Lauren Giani- IWMSA Conference at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

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On the 2nd of August 2017, the International Waste Management of South Africa (IWMSA) held a conference, in partnership with the Waste Trade Company, at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium for business delegates from all over the Eastern Cape.  The conference focused on various ways for businesses to go 'green' [...]

Lauren Giani- Saturday Morning Arts and Crafts

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  "The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others"- Gandhi On Saturday the 22nd of July, I held an event at the Healing Minds Community Centre in Walmer Township. We started the day off with some fun arts and crafts with the children [...]

Lauren Giani- New Recycling Bins for Nkosinathi Foundation

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Earlier in the week when I visited Nkosinathi Foundation to do my environmental activities with the adults and with the children, I noticed that this organization does not have proper recycling bins to separate their waste into the correct categories to be taken for recycling. Cashelle, one of the lovely [...]

Lebogang Mokoena: Mshenguville Park Community Clean Up With Miss Earth SA Team and Partners

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  In Celebration of World Environment Day  Miss Earth Regional Semi-Finalists in the Gauteng Region were invited to join Miss Earth South Africa and their partners: City of Joburg, PIkitUp, TsogoSun and the High Commissioner of Canada to South Africa. Waste Stops With Me is the theme for this year.  [...]

Tree Planting – Trisha Rajkumar

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Today, June the 23rd, I went around my community planting trees. My day started off at Sarel Cilliers High School were myself, Mr Soobramoney (the Deputy Principal) and a few grad 9 learners planted 2 yellow wood trees. After that I headed to Uelzen Primary School, were I once again [...]

Tree Planting at the Old Age Home – Trisha Rajkumar

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Kill a Tree, Kill a Life Save a Tree, Save a Life Plant a Tree, Plant a Life   After a successful Eco-Walk, on the 16th of June, I headed off to the SAVF Old Age Home in Glencoe. At the old age home I planted 3 trees (a yellow [...]

Janha Scholtz: Preschool project

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“We promise to always take care of our planet!” These were the words of the pre-schoolers at Kiddies Paradise in Vanderbijlpark. I had the opportunity to go and tell them more about our planet and why we need to take care of it. They were so excited to talk about [...]

Lungile Matsuma: Tree planting at Joe Solomon School

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I concluded my tree planting at Joe Solomon Primary School with the grade R(0) learners. We planted 2 trees. The learners were so well behaved and eager to learn about trees and this made it easier for me to talk to them. Although I was speaking English and the teacher [...]

Orielia Egambaram: Raising a generation of Earth Warriors in Soshanguve South

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Someone very dear to me repeatedly tells me that there is something to learn from every person that you cross paths with , regardless of their social standing and/or educational level. Never has this message been more apt than on the day I spent with selected learners from grades 10-12 [...]

Timeeka Govender: Limpopo textbook donation

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I recently visited Venda, Limpopo to deliver textbooks to the underprivileged schools in the area, as many students don't receive or cannot afford them. For this initiative, hundreds of books were donated from Randpark & Bryanson High School. I then spent the rest of my day learning about the Venda culture [...]

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