VISION
 
To be a leading model in the development and promotion of environmentally sustainable living practices which enhance the health, social welfare and economic viability of local communities.
 
MISSION
 
Thrive’s mission is to promote environmental sustainability through five pillars or goals:
 
  • growing food,
  • minimising waste
  • protecting biodiversity
  • reducing water pollution and wastage
  • conserving energy
APPROACH
 
Thrive achieves it’s Mission and Vision through a two-tiered approach:
 
  • Sustainable Schools Program
  • Sustainable Communities Program
 
Thrive achieves this through:
 
  • A system of volunteer mentors
  • Interactive teaching methods in schools
  • Building the skills of local residents,
  • Recruiting residents as agents of change
  • Building models that are easy to replicate
  • Exploring best practices
  • Creating meaningful community connections through collaborative projects
  • Sourcing funding from various sources, including government
 
IMPACT
 
  • A community living in harmony with nature and its resources
  • A community with a sense of purpose and empowerment
  • Job creation, projects and entrepreneurial businesses
  • Stimulation of local economy through business creation and an attractive living environment
 
VALUES
 
  • Compassion for those in need
  • Integrity in operations and relationships
  • Inclusivity in all projects
  • Abundance of nature and its resources
  • Responsibility to the community and funding sources
  • Interdependence in people and nature
 
SERVICES
 
Thrive offers the following services. These are income generating activities for our organization and part of our sustainability plan:
 
  • Eco Tours of Waste, Water, Energy, Local Food and Biodiversity projects
  • Advisory consultative services
  • Presentations and talks
  • Urban farming workshops
 
DOCUMENTATION
 

 

About Us
Background & History
Vision & Mission
Our Team
Partners & Support
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