Past Cape Town Event: VOL 38

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VOL 38

May 03, 2016
@ The Assembly

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Hodgepodge of Hippies Fighting (and Winning) for the Earth

@ VOL 38 ON MAY 03, 2016

Nikki Botha, banned in 3 countries, classified as a terrorist, fled for her life, been arrested & jailed, simply for taking photos. She has been in People Magazine 99% more than local celebrities. Not extraordinary, not average but Nikki strongly believes in standing up for injustice, torture and murder.

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Hiking is My Life

@ VOL 38 ON MAY 03, 2016

Trudy Raito says that hiking is more than about experiencing the outdoors, addding that it provides a connection with nature and a form of emancipation, away from the hustle and bustle of city life. There is something uniquely beautiful about standing on top of the world and admiring the landscape below, one of the privileges of living in Cape Town.

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Grey is the New Black

@ VOL 38 ON MAY 03, 2016

Many older adults are living longer & healthier lives. This shift impacts how society views elders & how elders view themselves. Ageing should be seen as a continual stage of development & growth rather than a period of decline. It’s time we begin to redefine ageing. It’s time “Grey becomes the new Black” suggests, Alison Benzimra.

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Smoke and Mirrors

@ VOL 38 ON MAY 03, 2016

"‘Smoke and Mirrors’ is about Chris Adlam’s journey to becoming smoke free and the discoveries made along the way. Smoking is the number one preventable killer yet the tobacco companies have been the most profitable businesses over the last 100 years. Smoking is a social tragedy - that needs to change radically. "

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An Enviro-Pilgrim

@ VOL 38 ON MAY 03, 2016

Ayala Katz connected with her inner-self, her life’s purpose & raised awareness on environmental issues while walking great distances. With her vision of planting a million trees, creating safe, bio-diverse, indigenous walk-ways for flora & fauna to thrive, she wants to make every step count, inspiring others.

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Humans of South Africa

@ VOL 38 ON MAY 03, 2016

Sandy L shares about Humans of South Africa, a space created to share South African stories. Opening windows into worlds we might know nothing about, it is a platform to showcase and grow South African creative talent. Over two years, the website has featured over 600 stories.

Trudy Raito
Software Analyst, Sanlam in Cape Town
Nikki Botha
in Cape Town
Alison Benzimra
in Cape Town
Ayala Katz
in Cape Town
Chris Adlam
in Cape Town