Klaus J Jacobs Award

South African social entrepreneur bags over R1.3-million Award

James Urdang, a local social entrepreneur, is flying the SA flag in global markets having been named as one of 10 recipients worldwide of the Klaus J Jacobs Award for 2018. The Award honours social innovation and change-making in the field of child and youth development.   Urdang, who is the CEO & Founder of Education Africa, was mentored by Walter Sisulu and he is proud that his organisation’s model for social impact is being recognised world-wide in Nelson Mandela’s centenary year.