigiPreneurship aims to produce DigiPreneurs (Hi-tech Digital Professionals) who will help us with #PayingITForward to rebuild our economy

Through this Social-Digital project, we:

  • Will foster collaboration between for-profit, government & non-profit organisations.
  • Are looking for sponsors to help execute the project while tackling joblessness & lack of relevant skills
  • Train, Develop & Certify SMEIS as Hi-Tech Digital Professionals (“DigiPreneurs”)
  • Want to reach 500 DigiPreneurs over the next 5 years
  • Aim to provide services, through the DigiPreneurs, to 500+ clients by 2023
  • Enable at least 8 jobs between the executing entities Digicademy (Pty) Ltd & Rooting Hope (NPO)
  • Generate collective revenue of R6million for DigiPreneurs’ clients in year 1


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