Out of the Box teaches skills to people who want to better their lives and build a future for their children. The skills are practical skills that enable them to operate a small business from home. In each course, the basics of running a business, doing basic bookkeeping, financial management and sales and marketing are interwoven in the course.
Out of the Box offers skills courses to all who would like to learn a skill. Most of the learners come from the 112 squatter camps surrounding Germiston. When they graduate, Out of the Box assists in setting up a small business from home so that they are at home for the family, thus keeping their children off the streets, away from crime, drugs and gangs.