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Fix Forward’s E-Learning Program: Part 2

CAPE TOWN – Following on from Fix Forward’s E-Learning Program: Part 1, in this final post of the mini-series we meet Anack Amini and John Hopley, two tradesmen who have recently completed their e-learning modules and workshops, and chat to…

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Fix Forward’s E-Learning Program: Part 1

CAPE TOWN – In part one of two in a series focusing on Fix Forward’s entrepreneur development programme, we chat to our Operations Coordinator Armien Harris. A vital part of our business, Armien is responsible for recruiting tradesmen, providing on-site…

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Meet Dorea Muller – Our International Intern

CAPE TOWN –  Fix Forward enjoys a longstanding partnership with several organisations and institutions around the world, and these relationships enable us to share knowledge and expertise with others in the social development sphere. One such organisation is Pangaya, which places…

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10 Questions for Fix Forward Founder – Joshua Cox

CAPE TOWN – With the first half 2017 already behind us, Fix Forward saw tremendous growth and development both in the company and its tradesmen. As the business continues to go from strength to strength, we thought it was the…

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Meet Charnice, Our Customer Service Ace

CAPE TOWN – At Fix Forward, we try to ensure all of our office roles are suited best to the employee’s personality, and boy does Charnice have all the personality! Coming from a background of working with NGO’s, coupled with…

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Carpenter Masonele’s Fix Forward Inspired Revival

CAPE TOWN – As we continue to grow and improve, we regularly check in with both past clients and current tradesmen to get their feedback on their experiences working with Fix Forward. This time, it was the turn of Fix…

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#FixForwardFix: Saving Water at Home

As we all know, Cape Town is experiencing one of the worst water shortages in decades. Although we’ve had a little rain around of late, it is nowhere near enough. In light of the water shortages, we thought we’d compile…

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Q&A With Fix Forward Founder Joshua Cox

As an eventful 2016 draws to a close, we met up with Fix Forward CEO Joshua Cox to ask him about the year that was, and what we can expect from the company in 2017. How did Fix Forward perform in 2016?…

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Rigorous Selection Process

A room filled with skilled tradesmen from the townships around Cape Town. We handpick the very best of these artisans: individuals with initiative, integrity and drive, who communicate well, and already have experience in dealing with customers but are not able to market themselves sufficiently to secure ongoing work.

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Josh Cox: On Becoming a Social Entrepreneur

Here Josh Cox, founding director of FIX FORWARD, describes his life trajectory exploring three situations, challenges and personal and/or professional achievements that he feels have contributed to him being who and where he is today, and to enabling him to develop the concept for FIX FORWARD.

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