In May 2016 I will be trading in the Bakkie for a bicycle and travelling 3000 km from Cape Town to Zambia via Namibia and Botswana to attend the Zambia Festival of Action.
This event, hosted by Greenpop, is one of several reforestation projects in Africa and brings volunteers from around the world together with local schools and communities to plant trees, attend green workshops, participate in mural painting and education projects, and experience immersion in sustainable lifestyles
Volunteers will be accommodated in a communal and comfortable camp site, fed wholesome meals, and will have some time to explore, relax around a fire, share ideas and make good friends. This is a positive week of fun, learning, contributing and giving back to the earth.
Zambia has one of the highest deforestation rates in the world due to slash and burn farming, urban expansion and logging. Greenpop is raising money to buy trees to be planted in and around Livingstone to tackle this issue. All trees sponsored will be planted throughout the 3 week festival by the local community and the volunteers attending. Please help by donating a tree for R120 and receive a certificate with the GPS coordinates of the tree planted in your honour. Visit my givengain campaign: https://www.givengain.com/ad/projects/12263/view/