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Action day: Urban gardening and greening

Action day: Urban gardening and greening

The waste free zones – can’t we use this space? The inhabitants have the solution – to plant “Nana”, a local mint. Local market gardeners explain the agricultural and economic system of planting “Nana”. First the banks of the lakes have...
Action day: Urban space

Action day: Urban space

Simple but effective: the promenade is created. After the action day: The first people to use the promenade! Colourful tires are ready to be installed along the street and planted with flowers. The blue rope will be used to draw the demarcation line for the sports...
SudFM: Voices from Bene Baraque

SudFM: Voices from Bene Baraque

The journalist Moussa Thiam from Radio SudFM spoke with partners and stakeholders in Bene Baraque about the approach and significance of the project, including Mandu dos Santos Pinto, CEO of project partner mandu|consulting, and André Honore Mbengue, a leading member...
Capacity building: Women trained in waste management

Capacity building: Women trained in waste management

… and stack it at the top. 22 women from the first round of training arrive on site. Since more women than expected signed up for the training after taking part in the Action Day: Zero Waste they were split into two training groups. The women remove waste from the...
Eco-bricks: Creating value from waste

Eco-bricks: Creating value from waste

Eco-bricks are made from PET plastic bottles and filled with garbage. Once finished, the eco-bricks can be used in construction. Engaging the community in re-using waste is a powerful tool for education and raising awareness. Eco-bricks ready for construction. As well...