Making a Difference

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Streetwires, Cape Town, South Africa

Streewires is a company that produces art from wire. An art form born in the shanty towns and townships of South Africa, it has now become a career for the wire artists of Streetwires.

Unemployment is a major hurdle facing South Africa, leading to numerous other social ills in the form of crime, poverty and the hampering of community growth and development. One of the primary aims of Streetwires is to create sustainable, meaningful long-term employment for as many unemployed and needy South Africans as possible.

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