Rainbow Sustainability Commons

Project

Organization

Contact

Websites: 
Website: 
http://www.facebook.com/RainbowSustainabilityCentre
Emails: 
Contact: 
[email protected]
Contact address: 
P.O. box 98, Dargle 3265
KwaZulu Natal
Dargle
3265
South Africa
Telephone: 
Cell phone: 
+27769626894

Team

Members: 
4
Colaboradores: 
5
Additional information about joining the project: 
Workshop-visitors welcome, Non-working Guests welcome, Work Exchange welcome,

The Commons is a living and learning centre for sustainability, permaculture, and environmental education. We are a registered non-profit called Sihlangene Kokwethu--with a mission to promote self-sufficiency, sustainability and environmental stewardship through education and projects here at the Commons and in Impendle.

Settlement

People

Inhabitants: 
4
Children: 
2
Visitors per year: 
100
Type of visitors: 
Participants in workshops and courses
Holiday guests
Guests during events
Work exchange

Living with the land

Total amount of land: 
1 ha

Best practices

Integral participatory design

Leadership: 
The Commons is managed by Samantha & Shine who built the homestead in 2006 then transformed it into a Commons in 2009
Conscious participation in project design: 
100%
Traditional and local wisdom: 
90%
Education and empowerment towards sustainable living: 
100%
Educational courses and experiences: 
PDC and parts of the course, yurt building, unschooling, medicinal plants & natural health, Garbology, alien plant control, solar cooking and water heating and energy, wattle and daub building
Innovative methods and appropriate technologies: 
100%