Sunshine Cinema

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Sunshine Cinema

Imagine a cinema powered only by the energy of the sun that can entertain and educate communities anywhere, everywhere…

The Sunshine Cinema is a mobile, solar-powered cinema that fuses storytelling & the power of contemporary media –  enabling knowledge and skills sharing from one community to another, transferring important information & practical solutions to a range of health, environmental & social issues.
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Bicycle Cape Town – Fueling a revolution

The secret is out – discover why Capetonians are choosing to ditch their cars and go by bike – fueling a revolution that is changing the way we live, move and connect with fellow citizens.

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GoldieBlox – disrupting the pink aisle

Do you ever feel frustrated that there are still so few women graduates of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics? Is it really such a wonder when early in a girl’s life, she is inundated with pretty, pink toys – toys that usually don’t encourage her to enter those fields.

Enter GoldieBlox, a toy company out to show the world that girls deserve more choices than dolls and princesses, teaching girls that engineering and science can be fun too— growing their potential to build the future — literally.

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MindDrive Social Fuel

Powered by Tweets and social media, and built by high school kids, this electric car is not only changing young lives but is being used to transform education – raising awareness for experiential learning programmes like MindDrive.

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This is your life – The Holstee Manifesto

“This is your life. Do what you love and do it often.”

The creation of the Holstee Manifesto is an inspiring story of how creativity, community and passion can change the world from the inside out.

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Films for Action – Wall Of Films

I just stumbled across this amazing collection of  400 of the best social change documentaries FREE to watch online, all via one massive wall of films on a single page. This is one resource that is set to change the world by making essential knowledge available to everyone. So do share and help Wake Up the World

Wall of Films is created by  Films For Action , a community-powered alternative news center and learning library for people who want to change the world they provide citizens with the information and perspectives essential to creating a more just, sustainable, and democratic society.
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Re-gifting

This festive season the internet is full of creative ideas for eco- conscious gifting. The one that stood out the most was re- gifting. To put it simply re-gifting is giving people gifts that you have received that you don’t want or need and that you know they would love! Thanx to the creative team at Brain Pickings and their Regifting API , re-gifting is fast becoming a socially acceptable and cool way of gift-giving and leaving it’s stigmas behind.

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Grow – DIY Moss Graffiti

Moss graffiti is the eco-warrior’s answer to traditional chemical laced spray paint! Click the arrows to see Show Me How‘s illustrated, easy to use guide to making your own living, breathing work of art. Not only is Moss graffiti perfect for environmental messaging, it is also a fun form of guerrilla gardening.

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DIY GMO Labeling

In the USA activists have come up with this brilliant “decentralized, autonomous grassroots campaign” Label It Yourself  that encourages citizens to take it upon themselves to label GMO foods at local shops!! For more details on how to “sticker bomb the local grocery store” and GMO labeling guidelines check out their website. (Found on:  Treehugger).

CURRENT STATUS OF SOUTH AFRICA’S GM LABELING LAW (read on)

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Seed Bombing

This is the only kind of warfare we should be waging! Watch how guerrilla gardeners use seed bombs to fight urban blight and transform empty lots into thriving, productive green spaces…

In this video Roly Poly of LA Guerrilla Gardening shows us how to make seed bombs. You can also read a detailed step-by-step Seedbombs recipe. Seed bombing involves tossing compressed clods of soil and seeds ( vegetables + flowers) to restore +  beautify neglected public spaces.