Stories from Our Community

Learning for Sustainability at St Mary’s College

St Mary’s College Rose-Hill in Mauritius participated in the EARTHwise Thrivability Education program (formerly Education for Sustainability) from 2012-2016. Through this article, the Mentors who received training from EARTHwise during this period, share how they have implemented the...

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Ecotourism and Cultural Heritage at St Mary’s College

In the beginning of 2014 our School St Mary’s College (SMC) Rose-Hill (Mauritius) signed the Education for Sustainability Pledge. In keeping with our commitment to this, the Travel and Tourism students of SMC organized various activities on the themes of Culture & Heritage, and...

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Trilogie – 1. La chute et la Reine des Marrons

general Sep 07, 2016

Le Paysage culturel du Morne, à l’Ile Maurice, est un des plus importants sites inscrits sur la liste du Patrimoine Mondial de l’Unesco. Il est dédié au marronnage et à la résistance à l’esclavage pour la Liberté. Cela est...

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A Trilogy – 2. Lost in Paradise, the Maroon Quest

general stories of impact Aug 17, 2016

In this article we share with you part two of our Trilogy on Maroonage in Mauritius in the context of the UNESCO World Heritage Site – Le Morne Cultural Landscape. Le Morne Mountain became the most important place of refuge for the maroons in Mauritius. It also became a beacon of hope for...

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When Ball is Life

general stories of impact Jul 13, 2016

It all started with the burning desire to learn and play the game of basketball. Born on the island of Seychelles, I moved to Mauritius during my early years. I remember when I was a child, cable TV was not available at that time. We had only one channel being broadcasted and I recall the 1st...

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Why America also owes its Independence to Mauritius

This is a Story of Impact that has been never been told, yet it is so significant that once you know this story you cannot possibly understand why others don’t know it too! This story will reveal to you some facts about key contributing factors to the American Independence war that few...

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A Trilogy – 1. The Fall & the Maroon Queen

Le Morne Cultural Landscape in Mauritius is one of the most important UNESCO World Heritage Sites on Maroonage and the resistance to slavery and oppression, due to what took place by the tremendous courage, bravery, strategy and skilfulness of the maroons who fought against slavery and...

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Vectors of Love – the Stories behind it

general stories of impact Jun 27, 2016

The concept Vectors of Love™, which I introduced during my recent TEDx ALC talk “Our World in crisis – how Love can provide a solution”, came as a result of many years of work, different life experiences and my personal reflections on how to support transformational...

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Art for Social Change

A few weeks ago we had the most inspiring talk by Alex Mativo, Founder & CEO of E-LAB and student at the African Leadership University (ALU). As part of our Education for Sustainability (EfS) programme we invited Alex to St Mary’s College Rose-Hill, one of the EfS focus schools, to talk...

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Ecological Literacy – a basic Life Skill

Ecological Literacy is a basic life-skill that every human being on our planet should be supported to develop and is part of our personal development. Ecology as a science is about the relationships between organisms and their natural environment. Over the last two hundred years through the...

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