The process of making the breadwinner stool
This little pre-school in the informal settlement of Goshen on the outskirts of Cathcart, Eastern Cape was our very first project. The name of the school in Xhosa means ‘longing for something nice.’ The school looks after 39 children under the age of five and is run on a government subsidy of R6000 a month. These funds are stretched between salaries, supplies and food for the children.
If you ever have the pleasure of Mrs Zonde’s company, you will be quick to find that she is one of the most remarkable women you will ever meet. Despite severe arthritis in her hands she continues to care for the sick on a daily basis, looking past her own pain in order to alleviate the pain of those who fall under her care. A modern day Florence Nightingale she is.
Sanitary Sistas is an initiative that was started by the Business Women’s Association (BWA) in East London that seeks to assist underprivileged young ladies by providing them with sanitary towels.
Our stealthy little Ninja bedside lamp made its way into the September issue of Elle Magazine. We must say we were very proud!