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Entrepreneur putting his money where his mouth is and building schools

Two schools in Khayelitsha will get extra classrooms and other facilities thanks to over 300 Mellon Educate charity volunteers who built these much needed learning spaces.

Niall Mellon, entrepreneur and philanthropist, started working on his dream of becoming an entrepreneur in his teens and started working on a few charity projects in his mid twenties.

Money is important but in my own case it didn't fulfill me and I started working on a few charity projects.

Niall Mellon, entrepreneur and philanthropist

If all of us could try and give something back our lives will be a little richer.

Niall Mellon, entrepreneur and philanthropist

Mellon Educate charity has so far built ten schools in south Africa and built houses for over 125 000 people in Africa’s poorest townships.

Mellon spoke about other projects they are involved in to make the lives of school kids in South Africa better by providing them with resources.

Listen below to hear amazing things the Mellon Educate is doing in SA:


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