The City of Cape Town will focus on opening up new opportunities for young people to help overcome substance abuse, gangsterism and unemployment.
Earlier this week, SchoolMedia invited hundreds of school children from the Johannesburg CBD to join the organisation on a ‘Clean City Campaign.’
Thousands of educators are attending workshops across the country, learning how to develop healthy and sustainable school environments that are conducive to learning.
Youth-focussed environmental organisation, Generation Earth, launched the concept of its second Youth Summit in Johannesburg late last year. This year’s Summit will take place on 9 March.
Young scholars are invited to take part and write an article about the Sustainable Development Goals widely discussed in the context of the Rio+20 summit, to be published in mid 2013.
The school year is starting in style for hundreds of Western Cape pupils whose anxious parents, unable to equip them with appropriate equipment, watched happily as the learners received funky pencil cases, chair bags and school backpacks recycled from old vinyl advertising billboards.
The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) is seeking to recruit free thinkers to invent and reinvent relevant, inclusive, innovative solutions for African socio-economic challenges.
Sleep in sturdy tents with carpeted floors and thick mattresses, eat heartily from the gas and electricity supplied camp kitchen and clean up in the tented hot water showers and flush loos... and that's just the beginning.
The Sustain our Africa Youth Summit was held last month at the V&A Waterfront. 187 eager learners from 4 of Greenpop’s top performing beneficiary schools came out for a day of green learning.
Every year, the student body of High school Sannieshof in the Northwest takes on a project for charity. This year, they decided to help the environment by building owl boxes and giving them to their community, free of charge.
Joburg's St Stithians College has instituted a radical environmental programme on campus. In addition to a significant investment in energy saving, a comprehensive dry recycling programme and water saving programmes, the College has embarked on a food waste recycling programme.
In 2004, stakeholders tabled a wish list with the former Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, who had allocated a substantial amount of funds for the construction of a Botanical Garden and an Environmental Awareness Centre in the Limpopo Province. Their wishes have finally been realised.
Mike Horn arrived in Cape Town, after trans-navigating the globe by land and sea the past 4 years to inspire young people to clean up and protect the planet.
Congratulations are in order for the University of the Western Cape (UWC). They were awarded the national Green Campus of the Year award for 2012 at the inaugural African Green Initiative conference, held earlier this month in P.E.
Twenty-five-year-old Tanzanian conservationist Elvis Munis recently cycled from Mexico to the United States, raising funds to set up a scholarship for Tanzanian students to study conservation and resource management. His fundraising goal is 100 000 US dollars.
The annual Clean-Up & Recycle Competition is underway and the call for entries is open. Each year, this competition attracts entries from schools and organisations who are eager to share the success of how they encouraged their fellow pupils, co-workers and local neighborhoods to get rid of litter and start recycling.
Project Lulutho is enhancing its cooperation with other civil society organisations this July to give rural teachers, students and youth-at-risk the tools to better their lives.
An environmentally-focused Holiday Club program is inspiring young people and adults to have fun and change the world, while practicing environmental stewardship.