Co-founders of CREAM (Creating Revolutionary Entrepreneurship And Moguls) Bonginhlanhla Dube and Ntsiki Mkhize came up with an innovative, engaging, and informative ways of making entrepreneurship cool. These young, creative and innovative individuals saw an economic gap that needs to be filled. Most importantly, they saw the necessity to create more exposure on entrepreneurship to the youth. Ntsiki “In essence CREAM is a movement, a collective of individuals of young entrepreneurs who are forward looking, who add value to their communities, who move as a unit, who not only dream however who also execute”.
CREAM believes that they can make a difference by using entrepreneurship to solve some of these social ills that South Africa is facing. CREAM’s aim is to create a unique approach to youth entrepreneurship, where a brotherhood/sisterhood is developed with the motive to promote, inspire, educate, and support young entrepreneurs.
Bonginhlanhla “What we hope to achieve, is for CREAM to live in the minds and hearts of young entrepreneurs, for it to be a cool lifestyle brand that appeals to the youth of Africa, with that being said, if someone thinks “youth entrepreneurship” they must think Cream. We want to be experts in the field”
One of the projects that Cream is spearheading is, the first entrepreneurship comic book in the world called “Young Hustla”
Young hustla is about an ordinary kid like you and I who comes from the dusty streets of Soweto and decides enough is enough, complaining will not solve anything… this is a story about a kid who has big dreams just like all of us but the difference is that he decides to chase them instead of blaming society, his current situation or his bad misfortune… As they say “uzoye thola kanjani uhlazi eCorneni”
No one knows what the future holds for him… but one thing is for sure “you reap what you sow“.
What we hope to achieve through this comic is educate young people about entrepreneurship, the hardships, the sacrifices, the joy and moments of triumph enveloped in the life of an entrepreneur and also to inspire young people to follow their dreams. The comic will be distributed in schools, varsities, colleges etc the distribution will be coupled with workshops, boot camps and Saturday classes where we will go to high schools, varsities, colleges, townships etc with experienced personal so as to inspire, educate the people and communities on entrepreneurship.
The comic is currently retailing for R30, however they are currently speaking to various government institutions, businesses, individuals, corporates and various stakeholders to buy copies of the comic so that it can be donated to high schools and varsity students in rural areas and townships who can’t afford it.
For more information on Cream and Young Hustla checkout www.creamsa.co.za or email firstname.lastname@example.org and follow them on this incrediable journey, on Instagram @ y.hustla, Facebook @ young hustla and on twitter @ younghustlac
A movement has started, join the movement: “Young hustla, wake up!”