Women’s day 2018 – celebrating some extraordinary women in our communities.

Women’s day 2018 – celebrating some extraordinary women in our communities.

At Anna Basson we are passionate about women, especially since our founder Mrs Anna Basson was a remarkable women, founding the business in 1985 (a time when women in business was still unusual), and managing a household with 5 children!

Read her story here, or scroll down for some other remarkable women in our communities.

Mrs Anna Basson, founder of Anna Basson Properties

Women’s Month 2018

This year we were inspired by a women’s month initiative by Valcare, a non-profit community platform in the Paarl-Franschhoek Valley.

 

During August they will celebrate one remarkable women every day by posting a wonderful picture. Sonya Olivier Photography took beautiful portraits of each lady at the lovely Bon Louis – Family Bistro in Paarl.

Follow the Valcare Facebook page during Women’s month, as each day a new Protea of the Valley will be announced and honoured.

Take a look at some of the beautiful ladies honoured so far:

 

|PROTEAS OF THE VALLEY: 7 AUGUST 2018 |
Moira Adriaanse owns La Monique catering company in Paarl (read more…).

 

| PROTEAS OF THE VALLEY: 5 AUGUST 2018 |
Shevon Brymer is a Safety Parent at Kin Culture in Klapmuts (read more…).

| PROTEAS OF THE VALLEY: 4 AUGUST 2018 |
Linda Neethling is the Principal of Tiny Todds Daycare in Paarl (read more…)

 

| PROTEAS OF THE VALLEY: 1 AUGUST 2018 |
Mariette Jacobs is the Managing Director of Ezrah Community Development and Training NPC in the Paarl area (read more…)


What is valcare?

From their website:

Valcare started as a united vision to have an effective platform where funds, products and skills can be distributed responsibly, primarily in the Paarl-Franschhoek Valley.

They link passionate funders and willing volunteers with hundreds of sustainable projects. In 2017, Valcare became an Impact Investment Fund, enabling corporates and individuals to invest in member organisations.

They Focus On:

  • Strategic Interventions
  • Membership Network
  • Partnership Funding
  • Corporate Social Investment

Visit their web page www.valcare.org.za for more about where you can get involved.

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