The Digital Gap: SA not ready for the future of work

Updated: May 24

Should basic access to the internet be a human right in 2021?

Present issue: 7.5 million low-income South Africans are paying 80 times more than middle- and upper-income citizens for access to the internet.


This is according to Project Isizwe, a social enterprise that aims to provide low-income communities with affordable access to wifi.



Technology is needed in every classroom


“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.”


- David Warlick

 
Open Dialogue

Digify Africa is an impact-driven organisation working towards upskilling a generation of youth on the African continent, aiming to make use of the growing digital economy to launch and sustain livelihoods.


Digify Africa wants to help South Africans become resilient and successful as the future of technology impacts the continent. They provide free education, demand-driven skills and work opportunities for youth across the continent, and would like to hear from you on how they better can achieve this.