“ The outdoors is very important for children, especially nowadays when a lot of kids just play on their Xboxes. Planting has such emotional value for us, because you can see what you’ve planted, and when you come here again you can see
Empowered by nature:
Many of the areas around Princess Vlei are bleak, concretised housing estates. The children growing up here have no contact with nature. This is destructive for them emotionally, and devastating for our planet. An area such as Princess Vlei can be a invaluable as an ambassador for nature, reconnecting urbanised communities with nature and instilling the love and knowledge needed to protect our environment in the long term.