In keeping with its vision of making a difference in the lives of others, Sungrid Group is thrilled to announce its most recent project with The Community Chest of the Western Cape.

Known as “Amandla Project’, and operating under the slogan “Power your home; Empower your life”, specially designed Ecoboxx Entrepreneur Kits are being made available throughout Cape Town’s townships and rural areas. These kits are providing entrepreneurs with the opportunity to not only power their homes, but also to use the products as a business tool to generate income.

The specially designed Ecoboxx Entrepreneur Kits are easily transportable and effortlessly set up at any locale. Capable of providing 80 hours of power, it comes complete with two bright LED lights, a USB-driven fan, a pair of hair clippers and a multi-device mobile phone charging cable. “Basically, it enables any aspiring entrepreneur to not only power their own home, but similarly to generate an income by opening up a barber shop and selling mobile phone charging time, anywhere there is a need,” says Hugo Blaisse, Director, Sungrid Group and responsible for all NGO and other CSI related activities.

The project has already trained 300 graduates, with up to 963 kits to be distributed over the coming year. “It is our hope, and our goal, that by using our products in this way in townships and rural areas, that it will have a positive impact on the economic development of South Africa and its people,” concludes Blaisse.

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