After studying and graduating from BAS (Bachelor in Architectural Science) at UCT I decided to change my route and move to entrepreneurship. I have always wanted to own my own company. I am an extremely creative person and doing business is an extremely creative process. I completed a post graduate degree in Management in Entrepreneurship at UCT. This, combined with my compassionate heart and creativity, launched me into starting up an NPO called the Lavender Upliftment Trust
On the 7th of July we hosted our 8th lavender education session at Hillwood Primary in Lavender Hill. Around 50 children learnt all about the healing benefits of lavender and how they can use it in their own homes for medicinal purposes, relaxation and to make products. After getting all the theory out of the way, the kids were taught how to make lavender cuttings (the baby from which a lavender plant will grow). The next half hour was spent getting their hands dirty as they
At Lavender in Lavender Hill our social aim is to support job creation and entrepreneurial empowerment in the Lavender Hill community and surrounding Cape Town areas. For this reason we mainly work with community and underprivileged producers, small enterprises, entrepreneurs and companies that support job creation and empowerment. Janine Roberts and Ukama Holdings make up one element of our production team and does just that!
Ukama Holdings is our packaging partner that pa
It's that time of the year where our alarm clocks go off early and we drag ourselves off to work. Our wish for you this 2016 is that you stay relaxed and calm through every day. Plus, we want you to feel rejuvenated each morning to have energy for your working day ahead.
Just for you, our Lavender Bath Salts are on special for until 15 February!
Our all natural ingredient Lavender Bath Salts with it's soothing scent of lavender, relaxes the body and mind, helps to relieve
On this lovely sunny Cape Town morning we visited the ladies from Highlands House retirement home to tell them all about Lavender in Lavender Hill. We had a lovely time teaching them all about the uses of the miracle oil - lavender essential oil - and how to use lavender flowers for medicinal and relaxing purposes. All our product producers and people who benefit from the Lavender in Lavender Hill company were introduced. The ladies enjoyed seeing who were the people behind t
On the 23rd of June, Lavender in Lavender Hill hosted yet another lavender education session, this time with the Ladies Group form the New World Foundation in the Lavender Hill community. 25 Ladies learnt all about the lavender plant, its healing benefit, how to use it in their every day lives and how to grow many plants form one plant. At Lavender in Lavender Hill, part of our social aim is to empower entrepreneurs and enable skills training. For this reason we host a number
‘PEACE NOW’ MARCH IN LAVENDER HILL AND VRYGROND The New World Foundation and the Street and Court Committees are organising a march, PEACE NOW. This march is a protest against the violence and shootings that has plagued our community. Communities are saying “Enough is Enough!” on Human Rights Day, 21 March 2015. Everyone is welcome to join the march. The march is a peaceful process of residents to march through Lavender Hill and Vrygrond to send a message through the communit
Marcelle van Zyl, owner of Lavender in Lavender Hill, tells us how her business is making a difference in the community of Cape Town's Lavender Hill. Go to www.MzansiStore.com to buy their Lavender infused products. #mzansi #mzansistore #mzansistorecom #lavender #lavendercapetown #lavenderinlavenderhill #lavenderhill #socialenterprise #socialentrepreneur #naturalproduct #communityeudation #communityupliftment #hopesoap #bodyrange #bodyproducts #lavenderoil #essentiallavendero
If you’re a regular Faithful to Nature shopper, you might have already noticed our new range of lovely lavender goodies, locally made by a company called Lavender in Lavender Hill. These pretty lavender products are designed to make you feel naturally pampered and loved; but did you know they’re also part of an extensive local community upliftment initiative? Each one of these fab products has been created with the aim of empowering and uplifting the people of Cape Town’s imp
Lavender in Lavender Hill products are high quality, health beneficial, all natural lavender body and food products. These special products were designed to have a social conscience while making you feel loved and pampered. All products contain essential lavender oil, leaves or flowers. Their products are crafted with the highest quality natural and organic ingredients. They are free from petrochemicals, parabens, synthetic fragrances and harmful chemicals. These products are