Sustainable Partnerships

Each collaboration is a testament to our shared commitment to building a healthier, more self-sufficient world inspired by our South African roots.

Welcome to our Collaborations page, where the heartbeat of community, entrepreneurship, and sustainable living converge! Each collaboration is a testament to our shared commitment to building a healthier, more self-sufficient world inspired by our South African roots. Join us on this journey of empowerment and transformation.

Pioneering Collaborations:  More about the  Serenity Bliss Pamper Hamper Partners

At the crossroads of compassion and commerce, Roots and Raw Foundation is proud to announce a groundbreaking collaboration with Nolunthando Sheltered Employment Trust (NSET) and Auburn Botanicals, giving life to the Serenity Bliss Pamper Hamper.

Empowering Differently-Abled Individuals

NSET, an organization committed to fostering the full and equal participation of differently-abled individuals in the mainstream economy, caught our attention with their innovative approach. Having conducted a transformative 6-week pilot incorporating breathwork and stretching routines into their existing programs, the positive impact was undeniable. Participants were visibly calmer, and caregivers reported improved task management. We witnessed firsthand the potential for holistic development.

As part of NSET's ventures, participants at Nolunthando craft exquisite natural soaps and candles. In a collaborative effort with Roots and Raw Foundation, we have curated the Serenity Bliss Pamper Hamper, a collection that goes beyond mere products. It's a testament to the capabilities of differently-abled individuals, providing them with a platform to shine.

Roots and Raw Foundation believes in the transformative power of collaboration. By showcasing the Serenity Bliss collection on our ecommerce platform, we aim to create jobs for differently-abled and challenged individuals. This partnership not only offers them a source of sustainable income but also empowers them to brand and market their creations. The hamper is a celebration of resilience, creativity, and the beauty that arises when communities come together.

Roots and Raw Foundation is thrilled to join forces with Auburn Botanicals, bringing a touch of botanical luxury to the Serenity Bliss Pamper Hamper. This collaboration is more than a product launch; it's a movement towards a future where every individual, regardless of ability, can achieve their potential. Together, we invite you to explore, support, and be part of the journey toward inclusivity, innovation, and empowerment.

Founded by Zulfah Hartley, Auburn Botanicals emerged from a personal quest for sensitive skin care, evolving into a brand dedicated to crafting natural self-care products tailored for menopausal women. Rooted in a fusion of science, aromatherapy, and skincare expertise, Auburn Botanicals epitomizes a commitment to quality and well-being.

This collaboration finds its roots in a 3-year Entrepreneurship Programme hosted by the EPWP Department in partnership with the University of WC. Together, Auburn Botanicals and Roots and Raw Foundation unite to bring forth a transformative partnership that goes beyond business. It's a union focused on building strategic partnerships, offering value-added products and services for holistic well-being, fostering local brands, supporting homegrown businesses, and constructing a robust home-based community supply chain.

The objective? Job creation within the local community and the promotion of community economic resilience. By combining forces, we aim to weave a tapestry of opportunity, where each collaboration contributes to a stronger, more vibrant community. Join us on this journey where passion, purpose, and prosperity intertwine.