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Transition to Vision

The 2010 World Cup has come and gone in a flurry of pride and heart-aching disappointment. The nation pulled together behind our boys in boots and the country just about came to a standstill on Bafana’s match days. But, for a small group of people, those with albinism the event went by unmarked. These people, without exception, suffer from poor eyesight and blinding sensitivity to bright light, making it impossible for those who did not have spectacles and sunnies to watch the action on TV or attend live matches. We at Lathi Tha’ Eyecare decided that this is unacceptable.

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Nosinda wins as Best Customer Care Representative

Ms. Nosinda Ndiwa joined Lathi Tha’ Eyecare Govan Mbeki Avenue in Port Elizabeth in 2008. She has strong selling skills and flies the Lathi Tha’ Eyecare flag with her excellent customer service as she recently displayed by handling an irate customer when we did our “mystery caller” exercise for all our stores. At Lathi Tha’ Eyecare we pride ourselves on our commitment to always deliver quality products with an extra-ordinary service, because our clients are important to us.

Congratulations to Ms. Ndiwa for her ready smile, enthusiasm and commitment to always go the extra mile, a perfect example of a true beacon of light. Hope you enjoy your vouchers and spoil yourself rotten, you deserve it!!

Lathi Tha Eyecare wins at the African Access National Business Awards

Lathi Tha’ Eyecare walk away with Healthcare Excellence Award from the 8th annual African Access National Business Awards (AANBA).

The African Access National Business Awards was first introduced by Topco Media in 2002 to recognise and honour the top performers of the year in both business and industry, for individuals, companies and government. The event is presented in association with the annual business publication, SA’s Top Performing Companies as well as having African Access as the headline sponsor for the first time

Lathi Tha’ Eyecare was a finalist in two of the categories, “Fast Growth Company Award” and “Healthcare Excellence Award” but walked away with the Healthcare Excellence Award on the night of the event on the 27th of May 2010.

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Lathi Tha is the finalist in the Fast Growth and Healthcare Excellence categories at the 6th annual African Access National Business Awards 2010

The purpose of the African Access National Business Awards remains unwavering: to honour leaders and leading companies who make remarkable contributions to the South African business community and then inevitably to our economy. To celebrate business success, the Awards are hailed as “the Oscars of the Business World”!

For the past eight years, Topco Media has celebrated, supported and applauded South Africa’s most successful corporations and organisations. This lavish Gala event attracts high profile business and government leaders, social magnates and celebrities who converge to network, meet friends, make friends and do business ? all while supporting, celebrating and applauding past and present leaders and managers.

Sibusiso Thabede of Lathi Tha bags Top Black Male Enterpreneur of the year

Johannesburg- Lathi Tha’ Eyecare Group CEO, Sibusiso Thabede was last week awarded the TOP BLACK MALE ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR in the Metropolitan Oliver Empowerment Awards.

The award ceremony was held on Thursday, 25 March 2010 in Sandton. The purpose of the awards is to acknowledge, congratulate and celebrate the efforts made by companies across the board towards the development and promotion of employment equity and their drive for B-BBEE in every sphere of South African life.

Thabede was chosen against five other serious contenders for his stewardship and contribution in building the Lathi Tha Eyecare Group that operates a chain of optical stores.

Speaking after the honour, Thabede said, “We are very excited with the award as it recognises our brand and the hard work that we have put and continue to put in building the company”.

“This recognition gives us an opportunity to expand horizontally and vertically, allowing us to drive our costs and prices down, and open stores in all the provinces”, added Thabede.

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