We Stand For

protecting the environment – educating the community especially the children, how to protect the environment i.e. how to separate your trash and deal with it appropriately, how to plant veggies and herbs, how to save electricity and water, how to replace toxic chemicals in the home with natural ones, how to make conscious consumer choices and plant indigenous trees – creating a sustainable future

Our Awards

Working with the city

Envirochild is the representative for the ‘environment seat’ on the COCT Ward Council for Hout Bay and is therefore informed of environmental decisions and can put suggestions to protect the local biodiversity to the City.

‘The CoCT is one of our sponsors as they are committed to sustainability’

Our Team

Dr Johnny Anderton

Dr Johnny Anderton

Founder

Johnny founded Envirochild in 2007 as he wanted to make a difference in the Hout Bay community. Johnny has won awards for his earthbag buildings  – eKhaya – as they are fire proof, dignified and have low costs to build.
Jaap Kreefenberg

Jaap Kreefenberg

Director

Jaap has been involved with Envirochild since the beginning. He is in the tourism industry promoting sustainable travel and secures funding for a variety of community projects via the European community and travellers offsetting their carbon footprint.
Danielle Klaff

Danielle Klaff

Director and Chairperson

Danielle is an Eco Auditor and is passionate about teaching people easy greener lifestyle options.

Danielle specialises in greening schools, homes, businesses and events.

Deon Robertze

Deon Robertze

Director

Deon founded the ‘Change Agent Collective’ which promotes green events (such as Sustainable Brands) and green education – the Garden Hero’s comic book.
Mark Lewis

Mark Lewis

Permaculture gardener

Mark is the expert gardener on the team and he oversees the tree planting and veggie garden projects.

Rachel Roweberry

Rachel Roweberry

Secretary

Rachel is wildly creative and hosts the Planet Warrior Eco Fashion workshops and fashion show.
Saskia Falkon

Saskia Falkon

Vice-Chairperson

Saskia is the Vice-Chairperson of Envirochild and assists us with marketing and publicity.

Lucinda Jordaan

Lucinda Jordaan

Lucinda is our copy writer and editor
Berna van Rooijen

Berna van Rooijen

Berna is involved in  sustainable travel and is passionate about greening Hout Bay
Henko Wentholt

Henko Wentholt

Henko works as a manager at a sustainable travel organisation  and sustainable travel is his forte.
Tristan Nebe

Tristan Nebe

Sound and tech
Mikey Dread

Mikey Dread

Afreakan ReCreations
Pedro Henjara

Pedro Henjara

Pedro is a skilled woodworker who likes teaching children carpentry.
Jemimah Birch

Jemimah Birch

Kronendal liason
Christine Wells

Christine Wells

Treasurer
Kirsten Zsilavecz

Kirsten Zsilavecz

In memoriam