Tag Archives | Lydia Mogano

Earth Keepers Must Rise

“We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time when humanity must choose its future”.     – Earth Charter The Earth Keepers’ baton was given to the world at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, 2002 and currently SAFCEI is passing it on to the youth in South Africa. On […]

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Marking Earth Hour in Pretoria

By Lydia Mogano On the 25th of March 2017, everyone was encouraged to participate in the environmental awareness campaign, Earth Hour, to encourage the reduction of humanity’s carbon footprint on the planet by switching off all electrical appliances between 8:30 till 9:30pm. I was invited as one of the guest speakers in Pretoria to promote […]

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An Earth Keeper in all of us

Lydia Mogano’s tree planting adventures have not ended – in fact, she has only just gotten started. Here she shares a snippet from last week’s tree plantings. On the 13th September, together with Lucas Mthebu (from the Tumelong Mission Centre) I travelled to three schools which form part of the centre’s social development programme initiatives in […]

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Feast of the Clowns 2016 celebration #EarthKeepersMustRise

This last Saturday 20th August 2016, SAFCEI participated in the annual Feast of the Clowns festival organised by the Tshwane Leadership Foundation (TLF) at Burgers Park, Central Pretoria. The theme for 2016 is #WeMustRise, inspired by the #MustFall campaigns which emphasized the power of ordinary people, both young and old, on the ground to make […]

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Rise African Youth, Rise

A letter to all young Earth Keepers by Lydia Mogano Truth be told, we live in world that is complex, rapidly changing and constantly flooded with information. According to the 5th Assessment Report (2015), the current global greenhouse gas emissions rate will place the average surface temperature rise up to 4.8°C by 2100, compared to […]

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Now is the time to act for climate justice

By Louisa Feiter With the COP21 international climate talks coming up in Paris this year – talks that are meant to bring about a universal, legally binding agreement to combat climate change effectively – we talked to two young South African women, both committed environmental activists. They were both featured as part of Mail&Guardian’s 200 […]

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