Partnering with People to #doDifferent
In South Africa alone, there are over half a million people in need of food. This is why it has become more important than ever to support food initiatives that promote food security and help people provide for their families and communities. This week, we look at a company that has become a household name to many Southern Africans and use its reach to #doDifferent. read more »
Wood if You Could #doDifferent
The past few years have seen a revival of interest in practical skills. In a world where most people now do work without a tangible outcome or product - coupled with pandemic lockdowns, all set against access to ubiquitous access information and knowledge sharing – has set the scene for huge swathes of people to rediscover skills such as blacksmithing, baking, sculpture, and woodworking. read more »
Quality that strives to #doDifferent
One of the great contradictions in our world is that, despite all the advancements we have made in every aspect of civilization, so much of the world is still exposed to food insecurity and hunger. read more »
Flame Grilled to #doDifferent
Child illiteracy in South Africa is one of the highest in the world. This affects the quality of life, currently and for the future, due to the lack of resources for developing childhood literacy skills. In order to change this, we all need to play our part to make a difference. That’s why this week, we are highlighting a brand that has used its famous burgers to help improve literacy in South Africa. read more »
Tap and Go to #doDifferent
Possibly the worst social problem afflicting South Africa is the appalling amount of abuse against women and children. It is truly unconscionable and speaks to the broken nature of our society. Even in this overwhelming darkness, there are those pushing back against violence to break the cycle of abuse. They need all the help they can get, and one company has seen a way to use their technology to lend some much-needed assistance. read more »
The Beauty of #doDifferent
There are many moving #doDifferent stories of entrepreneurs motivated to give back to their community or the country through their business journeys. Those who take on the responsibility to help people in need with whatever means are available to them. This time we look at a truly inspirational example of a business owner tirelessly working to serve her community. read more »
Create Sustainable Change through Tech and #doDifferent
Cell phones and data have become part of our everyday lives, as they enable us to keep in contact with people - no matter how far away they may be. They have helped us extend the reach of our communities and keep bonds with loved ones across the world. This is why this week, we are looking at a company that has been front and centre in connectivity, as they aim to #doDifferent closer to home. read more »
Look Good, Feel Good and #doDifferent
When it comes to workout clothes, we are all looking for sportswear that is comfortable and snazzy, and that gives us the ultimate workout experience. What is we told you that you can get all of this whilst making a difference in South Africa? That’s why this week, we are highlighting a brand that helps you #doDifferent and make the lives of our fellow South Africans, a little better, whilst looking your best. read more »
Star Babies and #doDifferent
There are many reasons to start a side hustle. For some, it is just to make a little extra money which helps a lot in times like these when budgets are stretched. For some, the side hustle is a way to begin a change of career or try something different without having to take drastic and irrecoverable steps. Occasionally, the side hustle is borne from a desire to do good and make a positive impact on society. read more »
Local Lavender to #doDifferent
As time goes on, many people are looking for natural alternatives to some of their everyday requirements - whether it is to help save the environment or to be kinder to their bodies. One popular natural ingredient loved by many is lavender and its essential oil. Lavender essential oil is known as the miracle oil - helping to relieve stress; headaches; muscle pain; healing burns, bites and wounds; as well as so many other health benefits. That is why this week, we are looking at a #doDifferent company that not only does miracles with a miracle oil, but is helping to uplift communities while they do. read more »