Category Archives: Community Partnership Programme

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New project to improve schools’ water and energy access

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Mikhail Grant, a volunteer from the USA joined our Community Partnership Programme on a site visit in Kwa Zulu Natal. Project 90 is about to launch two new projects which will combine the work of our Community Partnership Programme with our Leadership Clubs Programme. We have selected two of our Leadership Cubs schools to improve their electricity and water access. The CPP team set out to rural Kwa-Zulu Natal to assess the energy and water situation of the two schools. Continue reading

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Norway in a nutshell

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Our Community Engagement Facilitator, Gray Maguire was invited to present at the International Sustainable Development Research Summit in Norway. He did a presentation on Project 90’s Participatory Community Engagement methodology which we have developed to document our work with communities over the past few years. Although some of the messages at the conference were somewhat pessimistic, Gray remains optimistic about the changes society can bring to create a just and sustainable world for all.

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Change: The Msobomvu Journey

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How does the unlikely relationship between a piglet and a puppy relate to our work? Read on to find out and to hear about our new Community Partnership Programme intern, Neoka’s, first visit to Msobomvu Community. Continue reading

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Partnerships a key to our success

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Lots has been happening in our Community Partnership Programme. We welcome Thando, our new intern; the Msobomvu farmers group is now a registered co-operative; and a new partnership project is created with our Leadership Clubs Programme. Continue reading

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Power behind the scenes

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Hin Wah, our Communications Programme Manager, wrote a lovely piece for the Green Times magazine about our wave turbine installation at the Two Oceans Aquarium. A continuous wave is needed to keep the kelp and other plants in the aquirium alive. Project 90 teamed up with the aquarium to design and build a wave turbine which could create this wave without using electricity. Continue reading

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Community Partnership update

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2014 has gotten off to a busy start for the Community Partnership Programme (CPP) with much more in store for the year ahead. We finalised our engagement with the Amandus Hill community in KwaZulu-Natal after completing our photo-voltaic maintenance training … Continue reading

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Project 90 films screened at eco film festival

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Two of Project 90’s films showcasing our work are being screened at the Cape Town Eco Film Festival which starts later this week. Read on to see the schedule and book your tickets. We hope to see you there! Continue reading