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Konica Minolta South Africa plants trees at Riverlea Clinic on Mandela Day

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This year, in honour of Madiba's legacy, Konica Minolta South Africa, a division of Bidvest Office, together with its environmental partner, Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA), planted 30 trees at the Riverlea Clinic, a public health organisation servicing a community of 23 000 in the west of Johannesburg.
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Greening NGO Food & Trees for Africa reaffirms partnership with kulula.com

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In celebration of the ongoing support Food & Trees for Africa received from privately-owned low-cost airline kulula.com, the greening and food Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) planted 20 trees at Emmangweni Primary in Tembisa, Gauteng.
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Green Drinks: Growing trees in the desert and Organic Waste recycling

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Date: 18 August 2016
Time: 17h30 for 18h00
Venue: 94 Bessemer St, Wendywood
RSVP: Noelle on 011 656 9802 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We have two guest speakers tonight, both of whom are Climate Reality Leaders and experts within their field.
Nici Richter is a Climate Reality Leader and qualified permaculture trainer on a quest to discover if and how trees can grow in deserts. Gina Shoemaker, also a Climate Reality Leader,  is the director of Green Earth Concepts, a leading environmental services provider in South Africa specialising in recycled organic compost.
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Vodacom provides food security across Limpopo for Mandela Day

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Braving this year's winter chill, Vodacom Limpopo personnel and volunteers from institutions like the Polokwane police, National Development Agency and Department of Education packed 2 000 food parcels for learners from previously disadvantaged schools in Limpopo.
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Tetra Pak, Mpact Recycling, and Food & Trees for Africa collaborate for #67Minutes

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Tetra Pak and Mpact Recycling, in partnership with Food & Trees for Africa, planted 54 trees between Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban to celebrate Mandela Day.
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Enjoy a taste of Madiba magic

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The Great South African Cookbook that will help feed the hungry was published on Mandela Day yesterday. WHAT could be a better present for your loved ones than the gift of good food?

This was the idea behind the production of The Great South African Cookbook by the Nelson Mandela Foundation, which seeks to give South Africans a wide variety of recipes from every corner of the country in one easy to reach place.
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Greening and feeding this Mandela Day

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In honour of Mandela Day and in the spirit of giving back to the community, City Property will be spending their 67#Minutes and beyond, tackling grass roots issues that affect the poorest of the poor in South Africa.
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#67Minutes – Doing good makes you feel good

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18 July, International Mandela Day, is a global call to action that celebrates the idea that each individual has the power to transform the world, the ability to make an impact.

According to Michael Steger, a psychologist at the University of Louisville in Kentucky who conducted a study on whether people are happier pursuing pleasure or doing good, he found that the more people participated in meaningful activities, the happier they were and the more purposeful their lives felt.
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A green initiative for Youth Day

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As South Africa marks the 40th anniversary of Youth Day, the South Africa National Convention Bureau (SANCB), a business unit of South African Tourism, observed the day by putting the spotlight on the future of the country’s business events industry.
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Vacancy: Coordinator - African Climate Reality Project

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Opportunity closing date: Friday, 1 July, 2016
Opportunity type: Employment

Food & Trees for Africa seeks to appoint a Coordinator for the African Climate Reality Project, based in Johannesburg.
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