Centre for the Arts for Humanity launched

The Dreamcatcher Foundation together with the community of Melkhoutfontein launched the Centre for Arts for Humanity project on Sunday March 4th in the restored historic St. Augustine’s church situated on the newly developed ‘La Bloemen’ indigenous botanical garden...

Kos in die Karoo growing in Vanwyksdorp

The year started with a visit to the Kos in die Karoo gardeners in Van Wyksdorp on Sunday 14th January.  We visited the church grounds where various members of the community are using the grounds to grow vegetables.  They have formed a cooperative and their expenses...

Dreamcatchers at Melkhoutfontein

On Sunday the 4th of March, the community of Melkhoutfontein are launching the “Arts for Humanity” project in the restored St. Augustine’s church situated on the newly developed “La Bloemen” botanical garden (a formal waste dumpsite). Here a...

Community food garden project in Vanwyksdorp

On the 17th October 2017 Andre Britz went to purchase a few seedlings for the gardeners in Vanwyksdorp from Kobus se Kwekery and as he was paying, he told the story of the community gardens in this little town. It is then that Kobus decided to donate 1400 seedlings to...

Kos in die Karoo – one year later

This project was initiated in September 2016.  It has gone a full circle and we have some positive results – albeit slowly.  We had a very optimistic beginning and initiated nine food gardens.  The movement seemed to have lost its momentum.  It is possible that...

Kos in die Karoo in Vanwyksdorp

Kos in die Karoo is a sister project of KOS EN FYNBOS which runs in the George area. Kos En Fynbos is a ground swell movement initiated by members of the George community in 2014. It aims at creating a community that is independent, self- sustained, creative, loving...