A community vegetable garden for the Yiza

Wednesday, April 20 2016
Posted at 11:35 am

The land that was used to rebuild the Yiza Ekhaya Soup Kitchen on used to be a productive veggie garden. We rebuilt Yiza with a flat roof thinking a roof garden could go on top of it. But Mickey has … Continued

Building with Hemp at Yiza Ekhaya

Friday, September 25 2015
Posted at 10:48 am

Its all happening! We are busy building with Hemp on the Yiza Ekhaya site. It seems like so long ago that we were discussing potentially using natural raw materials to rebuild Mickey’s structure. Debating the pros and the cons and … Continued

Lets build a Hemp House for Mickey

Thursday, March 26 2015
Posted at 8:59 pm

GreenHome has had a relationship with the Yiza Ekhaya Soup Kitchen for a few years now. Last year, we received news that Mickey had been asked to move the structure she runs her soup kitchen from. We worked on new … Continued

Rebuilding the Yiza Ekhaya Soup Kitchen

Thursday, August 28 2014
Posted at 9:01 pm

A quote from Carol says it all “Wow. If you don’t have a dream, how are you going to have a dream come true…” We’re looking for low cost, green building options for rebuilding the Yiza Ekhaya soup kitchen.  The … Continued

Yiza Ekhaya Project receiving exposure and support

Monday, July 28 2014
Posted at 8:04 pm

Its time for an update on the ladies at the Yiza Ekhaya project. Winter has been a busy time for them, feeding 160 children and adults on medication and offering them a safe place to be when their parents are … Continued

Yiza Ekhaya Soup Kitchen’s Community Garden Update

Tuesday, February 11 2014
Posted at 1:04 pm

GreenHome visited the community garden at the Yiza Ekhaya Soup Kitchen and Sewing Project for an update on the weekend. We were thrilled to see how well the garden had taken and was thriving in the hot summer conditions. We … Continued

Veggie Garden Planting for Madiba’s Birthday!

Tuesday, July 26 2011
Posted at 4:48 am

Green Home staff, friends and the wonderful ladies of the Yiza Ekhaya Soup Kitchen and Sewing Project in Khayelitsha planted a veggie garden for Madiba’s Birthday. The veggies will be used for making healthy, nutritious and delicious meals in the … Continued