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The Garden Renovation
Group
We were part of a bigger group of students which
were concentrating on the garden..We chose to...
Meet the team
Yousha Sader,13
Denzel Norman,13
Michelle Mafada,13
Tariq Kamies,13
Jaden Johnson,13
Humairaa Gabru,13
Zahra...
Feel:
● We observed the need for the fountain to be cleaned as it was a
health risk to everyone in the surrounding areas.
...
Water
anyone?
We found the fountain
was filled with dirty
water which had
mosquitos and rocks in
it.We realised that it
wa...
Imagine/Visualise Success
Paint fence
around the
fountain as it
was rusty and
the paint was
gone.
Take out the
water, rock...
Final Ideas :
● Paint fence
● Clean area
● Put leaves as
fertiliser
● Remove rocks
Resources:
● Brooms,spades
and pitchfor...
Day One:
Mr Muscle
working
hard.
We removed
the rocks and
then lined the
nearby
garden with
them.
The grass is
always greener on
the other side.
We put the rocks that we
removed from the
fountain around the
garden next t...
In line with our schools value of caring we
decided to give our junior school learners
a chance to make a difference in
so...
Helping the
next
generation
The little ones were
very eager to help us
and we really
enjoyed working with
them.
Helping the
environment
By removing the
weeds and dirt
from the garden
we gave the plants
a new lease on life.
A new broom may
sweep clean but an
old broom knows the
corners
Our team worked
very hard to make
sure the interior of
the ...
Feel
Act
Change
Transformation
Submission
We felt very proud to work with such a dedicated
and willing team of students
Th...
Reflections
Mbali Shiba:I feel that I have improved as a person by helping .I improved the lives of the
gardeners
Humairaa...
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Garden Renovation, Pioneer Academies, Design For Change School Challenge

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Garden Renovation, Pioneer Academies, Design For Change School Challenge

  1. 1. The Garden Renovation Group We were part of a bigger group of students which were concentrating on the garden..We chose to divide ourselves into smaller groups to get more work done.Thus the Fountain Group was born...
  2. 2. Meet the team Yousha Sader,13 Denzel Norman,13 Michelle Mafada,13 Tariq Kamies,13 Jaden Johnson,13 Humairaa Gabru,13 Zahra Saloojee,13 Mbali Shiba,13 John William,14 Jesse Leslie,14
  3. 3. Feel: ● We observed the need for the fountain to be cleaned as it was a health risk to everyone in the surrounding areas. ● It was a blemish to our beautiful school lawns ● The fact that the gardeners have to buy their vegetables with the salary that they get while there is space to grow their own ones for free The areas we would like to see changed is the interior of the fountain, the area around the fountain and the fountain fence
  4. 4. Water anyone? We found the fountain was filled with dirty water which had mosquitos and rocks in it.We realised that it was a health risk to everyone in the surrounding areas.
  5. 5. Imagine/Visualise Success Paint fence around the fountain as it was rusty and the paint was gone. Take out the water, rocks and debris from the fountain. Clean the surrounding areas(the garden around it) Put fertiliser in soil for the gardeners veggies. Plant seeds for the gardeners veggies. Fountain Area
  6. 6. Final Ideas : ● Paint fence ● Clean area ● Put leaves as fertiliser ● Remove rocks Resources: ● Brooms,spades and pitchforks ● Buckets Budget: ● R0.00 Documentation ● Pictures
  7. 7. Day One:
  8. 8. Mr Muscle working hard. We removed the rocks and then lined the nearby garden with them.
  9. 9. The grass is always greener on the other side. We put the rocks that we removed from the fountain around the garden next to it.We removed the weeds from the garden therefore making the garden more presentable.
  10. 10. In line with our schools value of caring we decided to give our junior school learners a chance to make a difference in someone's life and the environment while learning and having fun along the way.We also believe that by inculcating strong values while they are very young we let them grow up as caring people and a valuable asset to the community.
  11. 11. Helping the next generation The little ones were very eager to help us and we really enjoyed working with them.
  12. 12. Helping the environment By removing the weeds and dirt from the garden we gave the plants a new lease on life.
  13. 13. A new broom may sweep clean but an old broom knows the corners Our team worked very hard to make sure the interior of the fountain was rock and dust free.
  14. 14. Feel Act Change Transformation Submission We felt very proud to work with such a dedicated and willing team of students They worked tirelessly every Friday braving the cold and heat to make a difference for our gardeners and school Our project has changed the gardeners lives for the better.We also reduced the chances of sickness from the water and debris We made the view from the office more appealing by painting and straightening the fence and
  15. 15. Reflections Mbali Shiba:I feel that I have improved as a person by helping .I improved the lives of the gardeners Humairaa Gabru:I feel that I have grown as a person by helping the school and the community. Zahraa Saloojee:I feel that just by this project I helped a lot of people. John Mokoena:Knowing that our contributions as a group might improve the lives of other people in the surrounding brings joy and makes me feel that I have done a good thing here at the Campus. Yousha Sader:I feel that everyone improved emotionally and physically while working on this project. Jesse Leslie:I really enjoyed getting to know my fellow students better and it was a fun challenge. Tariq Kamies:Working with water was really fun and I loved the fact that we are making a difference in someone's life. Jaden Johnson:I feel really proud that we have completed this project. Michelle Mafada: I really loved the project and it was really nice getting along and bonding with my fellow members. Denzel Norman:I feel really proud to have made a difference in someone's life.

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