n the inner-city of Johannesburg, The GreenHouse Project is turning one urban park into a seedbed for sustainable communities. The program takes a holistic approach to the city's challenges, integrating green building and design, efficient and renewable energy, recycling, organic farming and nutrition.
Dorah Lebelo is the Executive Director of the GreenHouse Project, an environmental NGO that is establishing a center to demonstrate sustainable living and development in the northwest corner of Joubert Park, Johannesburg. She has worked for several organizations, fighting for environmental justice for her people. In July 2007, Dorah began co-hosting Citizens United for Renewable Energy and Sustainability (CURES)-Southern Africa, an international network focusing on renewable energy and climate change issues.