Local community turns dumping site into beautiful garden and playground (Photos)

Local community turns dumping site into beautiful garden and playground (Photos)

An illegal dumping site had been turned into a beautiful garden and playground by a local community in Cape Town, South Africa. Pictures of the transformation were shared on social media. Many were impressed by the hard work from the volunteers.

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Ryan Fortune shared pictures on Facebook:

"An urban regeneration project in Salt River, Cape Town, that could not have been achieved without community engagement, collaboration and involvement."
Local community turns dumping site into garden and playground

Source: Facebook/Permaculture in the south
Source: Facebook

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The incredible transformation was praised by social media users. Facebook user Dolores Coullie said:

"Wonderful job... well done guys. May you go from strength to strength."

Michele Schubert said:

"Excellent, good job, wishing you all every success."

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Myriam DS said:

"WONDERFUL! If only we could do the same here in Luanda..."

Nick Boyce said:

"Great work, well done brother."

Arthur Heywood said:

"Beats anything said in the Parliament."

Adinda Booysen said:

"Amazing! Wishing you much success with this and many more of these initiatives."

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Vivienne de Villiers said:

"How absolutely fantastic!!!"

In other news, popular Ghanaian Actress Yvonne Okoro together with her sisters Elizabeth Okoro and Roseline Okoro has paid an amount of GHC26,810.45 to clear medical bills for some 13 needy mothers at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) in Accra.

A news report by Pulse.com.gh indicates that some of the mothers spent more than two months at the maternity ward of the hospital while others spent two weeks. The greatest debtor was reportedly owing the hospital close to GHC 8000.

The profound gesture by the popular Ghanaian actress is part of her year-in-year-out charity works to give back to society.

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