Turning Degraded Open Space into a Community Asset – The Soweto Mountain of Hope Greening Case

  • Soul ShavaEmail author
  • Mandla Mentoor


Environmental and community educator Soul Shava and community greening activist Mandla Mentoor recount the story of South Africa’s Soweto Mountain of Hope—a community garden that arose from the ashes of apartheid violence in Johannesburg’s largest township.


SOMOHO Soweto Tshiawelo kopje Gauteng Earth Summit 2002 

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Science & Technology EducationUniversity of South AfricaPretoriaSouth Africa
  2. 2.Soweto Mountain of Hope (SOMOHO)SowetoSouth Africa

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