Bless my Bag

Restoring the dignity of women in need

About Us 


Thamar is the founder of Bless My Bag.

She is a social worker practising in Bloubergstrand, Western Cape

Being a former Mrs SA finalist, she feels strongly about being a woman with purpose and restoring the self-worth of women in need


Tarmi is a co-founder of Bless My Bag and responsible for our social media and marketing.

She is a Software Engineer for an information technology company and combines her love for technology with her love for people.

She has always had a passion to help with causes involving women, children and animals.


Misha has been involved behind the scenes in the Western Cape since the inception but recently decided to also join our outreach events in the Western Cape.

She is a psychology graduate with a warm and caring nature and someone who loves to make an impact in the lives of everyone she meets.

In Memoriam


Tanya was the representative for Gauteng and had her own marketing consulting company.

She believed that we were put on this earth to make a difference, no matter how small! 

She also manufactured shoes in her spare time and hoped to turn the brand into job creation to empower women.


Jolize is the representative for the North-West province and the owner of a clothing boutique in Klerksdorp.

She is also a professional make-up artist and was crowned as the second runner up in the Miss Klerksdorp 2019 competition.

She is community driven, always willing to help and very passionate in what she does


Lehanke at a very young age already serves her community. She believes that one’s greatest contribution to others is by being involved in your community, no matter how big or small. She assists the Bless my Bag coordinator in North-West province.

She is also a finalist in the 2022 Toddler and Tween of the World. She is using this platform to make others aware of the needs of vulnerable women.


Alida is a social worker and dreams of one day imparting truth and hope to the next generation through teaching.

She is our representative in the Eastern Cape and the mother of three.

To live an abundant life, empower people by grace and restore hope fuels her heart.