The river is cleared from plastic, rubber, car parts, glass, styrofoam floats and other items found- each item carried out by hand.
In the winter months we endeavor to implement an alien-clearing program together with the assistance and advice of local NGO’s and role players.
We see a real need to address the lack of direction in the youth in our local communities, Kurland Village and Covey. Our future plans, incorporate the abseil and climbing tower and include a social climbing club as well as a more formalized “course”. Creating a program where we develop skills to a certain level and then assist in finding sponsorship for formal accreditation. The Kurland Climbing Club community up-liftment project’s objective is to expose the youth to climbing and abseiling. We hope to encourage and enthuse individuals to develop an interest and develop a skill- set that will enable them to achieve goals beyond the restrictions of their current surroundings.
Developing climbing, rope access and abseiling skills opens up possibilities to further a career path in tourism, high-line access work and rope access work.
If you are interested in sponsoring a young adult or would like additional information please email: Kaarin@africanyon.com. We are determined and committed to make a difference.