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SAWITU - South African Women in the United states (and Canada)

Posted by Zantel du Toit on

SAWITU - South African Women in the United states (and Canada)

I’d like to believe my journey started somewhere in my childhood, growing up in South Africa in a typical Afrikaans home.  Spending my time barefoot in a tree, building a fort underneath the YoYo water tank almost 2 storeys up while using an irrigation pipe to slide down like a fireman.  Fitting a cable from the top of a windmill to a tree to build a foofie slide (zipline), hoping to miss the springs sticking out from a torn mattress when you make your landing.  My favorite memories were on my uncle’s land outside Louis Trichardt where my family often...

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It's always braai o'clock

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It's always braai o'clock

I have the feeling that Braai season is almost here with summer just a stone throws away! For some, braai season runs all year round, but in my valley here in Southern Alberta, that earthy smell of BBQ in the air has returned.  Shops are also starting to stock up on charcoal and firewood as people gear up for the camping season and standing ready to de-winterize their camping trailers.  The Saffa shops start upping their supply of our favorites like biltong and droewors while we wish for a few bottles of klipdrift or a six pack Castle lager here...

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Giveaway extended to end of February

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Giveaway extended to end of February

We just love giveaways!  In September 3 ladies received items of their choice with our first giveaway we  launched.  This time around we have put together a surprise package that will make the winner's day!  Pop onto our Facebook page and follow the steps to enter - it is as simple as share, comment and follow!

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Boabab on LEC Worldwide Talk show - Giveaway

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Boabab on LEC Worldwide Talk show - Giveaway

Listen here:  https://anchor.fm/ladiesenrich/episodes/Online-Store-owner-promotes-her-store-and-share-her-story-with-LEC-Worldwide--Giveaway-for-Canada-area-read-the-description-to-enter-e1cpt6c To enter the Giveaway with Boabab.ca simply send a message to our Instagram account @leconlinemarketing, mention 'win with Boabab', and your name will be in the draw.  About... Zantel du Toit is the proud owner of this interesting online store.  Beautiful handcrafted goods from South Africa - it's not just about bright, fun products – it is about empowerment of rural communities, upliftment and supporting small businesses! Boabab mostly operates on a "on demand" basis. Most items listed here needs to be ordered in from South Africa and take anywhere from 3-8 weeks before arriving.  Everything is...

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Ladies Enrichment Entrepreneurs Club - Boabab's article

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Ladies Enrichment Entrepreneurs Club - Boabab's article

Boabab features in the January edition of LEC Worldwide (Ladies Enrichment Entrepreneurs Club) - Really awesome initiative and so honored to be part of it. Thank you Zelda du Toit I was raised in the Bushveld region of South Africa and (like most of us) have a strong longing for Africa that will never fade.  Combined with this and always wanting to open my own little business, it only made sense to start something that touches close to home.  We immigrated to Canada in 2017 and have been extremely fortunate to experience and fall in love with another country all together!    I want...

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