Our Approach

Working within the existing structure of schools, we aim to create meaningful and sustainable change through our holistic and experiential education programmes, with a focus on life-skills, wellness, environment and leadership.

Our Model

Digital Resources

We aim to broaden our reach and impact via digital resources


We employ outstanding programme graduates who are passionate about spreading our vision and mission.


We develop the leadership and life skills of High School youth so that they make positive life choices and become change makers in their communities.

After School Clubs

We empower Grade 4 – 7 children with practical skills and values to connect and care for themselves, each other, and the environment.

Living Classrooms

We increase Grade R – 3 children’s knowledge of and love for the environment and improve their physical and emotional wellbeing.

Teacher Training & Wellness

We inspire school teachers to embrace and
practice Earthchild Project’s approaches to education and personal well being.

Our Schools

We believe in building long term relationships with all our stakeholders, including our schools, teachers and the children we work with. We are currently based at 8 schools in two under-resourced Cape Town communities, Khayelitsha and Lavender Hill.

Our vision is for all 8 schools to have:

  • An Earthchild Classroom
  • A thriving organic food garden
  • A team of inspiring ECP staff offering the above mentioned Programmes