AfrikaBurn 2023: 24 to 30 April

Sparking Up in 2018

New projects that received Spark Grant funding at the end of July, to practise the eleven principles in our diverse and disparate default are:

Smile and Wave Surf Therapy

Supportive expert coaching for individuals with special needs in Lavender Hill, so they can experience the rich landscape of sensory experiences the ocean has to offer.

Masiphumelele Adult Cycling Empowerment

Addressing the perceptions of us / them, within cycling and community at large

Borderlands Youth Camps

Immersive and intensive experiences in nature and of art, for groups of teens from diverse communities and schools in the Cape south peninsula.

Women’s Empowerment Programme

Healing vulnerable women through equine assisted therapy to build resilience and responsibility.

eMzantsi Diversity Programme

Fostering new relationships, sharing common ground and appreciation of difference though the creation of collaborative artwork

Upperhall Pentecostal Church Soup Kitchen and Garden

Teaching cooking and gardening skills to unemployed adults to provide healthy sustenance for children afterschool.

Community Arts Intervention Program

Gifting performances of Grade 12 drama set works in Lady Frere to uplift education standards in the Eastern Cape.

Saturday Drama Classes

Addressing the lack of art activities for children age 6-12 years old in Khayelitsha, whilst tackling social issues including health and hygiene.

Pump your track!

Maintenance and upkeep of a pump track in Ocean View as a community resource for all.

Support (y)our Guardians

Emotional wellness and stress management tools for our event security team who face ongoing aggression and danger during the course of their working day.

PMB Skates!

Renovating Alex Park in Pietermaritzburg in order that local youth have a safe and free space to skate.

Each project has been awarded R5000 to effect their project.

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