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Activists Learn to Create a Garden

Date :08 April 2022Name: Musawenkosi DlaminiPlace : EmpumelelweniMunicipality: EmalahleniProvince: Mpumalanga We all learn everyday. Learning and developing a skill is the most essential thing one must consider because of the high rise of food in the supermarkets. Learning happens everyday.I started a garden in my backyard which I will benefit […]

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Water on the way

08 April 2022Musawenkosi DlaminiEmpumelelweniEmalahleniMpumalanga Water on the way The project initially started late last year were there was digging and putting of pipes, which was fast though even the was uncertainties that the project will be finished. Empumelelweni community has been there for years but the development is slow, the […]

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(4) The Dumpster System of Collecting Waste in Sekhukhune

A Community Monitors Investigation into the Waste Crisis in Sekhukhune, October – November 2021 The only waste collection system that we see is Dumpsters on the main rood . Trucks collect the waste from these dumpsters and and take them to landfills . We investigated to check  why this system […]

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(3) Big Dumping Items – Baby Diapers and Beer Bottles

A Community Monitors Investigation into the Waste Crisis in Sekhukhune, October – November 2021 In our investigation we observed two items that made up a large part of the items dumped . This was Diapers and Bottles . We realised that the large amounts of dumping these items , was […]

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(2) What items are dumped and how does this affect the health of people and our environment

A Community Monitors Investigation into the Waste Crisis in Sekhukhune, October – November 2021 . What Items are dumped ? Waste from Homes – Plastic bottles (water, cold drinks , juices, cooking oil bottles) -Plastic ( detergents, medicines and cosmetics, toothpaste tubes) –Plastic bags from supermarkets and spaza shops –Milk […]

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(1) Where and how our community dumps their waste

We went around our villages and took geo located photos with our cell phones , to show how and where people got rid of their waste . We used these pictures and the map to help us understand what people dumped and how this would affect their health and the […]

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