#doDifferent with a ‘Sole’ Brand
Anyone with more than a passing interest in an active lifestyle knows that good gear makes all the difference. As South Africans that most often means expensive imported brands and all the problems that go along with that – especially with disrupted supply lines caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. read more »
#doDifferent - One Toilet at a Time
Every day, students from more than 3,000 schools in South Africa risk slipping into pit toilets. Other children from at least 253 schools lack water and another 248 schools have no access to sanitation at all. These drastically impacts pupils and their capacity to maintain sanitary standards. This issue is further exacerbated by COVID-19, which requires extremely high hygiene standards in order to avoid rapid transmission. read more »
#doDifferent to Fight Fire
At this time of year in the Western Cape, there is a persistent risk of wildfires breaking out on mountains and fields. These fires can get out of control very quickly and are devastating for the people and animals unfortunate to find themselves in their path. It takes a brave and dedicated group of professional and volunteer firefighters risking their lives to fight wildfires and protect lives and homes. read more »
#doDifferent to Get Through the Storm
This week we look at a Cape winery choosing to #doDifferent by throwing its weight behind a community intervention which is over 100 years old. read more »
#doDifferent to Beat Cancer
Women are one of the strongest and most fierce beings to have walked this earth. Unfortunately, that strength is often tested. One in every 28 women in South Africa will get breast cancer over their lifetime. read more »
Ditch The Suit and #doDifferent
As Covid-19 has forced us to stay in more, work from home and get out a lot less, there have been a large shift in lifestyles and purchases. One of these is the change in clothing needs. Very few of us dress up in formal wear for our home office so purchases have shifted to comfortable and relaxed fit clothes. read more »
Make Waves and #doDifferent
It’s a well-known fact that our oceans cover about 70% of the earth’s surface and that 97% of the earth’s water comes from them. This makes our oceans the most important natural resource we have. All more reason to come together and protect them. read more »
Repair, Replace and #doDifferent
Our devices have come to shape our lives. Cell phones and tablets have transformed the way we work, communicate, and interact with the internet to such an extent that most of us feel at a loss without our devices. Unfortunately, the nature of these items is that they are fragile and prone to breakage, yet expensive enough to be candidates for repair rather than replacement. read more »
Empowering Entrepreneurs and #doDifferent
It is said that entrepreneurs are the backbone of the South African economy -they employ people, feed families and help grow the economy. Many of them lack the skills and capital they need to succeed. This is why one of South Africa’s biggest investment firms has decided to #doDifferent by helping to upskill and support young potential entrepreneurs. read more »
DIY and #doDifferent
With the festive season upon us, now is the best time to get stuck into all those home improvement projects we have been promising we would get to for months. read more »