Bata introduces classic menswear range – Ambassador

Bata South Africa has launched a new range of classic menswear shoes – Ambassador – a range representing their expertise in shoe design that delivers a classic fit for the everyday man.   Ambassador, built from 100% leather, provides a comfortable, stylish and classic look that completes an ensemble whether at the office, or out socialising. Managing […]

Bata South Africa lands new Toughees Sneakers range

Global shoe brand Bata – renowned for their durable Toughees school shoe range – is excited to launch a new addition to their school’s range, Toughees Sneakers. Combining the decades of research and development in producing South Africa’s most loved school shoe brand, the shoe manufacturer is expanding into the school athletics wear market – […]

BFirst by Bata names the 3 winning schools in their playgym and wellness competition

BFirst by Bata is excited to announce the three winning schools in the #BeWellwithBFirst competition. The schools, from various parts of the country, will receive brand-new playgyms for their learners, just in time for spring time fun!   The competition is part of the company’s commitment to improving the wellbeing of children in the countries it […]

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#SuitYourSneakers Women’s Month Campaign

Media Release Bata South Africa hits the digital streets with #SuitYourSneakers campaign for Women’s Month PLUS: We’re “sneaking” in a giveaway! [Durban – 02 August 2022] This Women’s Month, Bata South Africa celebrates the triumph of women in a unique #SuitYourSneakers campaign. The campaign recognises how far women’s rights have come since August 1956 and [...]

More than 1,000 youth get a step ahead for Mandela month

Late former president, Nelson Mandela, held the wellbeing of children close to his heart, saying: “Our children are our greatest treasure”. In keeping with his belief and to honour his legacy, Bata South Africa is celebrating Mandela Day throughout the month of July, donating more than 1000 pairs of quality school shoes to children in need, in […]

Taking playtime seriously – BFirst by Bata launches playgym and wellness initiative

Playtime is the most important time – and BFirst by Bata is taking playtime seriously. The global shoe brand is proud to launch its #BeWellwithBFirst competition – open until 30 July 2022 – that will see three lucky schools winning a brand new playgym and a live Wellness Workshop. The initiative is part of the company’s commitment […]

Close to 3,000 pairs of Bata Toughees for learners affected by KZN floods

Learners whose lives were uprooted in the devastating floods in KwaZulu-Natal received some relief this month in the form of new school shoes, donated by Toughees, part of local footwear giant, Bata South Africa. Toughees partnered with NPO Kasi Angels to ensure that the donated school shoes reached learners in flood affected areas of eThekwini […]

Tomy Takkies by Bata tackles period poverty ahead of World Menstrual Hygiene Day

More than 250 girls in the eThekwini township of Inanda will have a greater chance of staying in school to reach their full potential, thanks to a donation of sanitary hygiene products from footwear giant, Bata South Africa and its Tomy Takkies brand, in partnership with the Imbumba Foundation and its Caring4Girls programme.   Representatives […]

Bata gets boots on the ground for KZN flood clean-up

Showing its support for recovery and relief efforts in the aftermath of the devastating April floods in KwaZulu-Natal, footwear manufacturer and retailer, Bata South Africa, has donated 200 pairs of gumboots to non-profit company, The Litterboom Project (TLP). The organisation is among various civic organisations that have had their work cut out tackling pollution and […]


CSI GIVE AWAY: POSITIVE VIBRATIONS Bata South Africa has embarked on a CSI initiative to give away shoes to 5 organisations. One of the recipients of the CSI shoes was Positive Vibrations (Arts Foundation of Hope for the Girls), a Non-Governmental Organisation that focuses on development and human rights. Positive Vibrations has distributed the shoes [...]