Life 4 U Foundation is a nonprofit organization, which was initiated by the concerned youth of Gauteng, after thorough feasibility in Tembisa, Ivory Park and surrounding areas. The organisation was established and registered in 2013; it is registered with the department of Social Development and SARS.
Life 4 U Foundation has three programs which are
Thusa Sechaba Poverty alleviation Program,
Bereka Youth development Program and the
Wash 4 Life Campaign Project.
The organization is based in Tembisa, Moriting Section- Gauteng Province in South Africa.
WESSA implements effective environmental, ecotourism, education and youth development programmes throughout South Africa, and activates a wide range of local initiatives for the environment through its membership network. We improve the school curriculum through education for sustainable development and provide critical work skills training, which creates job opportunities and sustainable livelihoods in local communities.
HENNOPS BLUE HORIZON’S SOCIAL UPLIFTMENT CAMPAIGN IN TEMBISA FOCUSING ON RAISING AWARENESS ON HEALING OUR RIVER WASTE MANAGEMENT
EMPOWERING THE COMMUNITY
Working on the concept of Ubuntu and the flow of the practice of yoga, Hennops Blue is engaging with the community of Tembisa in a healing the Hennops River and awareness campaign through the Life 4 U Foundation.
Ubuntu - a quality that includes the essential human virtues; compassion and humanity. Behaving in a way that benefits the community.
Flow - In positive psychology, flow, also known colloquially as being in the zone, is the mental state of operation in which a person performing an activity is fully immersed in a feeling of energised focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity.
To engage with the volunteers and children at Life 4 U who come to aftercare between 3:30 and 4:30 Monday afternoons.
To start to make a small section of Tembisa aware of the damages solid waste pollution is doing to their water and river. To educate children at Life 4 U Foundation on waste management and to begin the process of raising awareness to cleaning up the surrounding area of pollution. We will unite with Life 4 U on various water and sanitation campaigns. The Ubuntu Flow yoga training program will entail the following.
Storytelling focusing on education on healing our water and river.
Yoga exercises focused around the theme of water and the river and healing the environment.
There are various yoga postures that bring in the river theme, namely boat, fish, dolphin and frog.
Waste management education.
Healing and stress release breath practices.
Relaxation techniques to clear the mind and inspire an uplifting way of living.
Educational flyers given to the children with an Ubutu logo lion to colour in.
Songs and mantras that heal and uplift individual consciousness.
This campaign focusses on mobilising communities to became aware of the impact of littering. Partnerships, integrated, how do we work with key stakeholders, teaching municipalities. Informal waste pickers - how do we integrate them into the waste economy?
Green Development Foundation (GDF) was registered as a Non Profit Company in 2015, although the desire amongst its young team to contribute to the preservation of the environment was borne in 2010.
As a Level 1 BEE NPC, it has its roots deep in the causes of the Communities where the effects of environmental degradation poses the danger of causing social and health problems.
Since its inception GDF has gained significant recognition for its tireless efforts to contribute to the betterment of the environment in rural, urban and peri urban areas of South Africa.
At National Government level GDF has a mandate from Department of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries to plant 1 million trees by 2030. At local level GDF has many MOU’s with Municipalities to assist with the roll out of environmentally related activities.