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SALE Learn About Marine Plastic Pollution in Nelson Mandela Bay

27 Jun 2022 0

South Africa generates approximately 2,371 thousand tonnes of plastic waste each year, of which only 14% (including imported waste) is recycled. As a result, approximately 80,000 tonnes of plastic is leaking into South Africa’s environment each...


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Youth Month: Highlighting the Impact of Youth Development

01 Jun 2022 0

Since 1996, Wilderness Foundation Africa has been developing a number of holistic skills development and education interventions that harness the healing power of nature, to equip previously disadvantaged youth to become economically active and...


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NEW NON-PARTISAN LEGISLATORS' ENVIRONMENT FORUM ANNOUNCED

13 May 2022 0

The need for a circular economy is born from a promising opportunity for economic development, value creation, and skills development. The circular economy promotes the conservation of finite resources while preserving the environment. It also...


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MPs learn about Sustainability in Stellenbosch

13 Apr 2022 0

Caring for the environment and for each other

As part of its advocacy project to improve global environmental governance and foster collaboration between stakeholders and policymakers, last month Wilderness Foundation Africa, in conjunction with...


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Siyazenzela Graduation | March 2022

08 Apr 2022 0

'Before the training we were like cars without engines; but now we have received our engines.' (Xolani Mdingi)

Last week, 17 young South Africans from disadvantaged communities in Gqeberha graduated from the Youth Development Programme’s...


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Siyazenzela Graduation | December 2021

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Congratulations to the Youth Development Programme’s final graduates of 2021, who graduated from the Siyazenzela course on Monday 13 December in partnership with The GEM Project.

Siyazenzela (meaning “We are doing it for ourselves”) training...

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Siyazenzela Graduation | November 2021

18 Nov 2021 0

“I have a tremendous amount of faith in myself and my abilities because of the ongoing encouragement I received on this course. Thank you for guiding me back on the right path.” 

These are the words of Ntombizine Goqwana a young woman who...


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Siyazenzela Graduation | October 2021

08 Oct 2021 0

On Friday 1st October 2021, 19 young people from Robertson and surrounding areas in the Western Cape graduated from the Youth Development Programme’s Siyazenzela course.

The course, kindly supported by our partners at the Graham and Rhona Beck...


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Women's Month Series: Thembela Schoeman

23 Aug 2021 0

My name is Thembela Schoeman. I am 28 years old and grew up in a township called Paterson.
After passing matric in 2013 unfortunately my bursary application was unsuccessful, so I had no choice but to stay at home. I was fresh from high school with...


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National Women's Event: Women Leading Conservation

18 Aug 2021 0

On Monday 30th August, in partnership with Wilderness Foundation Africa, Zenande Leadership Consulting will be hosting a special Women’s Month event to celebrate women in biodiversity and conservation.

The event will aim to raise awareness on the...