Towards Self Sufficiency: Community-based Tourism Opportunities for Informal Traders in Durban, South Africa

By Elise Selinger and Danya Sherman for Massachusetts Institute of Technology on 15 June 2015 How do informal traders, long denied equitable opportunities for resources, space, and infrastructure, take advantage of a growing tourist market without compromising their cultural heritage? What kind of institution can best support traders’ skills building and financial self-sufficiency, and how … Read more

Markets of Warwick Tours celebrate its achievements!

Written by Phumzile Xulu & Photo-essay by Tasmi Quazi The end of the year brings that opportunity to reflect on the year that has passed and to prepare for the year ahead. The Markets of Warwick Tour project, a community tourism product from Warwick Junction had an opportunity to do an annual review this year, … Read more

Serving in Warwick: An Altruist Initiative by Informal Traders

Kara van Schilfgaarde & Tasmi Quazi As an intern at Asiye eTafuleni (AeT), Kara was given the opportunity to engage with the women of “Senzokwethu”, a group of informal traders who run a soup kitchen every morning for the patients of the Centre for Communicable Diseases based in Warwick Junction. As an act of community … Read more