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moladi - Alleviating poverty through housing

moladi - Alleviating poverty through housing
A South African company has reached the finals of a R7-million ($1-million) global challenge to solve the crisis of creating secure and affordable shelter for the poor. Over 100 presentations from around the world were submitted for the 2012 Hult Global Case Challenge, in the housing category – and just six, including PE’s Moladi Housing Technology, have made the cut.
 Patented by PE inventor and Moladi founder Hennie Botes, the Moladi model was presented at the regional final in London earlier this month, by Kingston University, and the team is now bound, next month, for the finals in New York. Started by Hult international business school, with the aim of finding global solutions to alleviating poverty, the Hult challenge focuses on energy, education and housing. The competition is linked to the Clinton Global Initiative – and one of the judges in New York is scheduled to be the former US president himself. It’s a great feather in the cap…

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