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
In South Africa, we have the privilege of being able to enjoy the vast natural beauty that this country offers in many ways. From a picnic at a nearby botanical garden to deeper exploration into the valleys, mountains, bush and oceans, enjoying the views and listening to the sounds and rhythms of nature in our beautiful country. Whilst you are busy feeling the sun on your back or the breeze tickling your neck, perhaps you start to think about how wonderful our natural environment is in our country, 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 »
One Little Coin to #doDifferent
Health care has been a prevalent thought on people’s minds, as Covid forced many to think about their health and mortality. Now, imagine having a critically ill child in the hospital. The stress, the hours of travel, the concern about it my child getting all of the care they need. This would be scary for many parents, and children. That’s why, this week, we are looking at a multinational company that has taken it upon itself to #doDifferent and create safe havens in stressful times, whilst keeping families close to each other and the care they need. read more »
#doDifferent by Creating a Culture of Caring
For thousands of years, baobabs have made an important contribution to people’s livelihoods for food, fibre and medicine in Africa. More recently, the global trade in baobab powder and oil has become an important source of income for many rural families. This week, we are looking at a company that is using this treasured tree for its natural products, whilst giving back to the community. read more »
Bread to #doDifferent
The people of Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN) have faced great challenges over the past two years. Not only did they have to contend with large-scale social unrest which devastated the local economy, but they have also had to deal with repeated flooding at unprecedented levels. So many have lost their lives, and so many have lost their homes and livelihoods. In amongst all this devastation there is still a spark of hope – with those who chose to #doDifferent and assist to improve the lives of those affected. read more »
Using Your Data to #doDifferent
A big focus for many years in many companies has been on adopting initiatives that will make South Africa a better place for all. For her people, her environment and her wildlife. But for many South Africans, it can be a struggle to know where to give as there are so many in need. That’s why this week, we are looking at a company that has its roots run deep in South Africa, and wants to help #doDifferent by helping others do the same. read more »
Sowing Skills and #doDifferent
One of the most exciting and hopeful developments to have come from the massive disruption of Covid-19 was a wholesale reconsideration of global supply chains, and the relevance of the status quo in a rapidly changing world. read more »