Category Archives: Sustainable Development Goals

Let’s stand in solidarity with our communities

President Ramaphosa recently declared a ‘National 5-day period of mourning’ – from the 25th to 29th November 2020, for those victims of COVID-19 and Gender Violence. In solidarity with our communities, we encourage our members to support this initiative. SCOUTS South Africa is a value-based youth organisation open to girls, boys, women and men. All…

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Empowering youth to turn the tide on plastic pollution in SA

Plastic pollution in our seas and local communities is dire.  In November SCOUTS South Africa will be launching the Tide Turners Plastic Challenge in partnership with the United National Environment Programme and the World Organisation of Scout Movements. The initiative aims to mobilise 10 000 young people aged 7 to 17 to take action to reduce plastic…

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How are you creating a better world?

Message from Chief Commissioner Andrew Tanner Since 2013 Scouts all around the world have contributed more than one billion hours of service towards sustainable development through local projects under the banner of the Messengers of Peace initiative. SCOUTS South Africa members have also contributed to this fantastic initiative which needs us all to double our…

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