Category: Service Project- Veggie Garden/ Prevent Sand Blowing


Day 12: Arrival into Varkplaas

Today we left Cape Town and arrived at the place which we will be completing our service projects. Before we went to the community, we went to the Blue Peter Hotel, where we will be staying for the next few…

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Day 12- Varkplaas Service Project- Day 1- Veggie Garden (PHOTOS)

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Service Project Presentation: Veggie Garden (Video)

Chrystal, Vinny, and Evan share their vegetable garden service project.

Chrystal, Vinny, and Evan present their service project for building a vegetable garden in the Varkplaas community.

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Service Project Update: The Veggie Garden

Since our initial assessment of the problem, we have met as a group to discuss our course of action and have also received some additional information from Tamarin. Following our initial assessment, we decided that we needed a better picture…

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Service Project Update: Veggie Garden and Sand Issue

Last week Chrystal, Evan, and I got together to discuss our progress with the veggie garden project and ways to prevent the sand from blowing into the villager’s homes. After talking about both the projects and where we stand, we…

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Service Project- Problem Identification/Assessment: Garden

One of the issues that my group will try to address during our service project is the lack of a sustainable vegetable garden in the community. Right now, the community is really not able to sustain their own food needs…

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Service Project-Concept/ Plan of Action: Veggie Garden and Preventing Sand Invasions

Our group, which consists of Evan Bullock, Chrystal Planeta, and myself, were given the service project of building a veggie garden and preventing sand from blowing into the villager’s houses. Unfortunately for some people in South Africa they have to…

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Service Project- Problem Identification/Assessment: Preventing Sand From Blowing into Homes

For our service project Vinny, Evan and I were picked to deal with coming up with a solution to prevent the sand blowing around the community and into their homes, as well as to create a veggie garden. The problem…

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