The wonderings and wanderings of Dakin and Company

Month: November 2016
[Article I wrote to promote Kinfundi] It is annual bonus time but with the current state of economic affairs in South Africa, some companies might not have performed as well as they’d hoped. This does not mean that employees have not been working extremely hard, and now it is possible to reward them in a very unique way. Education means liberation. And the current education crisis has put a big spotlight on education affordability. The fact remains that South Africa’s economy is not strong enough to offer free education and therefore the onus falls on parents, who more often than not cannot afford tertiary education for their children. As a bonus to employees, companies can join Kinfundi, invest a small amount into this education savings benefit and continue with monthly contributions as part of their employee benefits offering.  Kinfundi is a new type of fringe benefit that employers can offer...