Wonderbags

Doing wonders with Wonderbags

"Wonderbags" - this project develops skills and empowers women’s groups in the Klein Karoo to make wonder bags and, through a series of interactive workshops, capacitates community groups to understand climate change and the mitigation impact of the use of wonder bags.

News from the Wonderbags project

Three-way partnership empowers communities to fight climate change

Three-way partnership empowers communities to fight climate change

7/7/16
 The Gouritz Cluster Biosphere Reserve (GCBR), CapeNature, and Wonderbag – the company that manufactures and markets a heat-retention cooking bag with the same name – have launched a project in Oudtshoorn and De Rust that is creating jobs, developing skills and giving disadvantaged households the tools to help fight climate change.   CapeNature and GCBR have been running community workshops about climate change for a while. “The Wonderbag initiative is a scaled-up version of what we have been doing,” says Wendy Crane from GCBR. “We can now reach many more people.”
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World Earth Day – Wonderbags for Vanwyksdorp!

World Earth Day – Wonderbags for Vanwyksdorp!

4/28/16
 2 732 WONDERBAGS  have been handed over to  the Eden District Municipality to the value of R400 000 for distribition to our vulnerable communties of Knysna, Bitou, Mossel Bay, Hessequa, Kannaland and Oudtshoorn in  a joint Provincial and Municipal Climate Change Adaptation Initiative.
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