Hi! I'm Dane Carlson, and welcome to the Business Opportunities Weblog. I've been publishing this website, by myself, and sometimes with the help of others for over twelve years now. You'll notice two things about this site right away:
All across South Africa – in every elementary and middle school – kids are crafting business plans, doing market research, balancing budgets, and hawking everything from hot dogs at 50 cents a pop to car washes for $7 each.
In a dramatic bid to tackle this country’s persistent unemployment rate of at least 35 percent, entrepreneurship has become a key part of the evolving postapartheid curriculum. Students can’t count on getting good jobs when they graduate, so they’re being taught to create their own work – and help forge a kind of Apprentice Nation.
via Timbuktu Chronicles.