Bag Some Threads and #doDifferent
South Africa is a vibrant place, and South Africans are resourceful outgoing people. So many of the great South African brands and companies reflect this in their identity and ethos. This week we look at a company with all this spirit, choosing to #doDifferent in their business journey. read more »
Bee Sweet and #doDifferent
Honey has long been the preferred choice for those looking for a healthier delivery of sweetness. Wonderful on toast, brilliant on pancakes and delightful in tea, honey has also long been touted for its various health benefits. read more »
Get Hooked on #doDifferent
Over recent years the impact of unsustainable fishing practices on the environment and people have become abundantly clear. read more »
Coding to #doDifferent
We live in a digitally fueled world, with self-driving cars; augmented reality; and computer algorithms offering us tailored information. What’s breaking news now will soon be forgotten. Due to this, computer coding is critical for future success, as it provides children with abilities that extend well beyond the computer. Learning to code has several advantages, including problem-solving; abstraction; and critical thinking. read more »
Glittering Charm and #doDifferent
A beautiful piece of jewellery holds a special allure for all of us. A combination of rare and fine materials combined with the expression of precision craftsmanship feels precious and valuable. read more »
#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 »