Ikhaya-Kulture

Started by
Xolisa Bangani

Beneficiaries
Children of the Isikhokelo Primary School

Where
Khayelitsha Western Cape

Why was it started?
The purpose of the garden is to promote and practice agro-ecology and biodiversity, serving the community with relevant information, gardening skills and engaging with young people

Date started
2013

How was it done?
Ikaya is a school based community project, a food forest garden situated at Isikhokelo Primary School, Site C, Khayelitsha. The garden was established by Xolisa Bangani, who is an artist (poet/rapper), with the idea of showcasing gardening as a landscaping art. Ikhaya garden is all about making garden cool and fun for the youth, combing gardening, recycling and art.

Social and Economic Implications
The program promotes a healthy lifestyle while creating environmental awareness

Contact Information
Tel: +27 81 414 8411
Email: soiluture@gmail.com