I found the Grounded Media team to be professional and capable of high quality project delivery against tight deadlines. Their strategies were carefully researched and insight-led and effectively integrated PR, community mobilisation and outreach.
Roland Vorwerk: Marketing Manager: Boundless South Africa, Brach: Biodiversity & Conservation, Department of Environmental Affairs
Grounded Media brought on board expertise in financial literacy, skilled trainers and an understanding of the content area, an understanding of the target audience and these factors contributed to an efficient roll-out of both the programmes. The professionalism and efficient work ethic of the team involved is commendable.
Emmanuel Mahlangu: CSI Manager, Momentum
Grounded Media’s attention to details has been excellent. Their management of third party suppliers is excellent. Their communication with community members, Eskom regional staff and media has been professional at all times. Their teamwork and event co-ordination on the day of the event is excellent.
Annamarie Murray: Creative Specialist, Eskom
A very big thank you from my side for the leadership, commitment and collaboration of the teams led by Daphney, Ivor and Portia…hats off to you for achieving a very memorable and successful event. Thank You!
Ruth Benjamin-Swales: CEO, ASISA Foundation
Grounded Media’s project team has demonstrated strategic insight, bold creativity, skilful implementation and superior project management skills in executing this through-the-line campaign. Grounded Media’s passion for and engagement with HST’s work in the field of health systems, as evidenced by their proactive approach to find solutions and willingness to provide support and counsel, have resulted in an extremely rewarding partnership.
Judith Annakie-Eriksen: Communications Manager, Health Systems Trust
We have worked with Grounded Media as implementers of financial education content in a number of programmes and our experience has always been that they are an exceptional service provider with extensive experience with content development, training and capacity building, as well as efficient and effective implementation and programme roll-out.
Alyna Wyatt: Practice Manager: Measurement, Results Management & Evaluation, Genesis Analytics
Since November 2011, Grounded Media has managed the Foundation’s flagship projects. Grounded Media has had their contract renewed annually as they consistently deliver quality, innovative, reliable and effective solutions and management. I have no hesitation recommending Grounded Media as a public relations, events and logistics agency.
CD Bornman: Marketing & Communication Manager, Eskom Development Foundation
Grounded Media’s proposed strategy indicated a deep understanding of the National Development Plan, in particular the role of spatial transformation as a key to unlocking economic development and their ability to translate strategy into a relevant and impactful implementation plan won them the account.
Susan Monyai: Acting Executive Manager: Marketing & Communications, Johannesburg Development Agency
Congratulations to Coco and the Grounded Media team on reaching a very impressive 20th anniversary milestone.
I am sure you have had a journey of traveling many interesting roads and highways to reach this wonderful milestone, but it is only a worthy team that is has strong, caring and meaningful leadership that can sit back and acknowledge such an achievement. Well done to all on what you have achieved.
I have been interacting with the Grounded team since before the launch of the ASISA Foundation and am so thrilled that under the banner of the ASISA Foundation we were able to embark on our first financial literacy programme with Grounded Media in Hammanskraal in 2014. In partnering with Grounded Media in our various subsequent programmes we have gone from strength to strength, We have built good friendships and strong relationships and done some pretty amazing work within the communities that have opened their doors and hearts to us.
The Grounded team, led by Coco, with strong project management from Daphne, have held the ASISA Foundation flag high for us. The team has always been very responsive to what we have wanted to achieve and they have willingly shared their extensive experiences and innovative approaches with us which has facilitated and resulted in several exciting and impactful financial literacy programmes.
I look forward to travelling many more journeys with Grounded and together having more and sustainable impact by empowering people, especially the more financially vulnerable communities in South Africa, with the programmes that we will implement together. There is a lot of work that is needed to be done to bring about change in our country and I am confident that together with Grounded Media, the ASISA Foundation will be able to make inroads and differences wherever we are led to.
Thank you to all at Grounded Media for your commitment and dedication to the ASISA Foundation and the changes we are committed to making with our financial literacy programmes.
I wish the Grounded team the very best for the future, as you all deserve only the best!
Janete Nel: Asisa Foundation