Inclusive Economy | July 27, 2023

BluLever Education scores funding to train South Africa’s artisans and trade workers

Jessica Pothering
ImpactAlpha Editor

Jessica Pothering

ImpactAlpha, July 27 – More than 60% of South African youth are unemployed. Johannesburg-based BluLever Education is addressing the country’s jobs crisis with training for artisans and tradespeople.

The company offers workshops on how to start and run a business, and apprenticeships in plumbing and other trades. It has so far supported 200 apprentices in plumbing through its program.

Funding from the Elea, Autodesk and Oppenheimer Generations foundations and A to Z Impact will help BluLever develop electrical, automotive and welding programs.