- DJ Sbu has partnered with 3Sixty Financial Services Group
- Together, they have opened a Hustlers Academy to train young entrepreneurs
- 24 young people have already enrolled and are earning an income
Media personality, DJ Sbu, and 3Sixty Financial Services Group have partnered to establish a Hustlers Academy to empower young people.
DJ Sbu announced the initiative in several updates on his Instagram page on 9 May, Briefly.co.za learned.
The entertainer, also known as Sbusiso Leope, said he "intends to develop the minds and the ability of thousands of young hustlers in the country and change lives" through the academy.
The academy's media statement added:
The Hustlers Academy is an independent privately funded economic empowerment project spearheaded by Leope to address the overwhelming lack of jobs and incumbent graduates into the system on an annual basis.
24 young people have already had mentorship and training at the academy for six weeks now. DJ Sbu said they've already made incomes of not less than R4,000 each in their first month.
CEO of 3Sixty Financial Services Group, Khandani Msibi, said:
Our approach to empowerment is based on sustainability for the Hustlers who make it through the academy. We will develop people mentally as well as financially and make a serious change in their socio economic position.
DJ Sbu added:
We will train and educate young hustlers to either be entrepreneurs or corporate hustlers. Our training programme and academy curriculum will produce the best sales force this country.
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