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Langbos Community Project
Langbos Community Project
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R342 , Addo, Eastern Cape, ZA
082 573 1994
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Abraham Coetzee Andrew Mugford Kayla Kidd Linda Wiseman Paul Tan Saleh Achhala Verity Bachmann
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Langbos Community Project

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Rural, Intentional Communities, Community, School Projects, Philanthropic aid, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

This project is a joint effort between Permaculture South Africa and the Dept. of Rural development and NGO's. Langbos is a former informal settlement which houses some 500 families, and has virtually nothing in terms of infrastructure.

Project Description

The Langbos community centre and pre school has been developed over the last several years. The school currently feeds near enough 60 children per day.

Our project hopes to extend the feeding scheme, as well as provide a sensible water haresting system. During the development of the food growing systems, we wish to offer training to the local residents on a no cost basis.

Unlike many informal type settlements in the wider South African landscape, the residents of Langbos have sufficient land to grow food on a house to house basis. We intend to develop the gardens at the back door of the school and community center as a demonstration model and continue to aid through training the wider community. For background information about Langbos follow the link below.



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