Stories from Our Community

The Tide is Turning – Divesting from DAPL and Fossil Fuels

While decisions in December 2016 by the US Army Corps of Engineers brought the Dakota Access pipeline drilling near Standing Rock to a halt, the project has only been delayed and could still be completed in 2017. Understanding the “precarious” financial and legal situation of the...

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Learning for Sustainability at Loreto College

Loreto College Curepipe (LCC) has been part of the EARTHwise Thrivability Education initiatives (formerly the Education for Sustainability programme) since 2011. Since a few years, EfS is now fully implemented in the whole curriculum and has become part of our mainstream education, with the...

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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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Music education for Social Change

This article has been created to showcase how Music Education can be a powerful catalyst for positive Social Change. Through this interview with José Thérese, Director of Atelier Mo’zar, School of Music, the reader learns of the amazing ways that Mr Thérese has used...

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Unlearning to learn anew

‘Systems Thinking’

Only a couple of months ago this concept was unknown to me but now I am striving to wrap my consciousness round this notion. I felt quite disappointed in myself, for someone who prided in thinking outside the box and adhering to non-conformity, as I discovered how...

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