Category: Events at Yiza Ekhaya

YIza Ekhaya is a busy place full of exciting events. Follow them as they happen.

Celebrate Reconciliation Day with us at Yiza

Join in the feast and entertainment with Micky, the children and the Yiza Ekhaya community. Micky will cook a delicious lunch The children love to sing & dance Jungle Theater will perform one of their fantastic stories The Ice Cream Ninjas will bring some fun and delicious ninja antics (all good parties need a ninja or two) Where: Yiza Ekhaya… Read more →

Yiza Ekhaya’s already using the Hemp Building

At the end of September we put out a call for volunteers to help us build Yiza Ekhaya. What we lacked in terms of funds we made up for in terms of goodwill. People have come from all over Cape Town to dedicate their time to a worthy cause and to learn about Hemp as a building material in the… Read more →

Hemp Oil healing at the Yiza Ekhaya Spa

On Mandela Day, Tony Budden and the Hemporium team went to Yiza Ekhaya and made smoothies containing Hemp oil and Hemp seeds for the children. They donated Cold Pressed Hemp Oil, Hemp Seeds, Hemp Seed Protein Powder, Hemp Body Miracle Oil and Hemp Hand and Body Lotion to Yiza Ekhaya so that Mickey could supplement the children’s food and use… Read more →

Hemp Building Work Party

Volunteers at the hemp work party
volunteers at work

volunteers building with hemp
volunteers mixing hemp
Hemp wood chips

YIza Ekhaya Team

packing hemp walls

yiza ekhaya children

On the 19th September 2015, a mixed bunch of inspired Cape Town locals came to join us and help build the Soup Kitchen from Hemp. We had people from Mamelani, Greenpeace Cape Town, and a wholesome mix of great individuals, all keen to lend a hand and try their hand at building with Hemp.

We mixed the Hempcrete and packed it down into the walls. Loads of work got done. The day was described as inspiring, dusty, amazing and exhilirating.

A huge THANK YOU to all the people who came and gave their time to Yiza Ekhaya and the kids! Thank you.

build with Hemp

Call for Volunteers

It’s time! We are now well settled into the groove of things and ready for some help. We know many of you have been dying to get involved in building the Soup Kitchen from Hemp and we will be contacting everyone who has made contact with us. What are we looking for? Anyone keen to push a wheelbarrow, use a… Read more →