Teacher turns ‘warrior’

2017-11-07 06:00
PHOTO: Kalisha NaickerDaniel Madhachi left his job as a teacher and joined the Eco Warriors team.

PHOTO: Kalisha NaickerDaniel Madhachi left his job as a teacher and joined the Eco Warriors team.

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WITH a love for preserving the environment and conserving the animals for the future generation, Daniel Madhachi has left his job as a teacher and joined the Eco Warriors team.

For the Harare-born conservationist, during his years as a teacher, he became interested in environmental issues such as nature and conservation.

“I started my new passion in 2011 where I worked as a volunteer. I then joined Eco Warriors International [EWI] in 2014 and have won many awards.

“EWI is a South African initiative committed to supporting existing conservation efforts with funding, while simultaneously creating innovative ‘out-of-the-box’ projects to not just stem the flow of poaching, but reverse the flow toward a sustained and thriving natural ecosystem - the way it was intended.

“EWI strives to reverse environmental degradation through ecological restoration and maintenance programmes. It aims to regain natural habitat composition, structure and function and thereby enhance ecosystem services,” he said.

Madhachi said EWI had changed his life as he now knows that the diversity of life on Earth is by protecting the lands and waters.

“I have travelled several countries with EWI. We provide environmental education which is important for pupils to become engaged in real world issues.

“They can see the relevance of their classroom studies to the complex environmental issues confronting our planet and they can acquire the skills they’ll need to be creative problem-solvers and powerful advocates.”

He said that environmental education also benefits pupils, schools, and the world.

He encouraged pupils to study nature and conservation.

“Communities should also join together to raise awareness about nature and conservation among themselves in order to preserve resources for future generations to come.

“Everyone can make a contribution towards the ecological system,” he added.

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