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Container World Partners With Meals on Wheels To End Hunger

Container World is pleased to announce a partnership with Meals on Wheels Community Services South Africa. We sponsored a 12m shipping container that will be converted into a kitchen. The...
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06.04.2016 / By Admin

Container World and Meals On Wheels: An Exciting New Partnership

Container World is pleased to announce a new and exciting partnership with Meals on Wheels Community Services South Africa (MOWCS): a non-profit organisation that serves women, children and the...
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29.03.2016 / By Admin

MOWCS SA Kitchen Container Project Launch Itukiseng, Limpopo

We provided Meals on Wheels with a 12m kitchen container, used on the site shown in the video in Itukiseng, Limpopo. We have partnered with them in this initiative...
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22.03.2016 / By Admin

Shipping Containers Serve a Social Purpose

Many disadvantaged communities in South Africa are faced with a childcare crisis; parents are struggling to find day care centers at which their children can be supervised while they...
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18.02.2016 / By Admin

Innovative Bakery In A Container

The great thing about cargotecture is that it has provided many up and coming entrepreneurs with an affordable means of conducting business; a case in point is a quaint...
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05.02.2016 / By Admin

Cargotecture: A Solution to Africa’s Impending Housing Crisis

The UN-Habitat has released a report in which it is estimated that, by 2030, there will be higher volumes of people living in urban areas than in rural areas....
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13.01.2016 / By Admin

Shipping Container Villages

Over the years, container architecture has become increasingly popular as a green alternative to construction; shipping containers have gained popularity as building materials due to their strength, wide availability...
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18.12.2015 / By Admin

Schools Built from Shipping Containers

One of the many challenges that a majority of South African schools are faced with is a limited number of classrooms, or a lack thereof. Many learners in rural...
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07.12.2015 / By Admin

Containing the Arts

The versatility and multi-functionality of shipping containers have been proven so many times by different projects; designed by a German architect, Nora Müller, the Gugu S’thebe Theatre is an...
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20.11.2015 / By Admin

Containers as Ablutions

Although there have been improvements in sanitation in South Africa, there are still many communities -mostly informal settlements- that do not have access to adequate sanitation services; as a...
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13.11.2015 / By Admin