nSimbi Partnership Process

Recognising the need to increase the capacity and influence of the Southern African environment, conservation and heritage sectors, ACT has a strong ethos of working with other Not-for-Profit Organisations (NPOs) and Community Based Organisations (CBOs). We believe strongly in transferring skills and building a supportive network that enourages interdependence, knowledge-sharing, advancement and sustainability.

ACT has partnered and provided support to a variety organisations, assisting with a number of exciting projects. These include:

Organisation Geographic area Project goal
1000 Hills Chef School Hillcrest, KZN Provding training to four disadvantaged (but highly talented) students in an Advanced Diploma in Food Preparation and Cookery Supervision.

Zakhe Foundation Trust

Richmond, KZN

Facilitate the rejuvenation of the Zakhe Agricultural College, as well as the development of 21 food gardens at rural schools.  The project includes the installation of water tanks, erection of fences and the planting of fruit trees and seedlings.

Wilderness Action Group

Maloti Drakensberg Park, KZN

Promote wilderness conservation regionally and internationally through advocacy, technical planning, management advice, education and training

The Preservation of Mkondeni Mpushini Biodiversity Trust (PMMB Trust)

Pietermaritzburg, KZN

Preserve the ecological and environmental integrity of the biodiversity area for the communities living in the vicinity of Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal.

African Spirit

Escourt, KZN

Development of craft training skills for rural communities, as well as training in business planning skills, proposal writing and business skills.

Growing Parks

Pietermaritzburg, KZN

Rennovating public parks in the Pietermaritzburg region, creating a safe, clean environment for children.

African Raptor Trust Pietermaritzburg, KZN The rennovation of the African Bird of Prey Sanctuary, including its hospital and flight area. The Sanctuary is dedicated to the conservation of indigenous raptors through education, research, breeding and rehabilitation projects.
Headway Foundation Scottsdene, Western Cape Establishing six community food gardens: four at schools and creches, one at the local clinic and one community owned garden. Agricultural training and mentorship is also offered.

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