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The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it. ~ William James
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Started this discussion. Last reply by moladi Formwork Mar 31, 2013.

 

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moladi Formwork replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion How can we strengthen collaboration in support of micro-enterprises in value chains?
"A little late into the discussion - @moladi we see our value chain as the primary benefit to the micro-enterprise - the micro-enterprise is not a tool to assist us in moving product. Te value is basic needs product - Food and Shelter "
Sep 29, 2016

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moladi Formwork replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion How can we unlock and scale innovation through partnerships to achieve the SDGs?
"Vernacular architecture is an architectural style that is designed based on local needs, availability of construction materials and reflecting local traditions. At least originally, vernacular architecture did not use…"
Jul 28, 2016

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moladi Formwork replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion How can we unlock and scale innovation through partnerships to achieve the SDGs?
"Thanks for the invite - We at moladi uses South African invention to cast (sand cement - mortar) houses schools clinics on site. We operate in 24 countries - Our motto - Jobs for the unemployed - Food for the hungry Shelter for the homeless - Green…"
Jul 28, 2016

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moladi Formwork replied to member's discussion How can Business and the UN Work Together Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?
"...and in conclusion...As the Chinese would say - "Talk does not cook rice" It is what is DONE than brings about change...For us at moladi it is what Abraham Maslow refers to as "hierarchy of needs" - "base of the pyramid…"
Feb 26, 2016

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moladi Formwork replied to member's discussion How can Business and the UN Work Together Towards the Sustainable Development Goals?
"UNDP Report - Moladi: An Affordable Housing Solution for the Poor? Goal 1: Eradicate Extreme Hunger and Poverty Goal 7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability Goal 8: Develop a Global Partnership for Development"
Feb 16, 2016

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moladi Formwork commented on moladi Formwork's blog post A tool to fight poverty and unemployment
"A tool to fight poverty and unemployment - www.moladi.net"
Feb 14, 2016

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moladi Formwork replied to Business Fights Poverty's discussion Google Hangout with Paul Polak
"Thank you Paul! We promote the basic principal - Jobs producing Food and Shelter - Back2Basics #moladi"
Oct 5, 2015

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moladi Formwork commented on moladi Formwork's blog post Social entrepreneurship-Social Innovation - Dr Peter Frumkin on moladi
"Social entrepreneurship-Social Innovation - University of Pennsylvania, Dr Peter Frumkin on moladi as a solution to changing and impacting and improving the lives of people. Hennie Botes, CEO and Inventor of moladi, Social entrepreneur…"
Nov 12, 2014

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moladi Formwork commented on moladi Formwork's blog post At 84 a first-time home owner - moladi
"Decent affordable housing is one of the key factors in the fight against poverty and social exclusion. It is not just about putting a roof over someone’s head. Academic research proves that access to a clean and stable home implicates an…"
Oct 26, 2014

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moladi Formwork commented on moladi Formwork's blog post moladi invited to Washington - International Finance Corporation
"moladi PowerPoint presentation to World Bank in Washington - Building construction process - Product development - Housing for All http://siteresources.worldbank.org/FINANCIALSECTOR/Resources/MOLADI.pdf"
Jun 19, 2014

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moladi Formwork commented on moladi Formwork's blog post Moladi at Design Indaba Expo
"Design Indaba - Plastic formwork - for low-income earners - low cost housing #moladi"
May 8, 2014

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moladi Formwork commented on moladi Formwork's blog post Moladi at Design Indaba Expo
"Hennie Botes - moladi CEO on Vimeo. - Insight and Vision of Hennie Botes - The "Henry Ford" of mass housing"
May 6, 2014

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moladi Formwork commented on moladi Formwork's blog post Responding to low-cost housing demand - Professor Will Hughes
"Hennie Botes - Vision on how to empower the unemployed and youth through housing"
Apr 27, 2014

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moladi Formwork commented on moladi Formwork's blog post Invention and Innovation Yardstick
"moladi fights poverty through housing"
Apr 14, 2014

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moladi Formwork commented on Lee Rael's blog post Paul Polak: An Open Letter to Larry Page
""A model for ending poverty planet-wide."  Correct Paul.  And after you have had your 30 minutes with Larry, we would follow up with the impact moladi has made at the base of the pyramid in producing homes for the homeless…"
Mar 31, 2014

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moladi Rural Clinic in KZN South Africa

"Rural clinics in South Africa - Rural development - Rural employment"
Mar 14, 2014

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I am an entrepreneur, I am a social entrepreneur, I work for a business organisation
Website:
http://www.moladi.net
About my work:
Creating Shared Value in Emerging Markets - Combining the delivery of homes creating employment - uplifting and fulfilling a catalytic role in the lives of many families living in poverty. Create a new business opportunity by better understanding and meeting critical social needs - A game changer
Topics on my radar:
Base of the Pyramid, Education, Enterprise Development, Environment, Partnerships, Technology, Women and Business, Youth Enterprise
Other Topics on my radar:
Low-cost affordable housing construction - job creation - unemployment - skills development - training - social needs - Creating Shared Value in Emerging Markets

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A tool to fight poverty and unemployment

Maslow's theory is based on the premise that humans are motivated by needs

"The most basic of Maslow's needs are physiological needs, such as the need for air, food, and water. When you are very hungry, for…

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Posted on February 14, 2016 at 7:22 — 1 Comment

Social entrepreneurship-Social Innovation - Dr Peter Frumkin on moladi

Social entrepreneurship - Social Innovation

Dr Peter Frumkin on moladi…

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Posted on November 12, 2014 at 19:27 — 1 Comment

At 84 a first-time home owner - moladi

FROM SHACK TO NEW TWO BEDROOM HOME AT 84

Providing decent housing for citizens is a perennial challenge for nations around the world.

South Africa has a backlog of 2.2 million homes and many many people are still in need of decent homes. This drives moladi to innovate ways and product to address this huge need, not only in South Africa, but globally.…

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Posted on October 26, 2014 at 16:02 — 1 Comment

moladi invited to Washington - International Finance Corporation

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Posted on May 28, 2014 at 22:08 — 1 Comment

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At 16:42 on May 19, 2009, Fatwu said…
hello sir , my name is Ballah Abdul fatawu.co-coordinator of the DECC NGO.
our is mission is to find ways and means to enhance the socio economic status of people in the Northern Region through the use of available human and natural resources. we are seeking to make connection with resource people to gather expertise and also source funds to undertake projects to achieve our goal.
i will be glad to hear back from you.Thank you

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