Community Interaction
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Comments from Community Partners, Students and Staff:

“The project made the learners more receptive to new experiences.” 
- Mr Ronald Frans, Principal – Klapmuts Primary School on the impact of the “Danger through the eyes of a child project” by the Research Alliance for Disaster and Risk Reduction, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies


“… community partners know a lot more than one might realise and the university can benefit a great deal from indigenous knowledge.”

- Ms Eleone Slabbert, Masters student, Department of Conservation Ecology and Entomology


“As academics, we learn and gain new knowledge from being involved in communities. We also get to see which issues are really important to people in South Africa.”
- Prof Rachel Jafta, SU Lecturer


“Irrespective of ups and downs at Kayamandi High School volunteers are always there for out learners.”

- Mrs Matiwane, Community Partner​