MEET THE EXEC
PROJECTS SEMESTER TWO
GIVE TO GROW ŌTEPOTI
Give to Grow is a baby organisation focused on providing the necessary tools to grow food for those that may not necessarily have access to clean living or gardening tools. It acts as a collective for gardeners who no longer use certain tools to pass them on to those in need.
TASTE NATURE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE
The Social Enterprise vision is to create a sustainable, ethical and local economic system for all that supports the health and well-being of individuals, engages our community, cares for our planet, further our education and learning and is in harmony with nature. Their Goal is to empower change – change can only happen through education and learning. To assist them in obtaining their goals to deliver awareness and education they have created the three pillars of social change: education, health and climate change.
HAPPY YOU THEATRE TRUST
Happy You Theatre Trust (the Trust) is a baby organization that focuses on providing ex-prison inmates with the tools to aid them in creating a better and more fulfilling life, through the medium of drama and forum theatre. For those unacquainted, forum theatre encourages audience interaction and explores different options for dealing with adversity. The parallels drawn between the acting in forum theatre and the real-life situation of the inmates is very real.
TE HOU ORA WHANAU SERVICES
Te Hou Ora Whānau Services (THO) is a Kaupapa Māori service provider that has walked alongside ngā hapori o Ōtepoti since 1976. As a well-established organisation THO provide support across a range of services designed to meet the needs of tamariki, rangatahi, and whanau. THO seeks to empower such to reverse cycles of hardship and create positive opportunities for themselves within the context of other cultural identity through the application of reo me
ngā tikanga Māori.
THE WELLNESS GYM
The Wellness Gym was established in 2009 by Lynnette Jones as an exercise programme for breast cancer survivors at the University of Otago, inspired by supporting her close friend Chrissie Mahoney, who battled advanced breast cancer but unfortunately passed away in December 2009. The programme's success and collaboration with the Oncology Department, Dunedin Hospital, were significant. Now, seeking funds to establish the programme in a community-based setting since it is no longer available at the University.
Second Helpings is a student lead initiative that is still in its early stages. The organisation's goal is to reduce food waste and provide food to students who are struggling to afford it. Second Helpings is dedicated to ending food waste and hunger in our community. The organisation's mission is to provide food to students in need and to reduce food waste in the community. They want everyone to feel welcome at their table and believe that access to healthy, substantial food is a basic human right. Through the organisation's work, they aim to create a more sustainable and equitable food system for all.
Applications are now closed for Ignite Consultants Semester Two 2023!
Thank you to those who applied! We will be recruiting again in semester one 2024. Please keep an eye out or following our social media for more details.
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