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Greenpop - Family Food Gardens


The Family Food Garden project aims to address the problem of food inaccessibility and financial insecurity by equipping individuals with the skills to be able to sustainably grow their own food at home. 

The project, which will run on a rolling cycle, will see Greenpop and Urban Harvest supporting individuals and groups from across South Africa over 12 months through in-person and digital training and the distribution of Family Garden Pods.

By increasing knowledge about home food gardening, cooking and nutrition, and entrepreneurship, the project aims to empower individuals and communities to become more food secure and financially independent.

In the 2021/22 financial year, Greenpop and Urban Harvest aim to run the Family Food Gardens project with 160 people from the Cape Flats in Cape Town.


Fund a whole group (20 Students) = R90,000.00
Fund a student = R4,500.00

Make a monthly donation of R375.00 to fund the participation of one student!


The Greenpop Foundation NPC is an award-winning registered non-profit organisation (NPO#: 151-411 NPO; PBO#: 930050622) headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa.

We work to restore ecosystems and empower environmental stewards through forest restoration, urban greening, food gardening, and environmental awareness projects across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Greenpop was founded in 2010 and has since planted over 139,000 trees and inspired over 150,000 active citizens across South Africa, Zambia, Malawi, and Tanzania.

environment, greenpop, foodsecurity, environmentaleducation, skillsdevelopment, training, garden, planting, vegetables, foodgardening, foodaccessibility


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    Saskia Thomas

    R2,300 raised

1 Fundraiser project


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    24 January

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    12 January

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    5 January

54 Donations

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1 Fundraiser project

I am raising funds for Greenpop, to sponsor 1 student in the Family Food Gardens program

By Saskia Thomas

Hi! I need your help. I'm raising money for Greenpop Foundation, who do great work for a cause th...

51.1111111111111% Completed
R2,300 raised
R4,500 Target