Meet the non-profit organization EMG, a team of people in South Africa doing everything within their power to tackle the injustices around access to natural resources.
For each of the stopovers of The Ocean Race 2022-23, 11th Hour Racing Team is supporting a local grassroots organization to drive positive change and take action for ocean health as part of their legacy grantee program.
“How can you expect anyone to prioritize the environment when they live hand-to-mouth and struggle to put food on the table for their children?”
The above sentence and the title of this article came from a woman called Mandy Moussouris, Director (a title she hates), of an organization called Environmental Monitoring Group (EMG). EMG fundamentally believes that a strong civil society is necessary for any social, political or economic change.
In a place like South Africa, which was recently reported by the World Bank as being the …