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CAN DO! Unbreakable S3

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CAN DO! Unbreakable S3

CAN DO! Unbreakable S3

For young people looking to venture into entrepreneurship, the way in which the success of the journey is portrayed can often put emphasis on the finish line and not necessarily the race. This tends to dictate just how big we are allowed to dream.

‘The Unbreakable Entrepreneur’ campaign by CAN DO! has curated a culture where their passion for the young entrepreneur positions them to dream big, travel the unknown and adopt an UNBREAKABLE spirit.

In the third installment of their annual competition which aims to propel young people with existing businesses to higher heights – CAN DO! has teamed up with five inspiring entrepreneurs to share their journey with the youth.

The Sowetan born and raised businessman and founder of Mash Starts Up, Mashudu Modau currently identifies as an Entrepreneurship Evangelist. He has worked in the South African entrepreneurship development ecosystem for the last six years. He is joined by PR giant, Farah Fortune - founder of one of South Africa’s leading PR firms, African Star Communications. Zoe Msutwana displays undeniable passion and drive as one of the leading voices in celebrity brand collaborations and campaigns through her online platform Guide to Celebrity. She will also be launching her own accessories brand – TIZIMA in the coming year. One of the most prolific and recognizable photographers in South Africa Austin Malema’s career has sky-rocketed in recent years. The launch of Pixel Kollective, a platform aimed at guiding young photographers on their own journey has seen him take further leaps. Finally, Owethu Makhathini launched Makhathini Media with the aim of funding creative projects and building up businesses and individuals by enabling them shift perceptions and encourage creative synergy.

CAN DO! powered by Nampak Bevcan - Sub Saharan Africa’s preferred manufacturer of aluminum beverage cans presents "The Unbreakable Entrepreneurs" competition 2019. The campaign aims to identify and empower young entrepreneurs who best represent the unbreakable nature of the beverage cans that Nampak Bevcan manufactures.

All entrepreneurs can enter via social media and the CAN DO! website where they will go through an internal section process. Once selected, the Unbreakable Entrepreneurs are profiled and advertised across social (and in some cases mainstream media) to gain public votes to stand the chance to win the following:

  • Grand prize: R100, 000

  • 2nd Place: R50, 000

  • 3rd Place: R25, 000

Entry requirements as follows:

  • The business must be operating and registered with CIPC

  • Entrants must have a South African ID or valid work permit

  • Entrants must be between the ages 18-35 years old

Visit CAN DO! for more information and enter here. Entries close 17 May 2019.

Directed by: Anthony Bila

Director’s Assistant: Uno Gondo

Styled by: Chelsea Pitt and Nkuley Masemola

Special thanks to: Puma South Africa, Rich Mnisi (The Fashion Agent), Sol-Sol, Woolworths