Julia Gramkow:Seedling planting

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Seedling planting On the 12 July, I was fortunate enough to be sponsored 2500 vegetable seedlings and 5 Trees from Sunshine Seedlings and Top crops, local farm suppliers. I teamed up with Singakwenza, a NPO that provides Primary Health Care and Early Childhood Educations. This great NPO ensures crèches rural [...]

Nicole Laxton – Huisgenoot Tempo Awards

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Julia Gramkow: Photographs of 2000 veggie seedlings and trees

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Julia Gramkow:Non-Perishable food donation to Umthombo

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Non-Perishable food donation to Umthombo After my previous visit to Umthombo with the 5FM crew, I decided that this great organization would be my drop off for Non perishable foods. Unilever was a great sponsor for this, in donating over 200 soups, mugs and washing powder for the home. It [...]

Carmen Loureiro: National Semifinalist week in Cape Twon: Day 1

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On arrival in Cape Town, we were transported to the Cape Sun Hotel where we spent a few days in luxury. A big thank you to Tsogo Sun for sponsoring the accommodation. The Red Bus was the first journey we [...]

Carmen Loureiro: Lunch @ Tea Under the Trees.

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Forestry is the science, art, and craft of creating, managing, using, conserving, and repairing forests and associated resources to meet desired goals, needs, and values for human benefit.Forestry is practised in plantations and natural stands. The main goal of forestry is to create and implement systems [...]

Carmen Loureiro: Reliance Compost Day 3

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We visited Reliance where we learnt about the benefits of organic healthy compost and the process in which it is made and sustained. Situated in the heart of the beautiful Cape Boland region, Reliance  produces certified organic compost. Some of the biggest environmental problems South Africa [...]

Carmen Loureiro: Tree Planting at Ntwasahlobo School, Khayelitsha Day 4

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We visited Ntwasahlobo School in Khayelitsha where we met a few residents who helped us with the tree planting. After the process of tree planting was explained and we began to plant several trees the younger children were so enthusiastic to help us. They knew every [...]

Julia Gramkow : Shongweni Market

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On Saturday morning, I went to Shongweni farmer's market to support local fresh produce stands and small businesses. During my visit to the market, I was fortunate enough to meet Simon Giles, an agent for Grow A Tree in KZN. It was by pure luck , that I came across [...]

Carmen Loureiro : SANCCOB Day 5

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SANCCOB  (The Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds)  is an internationally recognized leader in oiled wildlife response, rehabilitation and chick-rearing; contributes to research which benefits seabirds; trains people to care for the birds and educates the public to appreciate this unique heritage. SANCCOB [...]

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