Brand South Africa's #PlayYourPart: Feeding schemes and vegetable gardens for those in need

Brand South Africa's #PlayYourPart: Feeding schemes and vegetable gardens for those in need

Are you looking for ways to #PlayYourPart in making South Africa a better place?

Work team harvesting fresh vegetables in the community greenhouse garden / Istock.

Listen out every Tuesday and Thursday on The Workzone with Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp to find out how South Africans play their part in making SA a better place.

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Elana received an anonymous SMS from a person who told her that their company planted vegetables on the sidewalk for the community to use as needed

"We would like to keep ourselves anonymous because we don't want the credit," the SMS read. 

Elana also received another SMS telling her about a feeding scheme, 'Meals on Wheels' that operates and changes lives in Polokwane. Have a listen:

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Inspire, empower, and celebrate active citizenship in South Africa

Brand South Africa is the official nation brand custodian and a marketing agency of South Africa, with a mandate to build the country’s brand reputation, in order to improve its global competitiveness. Its aim is also to build pride and patriotism among South Africans, in order to contribute to social cohesion and nation brand ambassadorship. 

Play Your Part is a nationwide programme created to inspire, empower, and celebrate active citizenship in South Africa. It aims to lift the spirit of our nation by inspiring all South Africans to contribute to positive change, become involved, and start doing. 

A nation of people who care deeply for one another and the environment in which they live is good for everyone. Play Your Part is aimed at all South Africans – corporates and individuals, NGOs and government, churches and schools, and the young to the not-so-young. It aims to encourage South Africans to use some of their time, money, skills or goods to contribute to a better future for all.

To find out more, CLICK HERE.

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