South Africa

JOUBERT PARK

FROM PROBLEM TO PLACE

Today’s approach to social change posits that large and complex issues must be addressed one by one, with institutions and experts who specialize in that particular problem. Explore tiny Joubert Park in Johannesburg, where people have created changes in education, public safety, arts, ecology, food and more using the principle of start anywhere, follow it everywhere.

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Greenhouse Project, South Africa

Excerpt: We've Got What We Need

Joubert Park may seem an unlikely setting for one of Africa’s most progressive green initiatives, but against all expectations, the Greenhouse Project proudly sprawls across the northwest corner of the park.

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The Global Oneness Project created this short film of the GreenHouse Project.

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Ubuntu: I Am Because You Are

Archbishop Desmond Tutu says this about the South African concept of ubuntu: “[It] means my humanity is caught up, is inextricably bound up, in theirs. We belong in a bundle of life. We say, “a person is a person through other people.” It is not “I think therefore I am.” It says rather: “I am human because I belong.” I participate, I share.”

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The Global Oneness Project created this short film about ubuntu.
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