Upcycled South African rugby balls create jobs and clean up streets

Upcycled South African rugby balls create jobs and clean up streets

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We’ve seen numerous initiatives on the Springwise virtual pages that aim to tackle unemployment in poor communities, and recently Paperflops in Indonesia approached this by employing disabled people to make flipflops from waste newspaper. In a similar vein, TOUCH in South Africa is training unemployed seamstresses to make rugby balls from recycled materials, addressing the problems of waste and unemployment simultaneously.

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