Subz celebrates a successful 2019 with donations of thousands of reusable sanitary pads

Subz celebrates a successful 2019 with donations of thousands of reusable sanitary pads: As the year draws to a close, members of Subz Pants and Pads – and its NPO extension, Project Dignity – celebrated the distribution of 4308 packs of eco-friendly, reusable sanitary wear that empowers South African schoolchildren who cannot afford these vital hygienic items. This year also saw the distribution of Subz packs across international borders, extending the reach of the organisation to help the rest of the continent. “Every year we start out … [Read more...]

Chainsaw guru celebrates 42 years

Chainsaw guru celebrates 42 years: Innocent Sefolo, the chainsaw guru, from Pietermaritzburg Photo: Supplied by Husqvarna South Africa Mention the word chainsaw, and Innocent Sefolo’s heart probably beats just a smidgen faster. That’s because this particular granddad has been employed by Husqvarna in Pietermaritzburg for a mindboggling 42 years – most of which have involved working with the world-renowned brand’s chainsaws. To say he is passionate about his job is an understatement. “I love what I do,” he says with heartfelt enthusiasm. Sefolo … [Read more...]

Forestry South Africa celebrates women in forestry with its profile series

Forestry South Africa celebrates women in forestry with its profile series: JOHANNESBURG, AUGUST 8, 2019 – This month, Forestry South Africa (FSA) is celebrating women in forestry. Over the next few weeks, FSA will be publishing the stories of 24 women in a series of profiles on www.forestryexplained.co.za. With more than 320 years experience among them in a variety of roles, these women show that no job is off limits as long as you have the passion and dedication required. “Some have dedicated their lives to the sector, others are just at the … [Read more...]

Project Dignity celebrates Women’s Wellness Day @ Sage

Project Dignity celebrates Women’s Wellness Day @ Sage: Joining a panel of empowering female speakers, Sue Barnes, founder of Subz Pants and Pads – and its NPO, Project Dignity – will address the educational challenges faced by thousands of schoolgirls daily, because of a lack of access to sanitary wear. This will form part of the inaugural Women’s Wellness Day @ Sage on Women’s Day, 9 August in Salt Rock. “Sage Centre has a predominately female demographic and the majority of the centre’s businesses are women-owned,” said Lara Warr, Centre … [Read more...]