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Coffee Shop and Social Upliftment all in one space

Written by: Sithandwa Ngwetsheni

A sound engineer turned social entrepreneur,our Hero for July is Amanda Solomon.

Amanda Solomon is one of the owners of Hangar 18, a Coffee Shop with a Social Upliftment programme in Milnerton.

They help train unemployed ladies from Joe Slovo by teaching them how to crochet .Hangar 18 has empowered over 30 women from Joe Slovo.

The material is provided to the ladies so that they are able to make the mats,the mats are then bought back from the ladies.

Solomon is described as:

compassionate, selfless woman, who works her hardest to make sure that these ladies can continue to earn an income

Jill Lewin

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