Neoka, our Policy & Research intern, writes from COP21 in Paris. As we enter the last 48 hours of negotiations, I wanted to focus today’s post on some of the people and solutions that have inspired me on this journey through COP21. 1) Bringing down fossil fuels The day before I left for COP21 I [...]
When I was a little girl, each December I would excitedly wait for my Christmas card from my Granny Esther. It always had a two Rand note in it, and with that I could buy a lot of sweets! My parents would string up all our Christmas cards in the lounge, our mantelpiece overflowing with [...]
Three weeks ago as the South African government negotiating team prepared to leave for Paris, a coalition of civil society organisations sat down together to draw up their ideal mandate. This consisted of a series of non-negotiable, climate ‘red lines’ that would help create the kind of ambitious and fair deal on emissions reduction and [...]
It is hard to imagine how quickly the last two years have gone by. To recap our activities of the past two years, we are sharing with you our latest organisational report: Project 90 by 2030 Biennial Report 2013-2015.
By Dan Wasserman. Copyright The Boston Globe. By Neoka Naidoo So I will start by asking you a few questions. In the world we live in, what is the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to investing? I would say… Money, moola, bucks, financial liquidity - whatever you want call [...]
According to Stats SA, South African youth make up the vast majority of the working population. In the coming years, the youth of today will become the leaders of tomorrow’s society. How that society lives, depends very much on the policies that the country has in place today. Given the significant role that youth play [...]
Happy (our Policy & Research Coordinator) offers his take on the recent budget speech.
Our You-Lead Collective now boasts 50 young enthusiastic members from all around South Africa. They are creating partnerships with other like-minded organisations and creating a united voice of the youth from the Global South.
At Project 90, we work with many communities all around South Africa, and so we decided that it would be good to work in our own community too! We hosted an informative session for the local residents in Harfield Village, where our office is based. We discussed how the energy crisis is affecting our local communities and presented some of the practical solutions available.
Every year we get volunteers to assist us in assessing our Leadership Clubs Programme. They travel to all our schools to conduct interviews with the learners and teachers. This year we have two German and one local volunteer.