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Internships at Grootbos Foundation – partnerships that create magic
17 March 202217 March 2022
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Internships at Grootbos Foundation – partnerships that create magic

Grootbos Foundation values the contribution of interns like Dessi and Kirsty who bring youthful enthusiasm, brand new perspectives and a creative passion to their projects and Grootbos Foundation programmes. Grootbos Foundation welcomes interns whose research and areas of interest dovetail with our conservation and community ethos.

FundaStudent 2022
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FundaStudent 2022

Grootbos Foundation is committed to promoting sustainability within the local economy. Help us empower youths to kickstart their careers in 2022.

Let’s Rock the Boat!
4 November 20214 November 2021
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Let’s Rock the Boat!

The aim was to establish a canoeing culture on the beautiful Klein River, in the village of Stanford, that would unite youths of various ages from different cultural backgrounds, through sport.

Back2School 2022
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Back2School 2022

Help us to provide individual school stationery packs and whole school paper and printing to benefit 5 000 vulnerable children in the Overberg area. Education is the key. Let's help the 2021 school year begin with a bang to restore children's faith, hope and enthusiasm for learning as it will define the pathway for the rest of their lives.

Spaces for Sport – the safe haven for youth who love playing sports
22 October 202122 October 2021
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Spaces for Sport – the safe haven for youth who love playing sports

Spaces for Sport is a perfect example of collaboration at its best. Bring together a dream team made up of a local municipality, an international sports organization and a Non Profit Company, add a sprinkle of investment and perfect timing, and hey presto!  You’ve got yourself a state-of-the-art sports facility destined to change the lives...

Part 2: Elim Ferricrete fynbos   Q&A with Rebecca Dames
7 October 20217 October 2021
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Part 2: Elim Ferricrete fynbos Q&A with Rebecca Dames

Rebecca Dames explains why this rare and critically endangered type of fynbos is worth protecting. Join our conversation in which we asked her all about her work with Elim Ferricrete fynbos. How did you find out about the Grootbos Foundation? It’s a funny story… There was a competition in 2015 to win a night away...

Part 1: Elim Ferricrete fynbos
7 October 20217 October 2021
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Part 1: Elim Ferricrete fynbos

Conservation Manager, Rebecca Dames and Conservation Director of Grootbos Foundation, Sean Privett, have been working tirelessly for the last five years to protect the last remaining 5% of Elim Ferricrete fynbos found in the world.  So what is Elim Ferricrete fynbos? Elim Ferricrete fynbos is a low-lying type of fynbos that grows in soils that...