To commemorate the International Day of Peace, Zero Emissions Day & International Day of Struggle against Mono-culture Tree Plantations which was today 21st Septmeber 2017, and Heritage Day on September 24th, you are warmly invited to attend a 'Not-To-Be-Missed' screening of 'Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai', at Captain Franktastic's Permaculture Guerrila Garden this Sunday!
TAKING ROOT is a compelling documentary narrative about the 1st environmentalist and 1st African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
In 1977, Maathai suggested rural women plant trees to address problems stemming from a degraded environment. Under her leadership, their tree-planting grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, defend human rights and promote democracy, and brought Maathai the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004.
When: Sunday, September 24th, at 3:30 for 4pm
Where: 122 Julia Road, Berea/ Musgrave, Durban
"It is the people who must save the environment. It is the people who must make their leaders change. And we cannot be intimidated. So we must stand up for what we believe in." - Wangari Maathai.