Isaac developed his social development skills when he opted to teach science and mathematics in a remote rural school during his national service.
He had most of his experience from SIFE, BMF and CENCOMM where he had the responsibility to provide entrepreneurship, leadership and basic supervisory skills respectively.
Isaac has given students and community members an opportunity to grow and to make a difference in the environment in which they live. He has also set a pace for young disadvantaged individuals to converge to share their innovative ideas and accomplishments with top business leaders of today to foster a better future for all.
His expertise and mentorship has empowered young adult women, unemployed youth and graduates which has propelled them to far-reaching results thereby creating sustainable enterprises within marginalised communities in South Africa.
Isaac has answered the call to support youth entrepreneurship in South Africa and has been honoured with prestigious awards.
He has a passion, strong ethical values and a sense of community development in South Africa and has participated in different forums that seek to alleviate poverty and unemployment. His inspiration lies in helping others to succeed.
As the demands of the global economy place increased pressure on societies to become self sufficient, the importance of providing opportunities to those who lack the necessary education and financial resources has become increasingly apparent. The emotional and material support generated by projects such as those initiated by Isaac is integral to promoting efficient markets and thus helping to alleviate poverty.
Well known for the numerous roles he plays in youth entrepreneurship, Isaac has pledged his support in empowering and developing young Managers and Leaders in institutions.
The role entrepreneurship plays in the growth of developing country, such as South Africa, is undeniable. Through the success of his entrepreneurial endeavors, Isaac has recognised the amenability of the South African entrepreneurship and is ready to associate himself with all those willing to embark on entrepreneurial ventures in marginalised communities.
Isaac is determined to further open the doors for those in need to find ways to help themselves and sees the “teach me how to fish” method of disseminating information as key in countries such as South Africa where resources are often limited.
Isaac believes promoting gender equality and empowering women is the only powerful weapon to address unemployment, poverty alleviation, reduction of crime, restoring the moral fabric and rebuilding of family lives in the long run.
Winner of Young South Africa Entrepreneur
Finalist of Young Africa Entrepreneur
United Nations Millennium Campaign (End Poverty by 2015)
Sukuma Afrika Youth Entrepreneurship (Stand Up against Poverty 2015)
Schwab Foundation of World Economic Forum for Social Entrepreneurs
Regional Chairperson of Partnership for Entrepreneurship Development in Higher Education (SIFE PEDHE) UNISA
Member of Black Management Forum (BMF)
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