CHAMELEON1085 Pop Up Market is aimed at bringing the community together by hosting an event that seeks donations like sanitary towels that will be donated to different charity centres and Schools.
The event was held on the 30th of March 2019 in Laduma Hotel, Jane furse. Over 400 sanitary pads where donated from different companies around Makhuduthamakga and they will be distributed around Sekhukhune cluster. Different companies came in numbers to showcase their talent that includes some of the companies that were selling T-shirt.
Klaasie Makgoba founder of the Chameleon1085 Pop Up Market said “The purpose of the event was to support local initiatives, creative minds and making rural environment a better place to live in. CHAMELEON1085 Pop Up Market is the only opportunity to show and meet vibrant people with funk and spunk. We extend our reach to local entrepreneurs that wish to share their taste in fashion, music and food”, He said.
He added that Pop Up Market is hosted quarterly every year and will take place again on 29th June and twice in December 7th and 28th 2019.
Makgoba further added that “We all know puberty is difficult stage for young girls in the rural areas, especially those coming from poor background and those living in parent less household. This represents a huge challenge to many young girls resort to no hygienic means which present danger to their health and dignity, some are even unable to go to school because of this.
“We as Chameleon1085 Pop Up Market, Tailart and boys matter foundation we come to you asking for support and help by asking for donations and sanitary towels. Our mission is to make everyday a Mandela day, and get as many sanitary pads as we can. Those pads will be donated to different schools around Sekhukhune cluster. It is our firm believe that this initiative will resort the dignity of many young girls, and allow them to go to school uninterrupted” said Makgoba