Sifiseshle Primary School Permaculture Project
Sifiseshle Primary School Permaculture Project
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Commenced:
01/11/2010
Submitted:
04/06/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Boxer Street, Mpophomeni, KwaZulu Natal, ZA
Phone:
+29834292867
Website:
www.seed.org.za
Climate zone:
Warm Temperate





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Sifiseshle Primary School Permaculture Project

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Project Summary

A Government Township Primary School with approx 600 learners.Implementing Permaculture gardens to add extra food the feeding scheme and add extra environmental learning to the curriculum (SEED funded)

Project Description

The school is based in Mpophomeni township in KwaZulu Natal.Difficult social dynamics, gangsterism , high unemployment, violence, crime and HIV Aids are prevalent.

Teachers are very supportive, learners are loving the project and despite an onslaught of goats, chickens, thieves and more the garden is thriving and the school is starting to get recognition from the Dept. of Agriculture and the Dept of Education.

Lots more to do still - this project was initally funded by the MMAEP and now has more substantial funding from SEED to put up fences, install water tanks, bring in much more biomass and really transform the school.

Very exciting stuff!! 

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