The Healing Power of Nature: The Spirit of the Mountain – Episode 9

Produced & Directed: Liz Fish. TX Date: 1 October 2006 at 18h30, SABC3.  24mins. This lyrical film tells of how at the age of 12 Lindela is taken to Cape Town where he struggles to adapt to township life and the stress of living in a crime-ridden squatter camp, a life tougher than anything encountered […]

Time out to think about the future

Merit award, Environmental best practice in not-for-profit organisations: Beyond Expectations Environmental Project. Mail & Guardian Online. The beauty of nature can have a calming effect, allowing the observer to sit, reflect and soak up the wonders of the planet. This is why Lindela Mjenxane, founder of Beyond Expectations, says a trip up Table Mountain in […]

Helping children and the environment

Lesley Byram. Cape Times. Khanyiswa Zangqa is a surprising young woman.  At an age when her peers are out partying or shopping, this 20-year-old from Philppi is channelling her energy into educating her peers on a variety of environmental and social issues — using Table Mountain as a tool…. Read entire article (PDF  216 Kb)

We honour our Woman of Worth

Winners ‘worthy successors to early firhters for human rights.’ Cape Times. …These women are worthy successors to the women who marched 51 years ago, to the Union Building in Pretoria to protest against the pass laws and whose courage and determination we honour  on National Woman’s Day…. Read entire article (PDF 181 Kb)

Real People doing Unreal Things: Natural benefactor

Financial Mail. Though Table Mountain is Cape Town’s most famous landmark, a large percentage of the city’s population, living in the shanty towns and townships around the city, have never been up it. Lindela Mjenxane is trying to change that. He’s the founder of the Beyond Expectation Environmental Project (Beep), an organisation he established to […]

Community builders rewarded

City Vision. Once again, the organisations that do their best to make the lives of other people better in their communities, were recognized for their effort. The fifth Jet Community Regional Awards event was held in Langa, on Thursday where five stunning communit based organisations from the Western and Eastern Cape got away with R15 […]

300 Young South Africans: Environment

Lindela Mjenxane, environmental educator. Mail & Guardian Online, 12 June 2009. Lindela Mjenxane is the founder of the Beyond Expectations Environmental Project, a grassroots undertaking to help township youths connect with the environment. Mjenxane, who left his childhood home near Lady Frere in the Eastern Cape for Phillipi in Cape Town, understands the “disconnectedness” young […]

200 Young South Africans: Environment

Khanyiswa Zangqa featured in Mail & Guardian June, 2011 “At 24 Zangqa is chairperson and communication manager of Beyond Expectation Environmental Project, an NGO that encourages a healthy respect for nature through exposure to it. It is her job, and her passion, to take primary-school children out of their township environment and into nature, using a two-day […]