Building the bridge between business and community

Inspirational Quotes

Inspirational Quotes

Sometimes leadership is planting trees under whose shade you'll never sit. It may not happen fully till after I'm gone. But I know that the steps we're taking are the right steps. ~ Jennifer Granholm   Desmond Tutu: “Ubuntu [...] speaks of the very essence of being human. You share what you have. It is to say: 'My humanity is caught up, is inextricably bound up, in yours.  A person is a person through other persons'.”   “A g ... Continue Reading »

Challenges Turned Into Opportunities

Challenges Turned Into Opportunities

During March 2015, Spoudazo in collaboration with Raubex, was busy re-establishing 14 vegetable tunnels in the townships of Mangaung. When vegetable tunnels are setup at the homes of township beneficiaries, they are mentored for 6 – 12 months to ensure sustainability. An agreement is set in place to have the benefit of the vegetable tunnel as long as the beneficiaries work their gardens and produce crops. The general upkeep of the tunnel must als ... Continue Reading »

Make Charitable Giving more meaningful this Festive Season

Make Charitable Giving more meaningful this Festive Season

We’ve hardly packed away our cardigans and gotten used to the longer days!  Yet the retail industry seems to have had their festive season onslaught at the ready.  Shelves are already laden with gift ideas and decorated with lights.  Often referred to as the “season of giving”, it is that time of year when there seems to be a heightened awareness regarding those less fortunate, and rightly so! Every Corporate, super market chain and radio stat ... Continue Reading »

Counting our Blessings…

Counting our Blessings…

It is with full hearts that we at Spoudazo approach the end of 2014. No sense of dread of opportunities missed; no last minute panic about one last deadline, but with a grateful backwards glance at another year of sustainable growth, of support, of WOW! Some of our WOW moments included: • Having Pick and Pay and local restaurants purchase vegetables from our tunnel owners! We are in business! Our interactions with them gave us much food for th ... Continue Reading »

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