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After The Passion: Taking Organisations Beyond The Start-Up Phase

Today we learnt valuable lessons from successful founders and leaders who have taken their organisations beyond the start-up phase: Bulelwa Basse (Lyrical Base), Nomvula Dlamini (CDRA), Charles Maisel (Innovation Shack), Lauren O’Donnell (Greenpop) with Moderator Gayle Northrop (UCLA, UCT). Peer-to-peer learning at its best!

Social Upliftment

Planting trees for the ones you love how cool is that?

I’m working on my promised volunteer posts, you know me I have a stack of drafts in the bag at all times… 27 at the moment but a holiday coming up so time to complete lots of them. 1,274 more words


Making Magical Forests!

For the Mother’s day weekend in May, I headed off to the Platbos Forest near Gaansbaai for a weekend of working with children, planting trees, camping and communing with nature during the annual Greenpop Family Fest. 1,618 more words

Fort Building

Surprise Finds: Jeremy Loops and Greenpop

It was on a boring afternoon at work when I stumbled upon an amazing musician from South Africa. He’s name is Jeremy Loops. He was playing a show at World Cafe Live, my favorite music venue in Philadelphia. 245 more words



Every year Greenpop holds a Festival of Action in Zambia to help stop deforestation from 28 June and 19 July 2015. This festival brings people together from around the globe to plant thousands of trees, build using eco-bricks, brighten up schools with environmental murals, grow food forests, set up recycling systems, attend sustainability workshops, share knowledge, celebrate with live music and more. 73 more words


Create & Conserve

We are all trying to “go green”. It has become an increasingly used buzzword. Phrases pop up such as ‘conserve energy’, ‘reduce’, ‘reuse’, ‘recycle’, ‘sustainable practices’. 785 more words

Cool as Folk

Greenpop is a cool organisation that plants indigenous trees and fruit trees in underprivileged schools as well as organising reforestation events in Zambia and the… 167 more words