A story of learning from the land, with the Jewish National Fund Walter Sisulu Environmental Centre, a programme partner of the Rand Merchant Bank Fund.
The Mandela Peace Park Pensioners Garden is adjacent to the Centre and is an initiative that provides income opportunities to the local community and is used as a training resource for school greening initiatives. Olipa Phiri Ntawanga is a post graduate student in Development Studies at the University of Pretoria since 2015. In addition to […]
The aim of this project was to involve schools in their own school greening by planting indigenous water wise plants. These gardens can then be used by the school to learn about Biodiversity. The value of indigenous plants is that they are better adapted to the climate conditions in our country, they are not invasive […]
We have developed youth clubs at six Mamelodi Schools, Mamelodi High, Stanza Bopape, Somafco, Bona Lesedi, Lehlabile and Phateng. Our youth club motto is “Discover, Learn, Take Action” and Our Objectives are: To empower the youth with leadership skills and environmental knowledge in order to prepare them for responsible citizenship, To awaken a passion for […]