Profile: Iziko lo Lwazi

The biggest sporting event in the world is the FIFA World Cup™, with billions of fans around the world watching on television and hundreds of thousands attending the matches. Major events like these are big for the tourism profile of their host countries and cities, but with global sponsors and tight regulations it can be difficult for local businesses to benefit from the opportunities, particularly small businesses and independent artisans. But for one group of local crafters at Iziko lo Lwazi in Cape Town, the link between tourism and economic benefit was made. Nothing came to represent the football tournament […]