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Help us work for the continued conservation of our natural heritage and for a sustainable lifestyle on a healthy planet.

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Youth Programme

The WESSA Youth Programme aims to create opportunities for youth in the environmental sector.  The programme trains and mentors young people, giving them the skills and support needed to establish an environmental career path. The programme also aims to foster an understanding of the role of young people in contributing towards sustainable social change in South Africa, promoting sound environmental governance and working towards lasting environmental outcomes.

Programme contact details

Helena Atkinson
Cell 076 108 2571
Email helena.atkinson@wessa.co.za

 

Projects

DEA Youth Environmental Services Programme
Youth Environmental Services (YES) Programme is a three year job creation and training programme funded by the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and implemented by WESSA from 2013 - 2015.  The aim of the programme has been to provide training and workplace based experience for 100 previously unemployed youth beneficiaries per year across the Western Cape.  READ MORE…