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JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – TOP college and university teams from around the world will next month converge in South Africa to showcase their ingenuity aimed at improving livelihoods of their communities.

The event, which will be held for the first time in the continent, is scheduled for the University of Zululand in KwaZulu-Natal under the auspices of the Enactus World.

At the event, thousands of international students as they demonstrate how they used entrepreneurial resourcefulness to tackle the socio-economic challenges their communities face.

KPMG South Africa, the prominent auditing firm, is sponsoring the competition that will run from October 14-16..

“It is with great pride and excitement that KPMG South Africa says “Namkelkile! (You are welcome!) to the world’s best young minds as presenting sponsors of the global competition. The Enactus World Cup
provides KPMG around the world with an opportunity to connect with both Global Leaders, who understand the value in developing younger leaders, as well as with talented young people with proven skills, a most desirous attribute valued by KPMG,” said John Saker, Partner at KPMG.

Letitia de Wet, CEO of Enactus South, said her company valued the support and commitment from all of their partners that enabled youth to become socially responsible citizens and positively impact and change the standard of living of our communities and people in need.

“During this event, the top college and university teams from around the world will showcase the entrepreneurial action they have taken to improve the livelihoods of others over three days of excellence in competition, collaboration and celebration,” said de Wet.

Through collaborative engagement, KPMG and other Enactus donors have played an important role in ensuring Enactus and the work it does for social upliftment continues. Through corporate involvement companies have been able to engage employees, recruit top talent, connect leaders, and build positive recognition between organisations and the communities they

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