Impact

Evergrow Seedlings is set up to take the business to new heights in the midst of the pandemic and beyond

As soon as South Africa was placed under lockdown in March 2020, most small business owners feared their companies would face a steep decline towards failure. While a larger number of businesses took a knock in their sales due to the small-scale of their operations, one company that refused to accept that reality was Evergrow …

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ProVerb, Nicolette Mashile and other Money Smart Week SA ambassadors on their most important financial lessons

ProVerb, Nicolette Mashile, Aubrey Modiba and Dimpie Dimpopo are all successful celebrities with one important thing in common: They are passionate about helping South Africans become better educated about their finances. They are also four of the Money Smart Ambassadors working with the National Consumer Financial Education Committee (NCFEC) on Money Smart Week SA (MSWSA) …

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Entrepreneurship development: a certain way to promote SDG alignment

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are widely known today and form a part of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. They are described as “a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future”. The SDGs themselves consist of 17 distinct and respective objectives that …

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Creating a Money Smart South Africa

The importance of being financially savvy cannot be underestimated, especially against the backdrop of a declining economy and the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. There’s no doubt that financial literacy is essential to the growth and development of our nation. Momentum and Unisa’s Consumer Financial Vulnerability Index, published late last year, revealed that consumers were more …

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Converse pledges R1m to help students #KickTheDebt

Converse has launched its version of the movement to wiping out student debt called #kickthedebt. The issue of student is a prominent issue South African youths face, with an increasing need for the issue to be erased. Converse is pledging R1 million to supporting and assisting students across South Africa

The Thebe Foundation helps to bring dignity back to our learners.

Education is the foundation for all we do in life but for hundreds of thousands of learners in South Africa, a lack of financial resources means that they cannot even afford school shoes, socks or appropriate sanitary wear. These conditions often drive children out of school resulting in absenteeism and higher dropout rates. The Thebe …

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Humility and educational empowerment should be the ‘new normal’ for corporates

Liberty knows that showing a commitment to society and humanity through corporate social investment is one way for corporates to continue supporting communities, especially during a pandemic. Businesses need to continue playing their critical role in helping people, and it’s time to adapt to our ‘new normal’. We’re all in this together As the world …

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