This documentary film by STEPS/SANBI explores the Princess Vlei story from the different perspectives of: Emile, a rap artist and community activist; Kelvin, a local businessman and green revolutionary; and Nikita, a youth leader and budding conservationist. The film is available for schools and other educational groups who would like to use it in their teaching. Email [email protected] if you would like a copy.
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By doing this, I will be enabling the Princess Vlei Forum volunteers to sustain projects that Involve the community in designing and re-imagining Princess Vlei to ensure that it can best serve present and future citizens. Motivate the community to take ownership and maintain and protect the vlei in the long term. Build a culture of citizen action to value and protect our natural…
The Princess Vlei is the first vlei in a chain of wetlands that runs through Grassy Park, Cape Town, purifying the water before it runs into the sea. It is a relatively small vlei, but it has a big history, and has long been treasured by the many citizens who have enjoyed its beauty and tranquility. But now it is fighting for its life, as it faces the threat of a proposed development: a double…
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