Meet 38-year old mother of two Lebohang Phiri. She is the founder of Uzalo Bag, which offers a complete box set of maternity products for expectant mothers and their babies – items that would ordinarily not be supplied by hospitals.
The idea for the business came in 2013 when she was pregnant with her first child. She discovered that there were no complete packages of the essential items that mothers are required to bring for the birthing process.
She saw a gap in the market when she realised that new dads and working moms would benefit from the convenience of a box that contained all the essential maternity items.
She officially started the business in 2017, although she has been gifting friends with these maternity boxes since 2013. The company services the greater Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Vaal areas and Lebohang is currently setting up an online store.
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Uzalo Bag is the ultimate maternity gift and moms and dads have lauded Lebohang’s business. She hopes to reach out to more mothers in South Africa and eventually create partnerships with baby shops, clinics and hospitals in order introduce this box and supply it as a standard maternity product.
This is a great product that deserves our support. All the best with Uzalo Bag Lebohang.
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