Lauren Giani – World Breastfeeding Week

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The 1st - 7th of August 2017 was World Breastfeeding Week.  As a future dietician, exclusive breastfeeding promotion is extremely important.  Exclusive breastfeeding not only has benefits for the mother and baby, but for our environment as well. On Thursday the 3rd of August, together with the Zanempilo [...]

Lauren Giani- Lunch with Healing Minds Orphanage

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As part of my arts and crafts event held at Healing Minds on Saturday the 22nd, we served a delicious lunch to the 143 children from the Walmer Township community after our fun-filled morning of eco-friendly arts and crafts. The menu consisted of vegetable and lentil soup, bread, cool drink, and [...]

Jenna Fulcher: Making Waste something of Worth

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'One man's trash is another man's treasure' On the 14th of July, we made our way to Nka-Thuto Primary School in Soweto where we made jewellery out of gem stones and waste; we were also joined by Tsogo Sun and NQ Jewellery. This project was in support of Mandela Day [...]

Janha Scholtz: “We don’t just plant trees – we plant HOPE”

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We don’t just plant a tree, we plant hope. Hope for our future generations to come. Hope for our people. Hope for our country, South Africa. I had the privilege to plant 10 trees at Laerskool Parksig Primary in Vanderbijlpark with the grades 1’s to 3’s. It was an amazing [...]

Zizipho Naki- Changing young minds.

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WasteStopsWithME I had the opportunity to go speak at the Navalsig High School Assembly and I first introduced to the learners what the Miss Earth South Africa programme is all about and I spoke about the #WasteStopsWithME campaign and how they can play a role in saving the [...]

Timeeka Govender: Zandspruit cleanup

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Richard Roger once said, "the only way foward, if we are going to improve the quality of the environment, is to get everybody involved" On the 3rd of June in celebration of world environment day, I held a community cleanup in Zandspruit. Zandspruit is an informal settlement northwest of Johannesburg, with [...]

Orielia Egambaram & CSIR’s synergistic collaboration

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“I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. I will not allow that which I cannot do affect that which I can do.” Edward Everett Hale This is my favorite quote and quite honestly, the best way for me to describe [...]

Timeeka Govender: Greening young minds

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What's the most beautiful thing you've ever seen? Mine was watching little grade 3's running around to pick up litter during their break. I visited the grade 3's of Charterhouse Preparatory School this week, to inspire them to protect our earth. I educated them about the environment as well as [...]

Nurayn Ismail – Green leaders at Waverley Girls High

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"You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed" - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince   Our time may not be forever in this world, but it is essential to use that time to better the future of those whom we can. We should invest our time in the [...]

Shannon Williams : reduce, reuse, recycle #WasteStopsWithMe

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        26th of May 2017, I was granted the opportunity to educate both grade 4 classes at Accordion Street Primary as to how they are able to reduce, recycle and reuse our waste by introducing the #WasteStopsWithME campaign and using used materials (empty can and scrap paper) [...]

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