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Meet the Joburg entrepreneur helping jobless youth ride to success

Her academy counts several big brands as clients, which send their employees there to learn scooter driving

Senior reporter

When entrepreneur Lynne Scullard realised the modest scooter had the potential to provide employment for thousands of jobless South Africans, she started using her bike to train riders to twist and go safely.

Ten years and more than 2,200 certified riders later, the Johannesburg-based Scully Academy has become a force to reckon with and counts the likes of McDonald’s, Dis-Chem, Hollard and more recently the SA Post Office among its clients.

“We started in 2012 with a single scooter and the realisation that a scooter is a really economical mode of transportation. Once skilled, it can also provide many jobs,” Scullard said...

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