Giving back and Changing Lives in South Africa: Midlands Meander Education Project

For the continued success of the Midlands Meander route it is important to protect the natural environment, to assist communities through skills training and education, to encourage entrepreneurship, and to increase pride in the area among all sectors of the community. In 2003 the Midlands Meander Association Education Project was launched as the Social and Environmental Responsibility Programme of the Midlands Meander Association.
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ZuluWaters Game Reserve on the Midlands Meander (www.midlandsmeander.co.za)  founded and supports the Dalton Education Trust which provides Early Childhood Development with a focus in non-violent communication and providing children with skills necessary for later in life. The trust has two centers: the Sakhithemba Resource Centre in Dalton Bridge and the Siyazama Centre for Early Education in Ezindikini.

ZuluWaters Game Reserve on the Midlands Meander (www.midlandsmeander.co.za) founded and supports the Dalton Education Trust which provides Early Childhood Development with a focus in non-violent communication and providing children with skills necessary for later in life. The trust has two centers: the Sakhithemba Resource Centre in Dalton Bridge and the Siyazama Centre for Early Education in Ezindikini.

Tsonga shoes are homegrown in Kwa Zulu Natal and each pair of TSONGA shoes is hand-stitched by the local village craftswomen. Visit www.midlandsmeander.co.za

Tsonga shoes are homegrown in Kwa Zulu Natal and each pair of TSONGA shoes is hand-stitched by the local village craftswomen. Visit www.midlandsmeander.co.za

From dispelling myths on owls, snakes and chameleons to testing water health in local rivers; from exploratory forest walks to recycling bread bags into skipping ropes, the Midlands Meander Education Project facilitators keep their lessons positive and intriguing. See more: http://www.midlandsmeander.co.za/social-responsibility

From dispelling myths on owls, snakes and chameleons to testing water health in local rivers; from exploratory forest walks to recycling bread bags into skipping ropes, the Midlands Meander Education Project facilitators keep their lessons positive and intriguing. See more: http://www.midlandsmeander.co.za/social-responsibility

Midlands Meander Education Project Life Skills Lessons: This vital focus area includes lessons in social science, communication, art, drama and cultural diversity. See more: http://www.midlandsmeander.co.za/social-responsibility

Midlands Meander Education Project Life Skills Lessons: This vital focus area includes lessons in social science, communication, art, drama and cultural diversity. See more: http://www.midlandsmeander.co.za/social-responsibility

MMAEP field workers encourage the use of Permaculture principles in the cultivation of food gardens.  A Permaculture garden provides a means for learners to see ecology in action and encourages them to develop a more holistic view of and respect for nature.  http://www.midlandsmeander.co.za/social-responsibility

MMAEP field workers encourage the use of Permaculture principles in the cultivation of food gardens. A Permaculture garden provides a means for learners to see ecology in action and encourages them to develop a more holistic view of and respect for nature. http://www.midlandsmeander.co.za/social-responsibility

Many schools in the Midlands Meander have chosen to focus on creating food gardens as part of their commitment to the Eco-Schools process; others have planted wildlife-friendly indigenous gardens, hedges, traditional medicinal plants and colourful borders in the school grounds. http://www.midlandsmeander.co.za/social-responsibility

Many schools in the Midlands Meander have chosen to focus on creating food gardens as part of their commitment to the Eco-Schools process; others have planted wildlife-friendly indigenous gardens, hedges, traditional medicinal plants and colourful borders in the school grounds. http://www.midlandsmeander.co.za/social-responsibility

The Midlands Meander Education Project support educators in their efforts to include environmental topics in the curriculum as required by the Department of Education. Midlands Meander, KZN, South Africa: http://www.midlandsmeander.co.za/social-responsibility

The Midlands Meander Education Project support educators in their efforts to include environmental topics in the curriculum as required by the Department of Education. Midlands Meander, KZN, South Africa: http://www.midlandsmeander.co.za/social-responsibility

The MMAEP not only, rescue, sort, catalogue and display books to create usable libraries in local schools but train local community librarians to ensure that these important learning centres are fully utilised. See more: http://www.midlandsmeander.co.za/social-responsibility

The MMAEP not only, rescue, sort, catalogue and display books to create usable libraries in local schools but train local community librarians to ensure that these important learning centres are fully utilised. See more: http://www.midlandsmeander.co.za/social-responsibility

Midlands Meander schools are able to add wholesome, organically grown, nutritious food to the existing school feeding scheme. Food gardens by the Midlands Meander Education Project. See more: http://www.midlandsmeander.co.za/social-responsibility

Midlands Meander schools are able to add wholesome, organically grown, nutritious food to the existing school feeding scheme. Food gardens by the Midlands Meander Education Project. See more: http://www.midlandsmeander.co.za/social-responsibility

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