Stellenbosch Crafts Alive is a social enterprise situated on the banks of the Eersteriver in Stellenbosch. Its focus is to empower local crafts producers through training and mentorship to become sustainable entrepreneurs. We believe it is through collaboration that we are able to bring about social and economic innovation.
The Stellenbosch Arts & Crafts Business Development Project is targeted at fostering collaboration between all different sectors and communities in Stellenbosch to combine efforts, assets and talents to establish the craft industry in Stellenbosch as a meaningful component of the overall socio-economic footprint, as well as establishing a culture of recognition and support for crafting as a means of capacitating suitable talents and motivated citizens. By using trained skills of both students and community craft producers in collaborative projects; and trough creating job opportunities and a sustainable income, we create security and a sense of belonging to Stellenbosch.