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 »
#doDifferent and Add Hope
It is difficult to do anything on an empty stomach, almost impossible - but unfortunately, that is the reality of many children in South Africa. The South African National Income Dynamics Study and the Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey shows that child hunger has remained high with one-in-seven households reporting that a child went hungry in April this year. This is where your R2 can #doDifferent. read more »
Get Skooled and #doDifferent
Education is absolutely the key to beginning to solve the myriad issues affecting South Africa. From unemployment and inequality to devastating social issues such as gender-based violence, education is the treatment of the poor health of the country. Worryingly, the state of education is in a downward spiral, jeopardizing the futures of a whole new generation of young South Africans. read more »
Champion Men #doDifferent
Gender-based violence (GBV) has been a dark cloud hanging over South Africa for years now, affecting many aspects of daily life. This is an acute problem in South Africa as over 50% of women have testified that they have experienced it in their lifetime. read more »
Sweet Tea and #doDifferent
Given the devastating history of South Africa, it is always inspiring to find stories of business ventures created with the goal of fundamentally addressing some of the injustices of the past. read more »
Beauty, Quality and #doDifferent
“They don’t make it like that anymore”. This catch-all phrase is so often repeated to describe the modern experience of quantity over quality. Clothes made to last only one season as part of an ever-changing ever-expanding wardrobe. Appliances made from flimsy materials which are barely up to the task for which they were designed. It’s not hard to see the impact of this kind of consumerism on the planet as well as our lives. read more »