“I am the author of my life” shares Melanie in this conversation as she speaks to the chapters of deep humility, honesty to self, losing everything, rebuilding with the responsibility of motherhood, Madiba’s inspiration to service to community, and doing so with God’s plan to hope, purpose and expanding our limits.
Melanie is a recognised strategic manager with a progressive track record of achieving outstanding business results through people and team development. Over 20 years’ experience in Fundraising, has given Melanie the necessary tools to ensure successful outcomes for partnered projects. Uniq Foundation (Pty) Limited is her most recent achievement, founded in 2018 in support of her passion for bringing change to the many communities covering the Western Cape. As the founder of this company, she is partnered with over 13 organisations, impacting over 200 000 children, youth and women through her fundraising efforts.
To date Melanie has raised over R100 million for the different non-profit organisations she has been affiliated with. Prior to founding Uniq Foundation, Melanie owned Tri Link Logistics cc and was nominated as one of the top women in business by Top 300. Melanie is absolutely passionate about seeking innovative ways of attracting corporate sponsorship to social justice programmes and building community around the numerous projects she supports”.