RCL FOODS was recently awarded Top Employer certification for the second year running. The Top Employer institute recognises employers that provide excellent employee conditions according to global best practice. This means that the people practices at RCL FOODS are considered among the best in the world, which help us to attract and retain great people.
South Africa’s young people may have little to celebrate this Youth Day amidst record youth unemployment and educational challenges worsened by COVID-19, but a creative DO MORE FOUNDATION initiative is about to change things for some youngsters in resource-poor communities. Focused on ‘creating better tomorrows’ for young children, the DO MORE FOUNDATION has partnered with
As a leading South African food manufacturer, we believe that it is our responsibility to give back to the communities we operate in. That’s why our DO MORE FOUNDATION has been taking an active role in empowering youth from impoverished communities with the skills and training to sew, while reducing plastic use and turning “waste” into #DoMoreBags.
RCL FOODS the DO MORE FOUNDATION is built on three pillars – DO MORE for Young Children, DO MORE to Ease Hunger and DO MORE to Support Youth. We believe that by focusing on these three pillars in all our projects we can “create better tomorrows” for the young children of South Africa. The collaborative ‘Leave No Young Child
Enterprise Development in Hammarsdale Two early success stories from the initiative are the Owethu Umqhele Cooperative Sewing Initiative and the Moonlight Bakery Cooperative, both born out of the DO MORE FOUNDATION’s Street Business School in 2019. Owethu Umqhele Cooperative Sewing Initiative is made up of a diverse group of 13 youth from Hammarsdale, most of
On the 18th September 2020the world-renowned adventurer and humanitarian, Kingsley Holgate, set out with his son Ross on an epic 70-day, 10 000km “Mzansi Edge” quest. Not only are they tracking the geographical outline of South Africa, but they are bringing much-needed aid to vulnerable young children in remote communities near wildlife areas – which
While aspects of daily life are returning to ‘normal’, the impacts of the Covid-19 lockdown will remain for a long time. We see this in the million or more jobs expected to be lost in coming months, and rising levels of hunger and malnutrition that will impact South Africa for decades – unless we can
As South Africa works to contain the novel coronavirus, the DO MORE FOUNDATION is leveraging the power of partnerships to ease hunger in vulnerable households and to provide much-needed support for parents and caregivers. This is a decisive and tightly coordinated strategic response to two issues that became glaringly obvious when the Covid-19 lockdown was
When the DO MORE FOUNDATION broke a world record by making 107 418 peanut butter sandwiches in an hour on World Food Day in October 2019, it was just the beginning of a plan to ensure that young children across South Africa get the right nutrition, every day. March being Nutrition Month, the DO MORE
History was made yet again in South Africa on the 16th October 2019 World Food Day, when over 2500 volunteers and 50 organisations from the private and public sector gathered across 8 provinces to make 107 418 Peanut Butter Sandwiches in one hour with a single goal in mind: to highlight food insecurity and the
Each year, close to 1 trillion plastic bags are consumed worldwide, leading to waste harming the environment. At RCL FOODS, we believe that many positive small meaningful actions can make a big difference so we’re on a journey to become waste-free, ONE #DoMoreBag AT A TIME. Through The DO MORE FOUNDATION, a support function set
In October 2018, for 1 300 young children at 20 Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres in Pongola, the future started to look a little brighter thanks to the DO MORE FOUNDATION. From the beginning of November each child received a nutritious daily serving of Monati Instant Porridge and Yum Yum peanut butter at school, helping
In an amazing show of support and humanity to celebrate Mandela Day (18 July), the non-profit DO MORE FOUNDATION, founded by RCL FOODS two years ago, is pulling out all stops (again) to show it cares. Think 1407 volunteers, a staggering 14 324 meals, 76 beneficiary organisations, 183 mini-projects, 57 teams and 44 RCL FOODS sites