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Water Pollution Around Sebokeng Zone 10

VEJA Water Quality campaign is focusing on the protection of water resources such as rivers, wetlands, fountains, springs and dams. Its work is to build capacity of local communities that are using the Vaal River and its tributaries to participate in the local water governance such as Catchment Management Forum's and others, and make sure that they monitor compliance and enforcement to make sure that water resources are free from pollution and everyone can access it.

We have currently done a research on our local ponds around Zone 10 Sebokeng, there has been a concern The unpleasant oudor caused by pollution around the pond area. Community members have been complaining for a year now and nothing has been done to resolve the matter.

Project Manager: Thandi Miya

Project Organiser: Samsong Tyni

Email Adress: climate@veja.org.za

School Monitoring

VEJA facilitates the Community Monitoring School through the support of Bench Marks Foundation, whereby VEJA deploy its activists from its four pillar campaigns and monitor the environmental social impacts caused by perpetrators.

Project Manager: Thandi Miya

Project Organiser: Samsong Tyni

Email Adress: climate@veja.org.za

Energy & Climate Change

Energy and Climate Change is a campaign driven to address the impacts of how the energy practice had been historically conducted in South Africa. The campaign is around household energy use, electricity price hikes, energy systems and key actors in it. VEJA sees responds to the plight of the excluded and impacted marginalised, therefore also campaigns for renewable energy methods and achieve energy sovereignty for the people.

Project Manager: Thandi Miya

Project Organiser: Sams

Email Adress: climate@veja.org.za

Energy & Climate Change

Energy and Climate Change is a campaign driven to address the impacts of how the energy practice had been historically conducted in South Africa. The campaign is around household energy use, electricity price hikes, energy systems and key actors in it. VEJA sees responds to the plight of the excluded and impacted marginalised, therefore also campaigns for renewable energy methods and achieve energy sovereignty for the people.

Project Manager: Thandi Miya

Project Organiser: Sams

Email Adress: climate@veja.org.za

Air Pollution

VEJA Air Quality and Health is campaigning for clean air quality and to live in a healthy environment since 2002. After the declaration of the Vaal Triangle Airshed Priority Area (VTAPA) in 2006, VEJA participates in the Implementation Task Team of the VTAPA Multi Stakeholder Reference Group.

Project Manager: Thandi Miya

Project Organiser: Samsong Tyni

Email Adress: climate@veja.org.za

Waste Management

VEJA Waste Management campaign focuses on Industrial Waste Management and its impacts on the environment, the monitoring of landfills and also promotes recycling with partners like the South African Waste Pickers Association. VEJA also sees a need to occupy illegal dumps in local communities, and turning them into eco-parks and vegetable gardens.

Project Manager: Thandi Miya

Project Organiser: Samsong Tyni

Email Adress: climate@veja.org.za

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