When Earthchild Project first started, our office is situated around the corner from The Shala Yoga studio and we have benefited greatly from partnering with them in many ways.
Their teachers and students have been volunteering at our schools teaching the children yoga. The Shala have opened up their studio for us to use for workshops, yoga classes and documentary screenings. They also have special weekly classes where all the proceeds go towards the project. Basically, we love The Shala and feel very blessed to be working with their lovely, generous, inspiring team of yogis.
Holistica is a South African natural health directory. It’s a great place to go for anyone looking for wellness information – especially natural health, yoga and retreats. If you need to find yoga studios or teachers look no further or read one of thousands of articles on wellness, yoga and more. Holistica gives us ongoing support with marketing and design and we think they are fabulous.
“It is a matter of heart to us to make other not so fortunate people´s lives easier and more enjoyable.” – YoMats
Each purchase of YoMats goes towards helping others and Earthchild Project. Each YoMat counts! YoMats are environmentally friendly produced Yoga mats, made of natural tree rubber. They are eco-friendly, colorful, uniquely designed and tap into the demanding Zeitgeist for an open-minded earth connected lifestyle.
Wellness Warehouse is a partner who shares our vision for healthy holistic living, environmental sustainability and simple living.
For several years they have been instrumental in helping us to communicate our work and cause to thousands of their Wellness Magazine readers and shoppers, helping us raise both funds and awareness. Janna Kretzmar, our founder and director, is also a Wellness Warehouse ambassador.
MAMELANI – www.mamelani.org.za
This amazing NGO has been a huge support for Earthchild Project since the beginning – you could say they are like our big sister. Their areas of focus are health education and youth development and we have been successfully working together in both areas.
Many of our programmes involve taking children out of their school environments on hikes, outings and camps. We wouldn’t have been able to do this if it wasn’t for the very generous discounted travel costs we get from the Eyona Transport company. Since the beginning of the project in 2007, every time we have needed them, Eyona has been available, on time, reliable, friendly and professional. So, if you are ever needing help getting from A to B, we highly recommend you give them a call.
Eco-education Outings Partners
As part of our Schools’ Programme we arrange one environmentally educational outing for each grade per year. Please see below the fabulous organisations we have partnered with to make this happen:
Contact: Mary Phosa
SanParks: Cape point, Boulders, Silvermine
Contact: Nolene Mafakala
Kirstenbosch Outreach Programme
Contact: Michelle September
Contact: Tracy Chalmers
FEEL is a brand that believes in simple, natural and personal products that support both the environment and it’s people. After generously donating the lovely I AM books to the project, the Earthchild Project partnered with FEEL to create the I AM children’s affirmation cards. The 30 cards, with their simple colourful designs and positive messages will be used as a learning tool in our 4th Term Life Skills lessons.