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Nominated By Beyond Expectation Environmental Project

All 2020 Children’s Peace Prize Nominees

Athenkosi is the junior director of the Beyond Expectation Environmental Project and leader of an incubation program which targets 10 different primary schools across Cape Town. He leads a team of 50 other young leaders, beneficiaries of the incubation program. The program exposes socially troubled children to nature and mountains peace and reflection. BEEP has exposed over 27 560 children to Table Mountain and educated them on environmental rights. Now, Athenkosi and his team also run daily interactive workshops in 10 different schools that focus on the importance of understanding children rights and on building the character of the participating children by helping them to boost their self-esteem.