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for a Sustainable Future!

News Archive

February 2012

Outreach Tour Fascinates New Schools to Visit NaDEET Centre

NaDEET Staff recently visited seven schools in the Rehoboth area. A short drama focusing on environmental problems and solutions and NaDEET’s video was shown to learners and teachers. Almost all of the schools immediately made a booking to participate in a Centre programme with the generous funding of the EU. It is a very successful start into the New Year and we look forward to the first learners at NaDEET Centre as of the first week of March.

December 2011

Reducing carbon x 2: 365 Trees Planted & 70 Solar Cookers Distributed cooking

365 trees are planted! After a two day trip to plant 60 trees in Rehoboth at the end of November, the last tree was planted by NaDEET staff in front of NaDEET Centre. NaDEET's 365 Trees Project has given community members an additional way to combat climate change- a new tree in their backyard. This project has made many local residents happy as most people's yards are just dirt and have very little vegetation. May they grow and become big!

During the last tree planting trip, ten parabolic solar cookers were handed over to community members that have completed our programme. In total NaDEET has distributed over 70 solar cookers since 2010.

November 2011

Unlimited sunshine, carbon-free cooking!

Rehoboth community members solar cookingThree community groups from southern Namibia have recently completed NaDEET's community education programme. After completing a practical course in solar cooking, fuel-efficient stove use and many other practical hands-on sustainable living tips, community members return home with the necessary equipment to implement what they have learned. Since starting this programme, NaDEET has given out more than 60 solar cookers to communities.

November 2011

It's Easy Miss!

Primary School Children at NaDEETSolar cooking, saving water, recycling... it's easy, Miss!

This is what schoolchildren from southern Namibia say after being at NaDEET Centre. Sustainable living is actually easy. These girls standing on a dune by NaDEET Centre agree as they think back on the action-packed, educational week they have just completed. 

October 2011

NaDEET Launches New Website

Learners' Dune ArtWelcome to NaDEET’s revamped and updated website.  We always love hearing from people who have attended the NaDEET programme or who support us from afar so please go ahead and leave a message in the Guestbook. 
We’ll keep you up-to-date with all our news and initiatives and, as always, appreciate your continuing support.

September 2011

Mariental PS - First Visit to NaDEET

Thirty-five excited learners and 3 teachers from Mariental Primary School attended the NaDEET sustainable living programme for the first time. 

The team were great ambassadors for their school and fully immersed themselves in all the activities including presenting some fantastic enviro-dramas.  Learners worked in teams to solar cook their meals each day and really enjoyed living and learning to live sustainably.


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