One of the projects we work closely with is Fikelela Children’s Home in Khayelitsha. Fikelela is a registered place of safety that cares for young children that have been abandoned, orphaned, neglected[…]
Not many of us devote enough time to reducing our plastic footprint, perhaps because most of us aren't aware of the impact our discarded plastics have on the environment, and in particular, the ocean. As humans, we use over 300 million tons of new plastic every year, half of which we use only once. Eight million tons of this plastic waste ends up in the ocean.
For 2018, estimates show that[…]
It has been such a long time since we had any girls around for a sleep over as the ratio at our Fikelela Child and Youth Care Centre project has been very boy heavy for quite some time now. There was only one girl in the age group we usually take and so we bravely (ha ha) took two much younger ones along to keep her company. Our first stop was the Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront in[…]