Restoring an Ecosystem

The first major milestone of the Pachamama Forest Restoration Project is nearing completion. Planting two thousand trees in six months was the project we took on in December 2019. This was certainly a challenging task, considering the hectare of land in which the indigenous trees were to be planted was Read more…

Planting Trees – at last!

It is with real pleasure and happiness that all Pachamama volunteers joined together last Monday to plant the very first indigenous trees of the Pachamama Forest Restoration Project.  We currently are a team of five volunteers that decided to stay over the lockdown at Pachamama. We all (together with the Read more…

A short history of Kraaibosch

Kraaibosch is situated directly on the boundary of the Knysna Forest, within 800 meters of the Homtini River Valley, 32 km from Knysna. Kraaibosch has 24 lots of allocated land of which all are currently occupied in some way. Kraaibosch was originally set up as a Woodcutters lot in 1895. Read more…

Spring 2019 Update

As an organisation, Pachamama now stands on the precipice of expansion. Over the last three years we have been building the networks, infrastructure and systems to be able to support the vision we hold for this land. Many people have participated and nurtured the seed of this project. The success Read more…

Being The Change

Our culture of consumerism is driving species to extinction through progressively degrading landscapes that are out of sight in the lives of the general population. This happens because we collectively pay for the products that put profit above conservation. Too easy is it however to put the blame on something Read more…