In South Africa, 60% of children under the age of 4 do not have access to any form of ECD programs. We want to give children a marvelous reading experience and meaningful education, regardless of where they come from: We need Corporations, individuals, Business and Foundations to sponsor Angel Classrooms on Wheels so we can […]
The Table House is part of the UrbanXchanger Project, a Deutsche Bank initiative. UrbanXchanger is based on the Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award which was given annually since 2007 to innovative projects in various cities around the world. Four teams of Urban Practitioners, including architects, partnered with local organisations from each of the four Cities that […]
Fixing up a dilapidated building that was being used as a Scout Hall by 1st Steenberg Scouts in Cape Town. Complete with vegetable garden and Obstacle Course.
Hands of the Rainbow Colours aims to restore dignity to unemployed farmworkers, through the establishment of income-generating ventures of their own. Families living on farms earn an additional income through growing and selling organic vegetables to surrounding guest houses and restaurants. (more…)
The members of Hands of Honour transformed this derelict container into a recycling centre, with the main beneficiaries being the local primary school, Kannemeyer Primary. (more…)
One of our great success stories is the transformation of a weed-infested plot into a usable community space. (more…)
We are hoping to start an organic vegetable project on the farm with the eventual produce being sold to surrounding restaurants and guest houses. (more…)
From drug addict with a chronic Crystal Meth addiction (TIK) to Environmental Agent. Verne has completed the year-long Youth Environmental Program with the Wildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa. He is very active in educating the community about sustainable living.
One Saturday morning I took 60 former social outcasts and we went and painted a section of a school that had not been painted for FORTY YEARS. Funded by sales of obsolete stock.
The Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award recognizes and celebrates creative solutions to the problems and opportunities of poor communities living in urban areas. Find out more about the Deutsche Bank Urban Age Award.