Arbor Month – Greening South Africa by planting 1810 trees with Konica Minolta South Africa

- In September, Konica Minolta South Africa (KMSA), a division of Bidvest Office (Pty) Ltd., and Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA), committed to plant 1810 trees in three provinces across South Africa. Trees were planted at schools, clinics and community centres in Johannesburg, Newcastle and Polokwane. Johannesburg saw the planting of 900 trees, Newcastle and Polokwane were each allocated 450 trees, which were planted at identified beneficiaries.

John Turner and Phillip Strauss from the SHR and Ken Maggs, Head Ranger, Kruger National Park

Anti-poaching equipment to the value of R2,7 million has been handed over by the SANParks Honorary Rangers (SHR) to SANParks during an event at Phalaborwa on 26 September 2017.

Primedia Outdoor plants a legacy with Food & Trees for Africa

This September, Primedia Outdoor and NGO Food & Trees for Africa celebrate their sixth Arbour Month in an ongoing partnership that seeks to promote environmental sustainability and food security across South Africa.

Saint-Gobain Gyproc and SANParks Sector and Field Rangers

Following World Rhino Day and in continuation of its R1 million annual donation to SANParks, Saint-Gobain handed over equipment valued at R2.7 million to the SANPark’s Honorary Rangers on Tuesday (26 September, 2017) at the Phalaborwa Sidney Park’s Offices in efforts to augment anti-rhino poaching.

Primedia Outdoor grows food gardens for KZN and Gauteng communities

In recognition of Arbour Month, Primedia Outdoor extends its long-term food garden partnership with NGO Food & Trees for Africa. In joined forces, the aim of this initiative is to grow and maintain food gardens across the country which serve as a true source of nutritious food to support the school feeding schemes.

Finally Home: A 6 000kms Journey On Foot For Aluwani

Ten years ago, FCB Joburg MD Thabang Skwambane was so moved by the plight of one small Limpopo child that he founded Aluwani to care for a community of 63 orphaned and vulnerable children, cycling unsupported from Johannesburg to Kilimanjaro to raise awareness and funds for the organisation.

Partnerships that work to benefit the youth of South Africa

e4 and National Skills Fund partner unlock the potential of technology graduates through extensive internship program

 

Internships provide a vital link between academic learning and professional employment, and with strategic partnerships, these internships can be effective for business and the youth.

Six-month-old orphan baby rhino, Lula

Cathay Pacific has adopted six-month-old orphan baby rhino, Lula, as part of its ongoing partnership with the Investec Rhino Lifeline (IRL) project, an initiative to protect South Africa’s endangered rhino population from extinction, and educating local and global communities on the importance of rhino conservation.

BOS Brands Celebrates 16 000 trees this Arbor month

South African Abor Week, which celebrates the beauty and importance of trees between 1-7 September every year, also promotes the need to plant and maintain trees across South Africa; it has done so since the 1970s.