Rumbi Zindi: Glory Games Premiere

Watching the Premiere of Glory Games: The Joost van der Westhuizen story was truly inspirational. Thank you Tsogo Sun for donating R20k towards the J9 foundation that works towards raising awareness of those who suffer from Motor Neuron Disease.Motor Neuron Disease which is also known as ALS occurs when specialist [...]

Andrea von Gunten: Presenting on Conservation and Tourism at the Cape Milner Hotel

I was honoured to have the opportunity of attending as well as presenting a talk at the Annual Extraordinary Hotels and Safari Lodges Event at the Cape Milner Hotel in Cape Town. Extraordinary features a collection of luxurious game lodges and hotels in Southern Africa. The criteria for Extraordinary properties [...]

Denicke Cronjé –Youth Radio Awards 2015

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We were privileged to be invited to the 2015 Youth Radio Awards, the Children’s Radio foundation aims to train young reporters across Africa, giving them the skills to make their voices heard. Igniting important conversations amongst young people in their communities and gaining valuable leadership skills.  “With over 68 projects [...]

Denicke Cronjé -Cape Pulpit Radio

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Talking Miss Earth South Africa, Mandela Day and Sustainability on Cape Pulpit Radio Listen to my interview:  

Denicke Cronjé – 24 Things for Madiba

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We Can 24 Network invited the Miss Earth Regional Finalists to take part in their #24Things4Madiba initiative. The WeCan24 platform is a digital school news network, specifically designed for aspiring young media industry leaders. It gives young minds the ability to experience digital journalism in real time. “With the hope [...]

Andrea von Gunten: Fynbos Forum – Beyond Boundaries Research Conference

I had the amazing opportunity of attending the annual Fynbos Forum Research Conference from the 3nd – 7th August 2015 held in Montagu this year. The Fynbos Forum is an affiliation of researchers, planners, managers, landowners and a range of other stakeholders that meet annually to discuss management issues and [...]

Rebecca McNally – Hastings Ndlovu Community Food Garden

On Sunday 26 July I met with Cyprian Sibiya at Mbuyisa Makhubu Primary Scool in Orlando West, Soweto. Cyprian had approached me during the implementation of my last food garden at Ikageng Aids Ministry with the request that I get involved with his plan for a community food garden nearby. [...]

Maxine Caruth: The Big 02 challenge and recycling with a difference campaign

This morning I had the absolute honour and pleasure to address my fellow Varsity College students in challenging them to the big 02 challenge, as well as proposing an idea of recycling with a difference. The big 02 challenge,  challenges us to give back to mother nature and plant trees [...]

Andrea von Gunten: Celebrating Mandela Day at Lulama Primary School in true Madiba Spirit

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead” – Nelson Mandela  Nelson Mandela International Day was launched in recognition of Nelson Mandela’s birthday on [...]

Andrea von Gunten: Hiking to new heights with Huis Andrew Murray Orphanage & the Cape Leopard Trust

Fresh air, waterfalls, mountains, nature, birds calling, sunshine…what more could you ask for on a beautiful chilly winter’s morning! On the 25th July 2015, I partnered with the Cape Leopard Trust as we took a group of 19 children from the Huis Andrew Murray Orphanage on a very exciting hike [...]

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