Orielia Egambaram – An insightful day at the Living Planet Conference 2017

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The 2017 Living Planet Conference was held at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton on the 27th July 2017. The theme of this year’s conference was “What’s your junk status? #Waste2Wealth.” This years’ conference focused specifically on finding solutions to some of the most devastating issues that the environment is facing. [...]

Puseletso Mashile: Generation Earth High School Assembly

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On the 26th of July I had the privilege to address the assembly at Midrand High School about taking care of mother earth. As I sat during assembly awaiting my turn, I heard the deputy principal address issues of litter around the school and wasting of tap water; as the [...]

Puseletso Mashile: Mandela Day 2017

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18 July: Mandela Day ♡ It is known that every year on the 18th of July we devote 67 minutes to making a difference - one minute for every year of Mandela's public service ; be it to a stranger, the environment, family etc.. it does not matter, the point [...]

Orielia Egambaram, CSIR and DST being more than a bunch of scientists

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On the 20th of July 2017, I partnered up with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) & The Department of Science and Technology (DST) at Diepsloot Combined School to heed the call by Nelson Mandela and do our bit to improve the lives of those around us. As a [...]

Lebogang Mokoena: 67Minutes at Nka-Thuto Primary School

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Mandela Day 2017: Nka-Thuto Primary School Since July is the month of giving back to the community, the needy, or doing something out of a good heart because it is Mandela month. On the 14th we started with our Mandela Day as Regional Finalist 2017 at Nka-Thuto Primary School in [...]

Lauren Giani- Turning Waste Into Art

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A few months ago, I met Nicholas, a very talented entrepreneur form Zwide Township who makes a living by creating art using waste products that he picks up around his community. He has had such a positive influence on members in his community and he has worked with many juveniles and [...]

Lauren Giani- Regional Finalist Week at the Beautiful Palazzo Hotel

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What a magical experience! From the 13th to the 15th of July, we spent the most special time at this absolutely stunning hotel. The staff at this wonderful Tsogo Sun hotel were simply amazing and treated us all like royalty! We were treated to the most wonderful meals and activities; [...]

Orielia Egambarams’ green journey to promote ideas that work

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It’s crazy how time flies when one is having fun. It seems like just yesterday that I was nervously submitting my Miss Earth SA 2017 application form online. At the onset, I had no idea just how much my life would change from being a part of such an amazing [...]

Orielia Egambaram talks Climate Change at Steve Tshwete Secondary School

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  On the 27th of June, myself and three other Miss Earth girls were given the opportunity to be part of the European Unions’ Climate Diplomacy Week which was hosted at Steve Tshwete Secondary School. The Climate Diplomacy Week is hosted around the world and has been hosted annually for [...]

Mahlasedi Senong~ Dinner at the Rosa

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We were privileged to have our dinner at the Rosa joined by the Tsogo Sun team welcoming us officially to the Palazzo Hotel. Thank you so much Tsogo Sun for hosting us and making sure we feel at home,enjoying every moment of our stay. The food and the company was [...]

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