Win a Gō-Ecō Reusable Water Bottle and KURO-Bō Kōins in IOL’s #MyHeart competition

Water quenches thirst.

Food quenches the body

Love quenches the soul.

So said Matshona Dhliwayo, a philosopher, entrepreneur, and author.

This month of love we’ll leave the food and love to you, but we can help with the water part.

Win a Gō-Ecō 550ml Reusable Water Bottle and a year’s supply of KURO-Bō Filter Kōins in IOL’s #MyHeart competition.

KURO-Bō’s message is simple: It is now 100% easy and 100% convenient to create the best-tasting water using 100% natural filters that are kind to the environment and sustainably produced. And with zero single use plastic. It’s a promise!

Since launching in 2017, KURO-Bō has rapidly revolutionised water filtering in South Africa with their innovative use of Japanese-inspired activated charcoal (or “Binchotan”). After introducing their first Gō-Ecō 1L Bottle in January 2018, KURO-Bō has extended their planet-changing range even further to make their eco-filtering technology appealing to even more active people on the gō. 

Those seeking a more compact bottle and volume, will welcome the new 550ml Gō-Ecō bottle with a sustainable bamboo leak-proof lid and a removable neoprene sleeve that doubles up as a sports-grip and insulation.

Simply refill the Gō-Ecō bottle with tap water several times a day and each pack of clever detoxing KURO-Bō Activated Charcoal Kōins, specially designed to fit into the bottles, will purify, mineralise and pH-balance your water – anytime, anywhere, for 3 whole months. The prize includes 4 packs.

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How to enter our #MyHeart competition:

Tell us who you love and why. The IOL team is passionate about news for the heart of South Africa and we want to hear about who holds your heart. Whether it’s the love of your life, your BFF, your cat, your mom, your boss or your second-removed cousin on your grandmother’s side, we want to know why you appreciate them so much.

If you are our pick for the best story of the day, you will win one of our amazing prizes and be entered into our grand prize draw sponsored by Protea Hotels by Marriott. 

Whether it’s an urban escape, going off the beaten track or a romantic seaside soiree you’re after, Protea Hotels by Marriott has just what you’re looking for. Visit for some unbelievable couple’s experiences and imagine the possibilities this Valentine’s month.  

So send an email to telling us your #MyHeart story.

You can also DM us on Facebook or Twitter.

Or download our app on Android or IOS and use our MOJO feature to send us your entry.

TIP: The more words the better, and if you have pics and videos, you can send that too. 

The competition runs from February 1 to 28.

Winners will be notified by March 1.

Winners will be notified by email or phone, so please send us your contact details with your entry.

Competition Rules:

Selected story entries, pictures and videos will be published on and our social media pages. The winners’ names will be published on our website and social media pages.

Your privacy is important to us. When you enter a competition with us, we ask for your name, email address and mobile number. We use email addresses to notify winners to let them know they have won a prize. We use the mobile numbers provided in order to contact the winner and for prize delivery.

The competition is only open to people residing in South Africa.

Employees of Independent Media, the sponsors & their agents, or any company associated with the competition & their immediate families are not eligible to enter. • Prizes are not redeemable for cash. •  The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. •  Receipt of entries will not be acknowledged. • The entrant accepts that entry to the competition does not constitute a contract or any form of legal commitment between the entrant and IOL. 


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