#doDifferent to Help Feed the Nation
There are many societal challenges that face South Africa, one of the major ones being hunger. With 55% of South Africans living below the breadline, it is imperative for companies, brands and everyday individuals to try to make a difference, no matter how small. That’s why, this week we are looking at a home-grown brand that wants to #doDifferent by contributing to communities across South Africa, helping to feed the nation and reduce their by-product waste at the same time - helping two causes at once. read more »
Brewing Kindness to #doDifferent
Life is so busy for most and whilst it seems impossible to make a tangible difference for people, sometimes it’s as simple as a gift of free coffee. That’s why, this week we are looking at a Johannesburg coffee shop that created a “Pay it Forward” initiative in the middle of the COVID-19 lockdown, that is still serving as a beautiful partnership between the community and them. read more »
#doDifferent and Care for the Community
Imagine if you could make a difference in other people’s lives just by purchasing healthcare products for you and your loved ones. That’s why this week, we are looking at a beloved chain store that is giving its clients a chance to #doDifferent with their purchase. read more »
Warming up to #doDifferent
Another winter is fast approaching, and that means it’s time to stock up on ingredients for the hot drinks we need to stay cosy on those cold (and now dark) nights. There are few better options than our wonderfully homegrown South African rooibos tea. Naturally caffeine free, and without the stimulant effects of cocoa which may keep you up at night, you can have rooibos at any time - and several cups of it! read more »
Transforming Lives to #doDifferent
In many homes in South Africa, pets are a common sight to behold. Whether they are the furry friend, a lifelong companion, a guard dog or a four-legged family member - we want to do right by them by caring for and loving them during their lifetimes. That's why this week, we are looking at a company that pledges to make a difference in your pet’s life, as well as the lives of pets that have yet to find their forever homes. read more »
The Freshest Way to #doDifferent
Online fresh food retail has seen a massive uptick in South Africa over the past few years. Initially sparked by necessity through the pandemic, many have been converted by the benefits of buying food online - convenience and better control of grocery spend – much needed in our busy lives and stretched finances. read more »
An Appetite for Adventure and to #doDifferent
With all of the holidays that have been taking place over April, many people have taken leave to go and enjoy the time off with their family and loved ones. During this time, many choose to be outside, enjoying the views, and listening to the sounds and rhythms of our natural South Africa. But whilst you are busy feeling the sun on your back or the breeze tickling your neck, maybe you start to think about how wonderful our nature is in South Africa and how you could do more to help preserve it. That’s why this week, we are looking at a #doDifferent company born from nature that aims to help in various conversation projects so that it is around for generations to enjoy. read more »
#doDifferent and Give Her Hope
Serena Williams once said that “the success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. We should raise each other up”. With job insecurity and scarcity in some places, people need to look to themselves and within their communities to try and improve their circumstances. That’s why this week, we are looking at a Cape Town-based company that #doDifferent by helping women to upskill themselves whilst doing good for the environment. read more »
Functional Fashion and #doDifferent
As the adage goes, necessity is the mother of invention, and so many great companies have been founded on simple ideas for solving everyday problems. This time we look at a small business built on this principle, but with a twist in how they chose to #doDifferent. read more »
#doDifferent for Sound Sleep
Sleep is one of the most important yet often overlooked aspects to maintaining good health. Good sleep allows our bodies to repair and recover. Poor sleep has been linked to a range of ailments including weight gain and heart disease. read more »