Category Archives: Press Release

Empowering youth to turn the tide on plastic pollution in SA

Plastic pollution in our seas and local communities is dire.  In November SCOUTS South Africa will be launching the Tide Turners Plastic Challenge in partnership with the United National Environment Programme and the World Organisation of Scout Movements. The initiative aims to mobilise 10 000 young people aged 7 to 17 to take action to reduce plastic…

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“Humbled to be able to serve in this time of need”

During the COVID-19 lockdown, SCOUTS South Africa’s adult volunteers nationwide are providing essential care services and social relief of distress to older persons, mentally ill, persons with disabilities, the sick and single parents with children that can’t leave their homes. In the Western Cape, 1st Pinelands Rovers Laura Troost and Johann Harzon are coordinating the collection…

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