Responsible Tourism in South Africa: Exploring Hangberg with Meraki Bay
Tourism is one of the main sources of income for South Africa, but it can also have negative effects on the local communities if it is not done responsibly. Responsible tourism aims to benefit not only the tourists but also the local communities, by supporting their...
Wade Cupido: “When I grow up, I want to be a good man”
According to the annual report of the Citizen Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice (CCPSCJ) of Mexico, an agency charged with releasing an annual ranking of the most dangerous cities in the world, Cape Town is
the fifteenth most dangerous city in the world and Wade is aware of it.
Spanish NGOs in Africa – know everything about the most solidary projects!
More and more we are making positive acts to promote change in the areas where it is most needed. Meraki Bay is just one of the many Spanish NGOs in Africa that work for children or women. Know them al!
History and meaning of the South African flag
The significance of a flag resides in the value that humans give to it, and when talking about the South African one, the emotional meaning is very important. If you want to know the history and the meaning of the South African flag you have come to the right place, in Meraki Bay we will tell you all about it!
Cassidy Snyders: “Talking about puberty is important in order to get to know our body”
Cassidy Snyders is 13 years old; he’s in year 7 and he’s the second of four brothers. His mother is 31 and his father is 27, that means that his mother was 18 when she fell pregnant with him and his father was 14. Cassi’s father didn’t even have the age to vote and he was already a dad.
The children of Africa. What situation are the youth of this continent in?
Ten of the poorest countries in the world are on the African continent, and those affected the most by poverty, drought or other problems arising from shortage of resources are Africa’s children. In Meraki Bay we try to improve their situation.
Lecisher Lee James: “I want to be a lawyer. My dream is to make Hout Bay a better place”
Lecisher Lee James is ten years old, she is the second of three sisters and the maturity with which she speaks is not typical for her age. The only thing that differentiates us is the outlook for our future. The household economy will determine whether she can fulfill her dream or not: be a lawyer.
TOP 20 fun facts about South Africa
South Africa is a country full of secrets and interesting facts that will definitely surprise you. If you have decided to travel to South Africa soon and want to have a basic knowledge about its history, here is a list of fun facts that will work as an introduction!
Why we need you to collaborate with a South African NGO
The NGOs are institutions dedicated to cover the basic needs of certain vulnerable groups, but to collaborate with one it is enough to have the intention to do so. Know all the options and bet on the one that suits you best, your help is very important!
Children like Ronaldo do not have a computer at home; their tools of tomorrow are not in their present
Ronaldo Sias is 13 years old and as soon as he can he uses the camera or the computer. In school he has access to new technologies but not many households in Hangberg have computers. Ronaldo is not receiving the necessary technological training for the labor market.