GroundWork is a non-profit, environmental justice NGO working in Southern Africa. Their vision is to see communities affected by industrial pollution better able to defend and promote their environmental rights at local, national and international level.
GroundWork seeks to improve the quality of life of vulnerable people in South Africa, and increasingly in Southern Africa, through assisting civil society to have a greater impact on environmental governance. groundWork places particular emphasis on assisting vulnerable and previously disadvantaged people who are most affected by environmental injustices. Their six project areas for the next four years are:
1. Air Quality
2. Health care waste and incineration
3. Industrial landfill waste
5. Community Campaign Fund
6. Corporate Accountability - WSSD