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Archive | April, 2013

Food gardening project takes off at Kenneth Gardens

By Lauren Boyle Walford Food gardens will be the focus of the UKZN Community Development Department’s Kenneth Gardens Outreach Project, which will promote and support food gardening in the community. UKZN in partnership with DUT has been running the outreach project for more than a year. The project has many components including primary health care, nutrition,  Full Article…

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Urban renewal project for Kenneth Gardens

By Waheeda Peters An urban renewal make-over is on the cards for Kenneth Gardens in Umbilo. The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s outreach project has earmarked Kenneth Gardens for six new projects. More than 1000 residents live in the high density housing estate. According to Professor Monique Marks, Kenneth Gardens is the largest corporation housing project situated  Full Article…

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Turquoise Harmony Institute

In partnership with UKZN, Ethekwini Municipality and Star College in Durban, THI has coordinated a project to award underprivileged students living in Kenneth Gardens with scholarships to pursue their studies at Star College. Kenneth Gardens forms part of an extensive network of cluster housing schemes developed by the apartheid government. Kenneth Gardens was established, then,  Full Article…

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HEALTH CARE CLINIC FOR KENNETH GARDENS RESIDENTS THANKS TO UKZN-DUT PROJECT

Residents at Kenneth Gardens in Durban many of whom suffer from chronic illnesses and disabilities, will soon have access to their own on-site clinic offering services in homeopathy, community nursing and nutrition. This is thanks to the much-anticipated Kenneth Gardens Intervention Project, a unique collaborative initiative between UKZN and the Durban University of Technology (DUT),  Full Article…

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Making a difference in the community with food gardens

By Melissa Mungroo UKZN Lecturer and PhD student at the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (SBEDS), Mr Clive Greenstone, has taken his passion for urban ecology and ‘people’s relationship with the soil’ to the next level by starting a communal food garden at Kenneth Gardens. The Kenneth Gardens Outreach Programme is partnered by  Full Article…

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Greater Good South Africa

The UKZN Community Development Department’s Kenneth Gardens Outreach Project, in partnership with DUT, has now been running for over one year. The project has many components including Primary Health Care, Nutrition, Education, Sports and Arts. There is also an Urban Agriculture component which aims to promote and support food gardening in the community. One of  Full Article…

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