Whilst at school, Braam attended a Wilderness Leadership course in the Umfolozi game reserve in Zululand. This experience changed his life. From the ‘bush lessons’ learned, Braam decided to make a difference. At the age of just 17, he ran 532kms in 11 days to raise awareness for the plight of the Langebaan lagoon on the west coast of South Africa. As a result of his passion and efforts, he saved the lagoons eco systems from potential destruction.
“I learned that ordinary people can do extraordinary things if they can dream big and passionately and systematically move
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The camp is about showing youth what it takes to reach their highest potential. It shows the participants the importance of change and the value of being an asset to a team or ones friendship circle. We look at the value of having the courage to be your-self. In this fast-paced, peer-pressure world many of our children are disillusioned and do not have the know-how to find alternative solutions to the consumption and greed based society they find themselves in. All too often, they find themselves caught up in a system which often leads to unhealthy escape where they lose
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Educo Africa is a non-profit organization that aims to raise the quality of life of people and communities in South Africa. Emphasis is to re-connect young people with their natural environment through reflective time in the wilderness and to provide a practical, thriving and transformative demonstration of sustainable living.