By: Tshegofatso Dhlomo
The CEO sleep out was created in 2015, it was started to help raise awareness to the country’s most vulnerable communities and to also bring positive change to the situations that arise.
CEO’s from various companies have taken it upon themselves to brave the elements of the cold winter nights. This is set to take place on the monumental Mandela Bridge.
Its aim is to bring people with enough financial and social impact to make a difference and to donate to the cause.
While others might think that this may be a brilliant cause, it seems that the social media sphere has mixed emotions about the initiative.
Some believe that the whole idea of buying warm clothes while drinking coffee on a bridge is not necessarily being “homeless”, some went on to say that the whole thing is actually glamourizing a very serious situation in this country.
KIA MOTORS – GARY SCOTT Some of the CEO’s that will be taking part:
- BARCLAYS AFRICA COO – CHARLES RUSSON
- KMPG – TREVOR HOOLE
Also joining them will be Miss SA 2016 Ntandoyenkosi Kunene, Yusuf Abramjee, Chet Diepraam and many other influential South Africans who will help raise money for the education of young South Africans.