The Ju’/hoansi have been making sandals and craft items for thousands of years for personal use, exchange and social reasons. This focus on decentralised production is more connected to their hunting and gathering lifestyle and will support their economic well being.
The Barefoot Academy is an Educational, training and research headquarters that is providing training, conservation awareness, work creation and enhancing livelihoods for people and communities within the Nyae Nyae Conservancy.
On the 1st of April 2017 the trio of a Norwegian and two San embarked on a journey of self discovery across Namibia. Their East-West journey nearly traces a straight 1,200 km line from the little-known Khaudum National Park, near the Botswana border, to the beach of Mowe Bay, on Skeleton Coast. To survive, they will need to rely on mother nature and each other.
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