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Young entrepreneur follows her dreams

One of our Youth Programme participants, Meagan, participated in the Stitch & Dream workshops a few months ago. This inspired her to start her own product range. Here is her story. “Every young person has a desire to generate their own income, to be able to help...

The politics of fast fashion

By Frances Storey, PGDip in Sustainable Development student Clothing…an expression of self, a protective layer, an identity. Clothing has significance to us all but at what cost? The act of wearing an outfit has become political as the issues of fast fashion...

#Women’s Month: Introducing the Living Soils Junior Farm Managers

During December 2020 we celebrated with the 14 AgroEcology Academy students that graduated from the four year programme. The majority of the students completed their final practical year on the Living Soils Community Learning Farm, and four AgroEcology graduates who...

Youth for change: alumna at the Y20 Summit

Hannah Hopper, an alumnus of Stellenbosch University’s Undergraduate Diploma in Sustainable Development presented at the Sustainability Institute (SI), was one of three delegates – alongside Farai Mubaiwa and Oshea Roopnarian – chosen to represent South Africa at the...

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Celebrating 20 Years!

Celebrating 20 Years!

On Friday 1 November we celebrated our 20th anniversary! What started as an idea to provide a space where people could...

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