WC Presents: #PitchThisStory Event in Langa

Contact person:Laura Rawden
Contact email:wc@safrea.co.za
Contact phone number:
Venue: Ikhaya Le Langa
Starts:Sunday, October 30 2016 at 10:00 AM
Ends:Sunday, October 30 2016 at 12:00 PM
SAFREA's Western Cape regional committee is pleased to announce its upcoming #PitchThisStoryevent to be held in Langa at ikhaya Le Langa on Sunday 30 October from 10h00-12h00.
The event puts a spotlight on the entrepreneurs and leaders of Langa, Cape Town's oldest township. Learn about these inspiring initiatives - then pitch your story to the editor of GroundUp!

Specific stories that will be uncovered include: 
Langa Quarter: “Clean, Green and Safe” Urban artworks by Jace, the world-renowned French street artist Meet the founders of Langa Homestay The Township Winery The event also features a panel discussion on the impact small business and entrepreneurs have had on Langa. Speakers include: 
Tony Elvin: Social entrepreneur and innovative advisor on the Langa Quarter initiative Nombulelo Mzizi: Langa Homestay entrepreneur Thembela Ntongana: Editor at GroundUp and expert on citizen journalism Taking place on the same day as the Open Streets Langa festivalSAFREA encourages guests to spend the afternoon engaging with the vibrant township culture. 

This is a FREE event opened to all SAFREA members. Please RSVP to: pr@safrea.co.za.   Safe, secure parking will be available.
About iKhaya Langa: 
Ikhaya Le Langa (House of Sun) is a Langa-based NPO in Langa, the oldest historically black township in the Western Cape. The initiative aims to create hundreds of job and business opportunities through tourism and the redevelopment of the broader Langa neighborhood.    View the event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1818180635120170/   View the event on Meetup.com: https://www.meetup.com/SAFREA/events/234796158/  
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