Vision & Mission


To be a leading model in the development and promotion of environmentally sustainable living practices which enhance the health, social welfare and economic viability of local communities.


Thrive’s mission is to promote environmental sustainability through five pillars or goals:

  • growing food,
  • minimising waste
  • protecting biodiversity
  • reducing water pollution and wastage
  • conserving energy



Thrive achieves it’s Mission and Vision through a two-tiered approach:

  • Sustainable Schools Program
  • Sustainable Communities Program


Thrive achieves this through:

  • A system of volunteer mentors
  • Interactive teaching methods in schools
  • Building the skills of local residents,
  • Recruiting residents as agents of change
  • Building models that are easy to replicate
  • Exploring best practices
  • Creating meaningful community connections through collaborative projects
  • Sourcing funding from various sources, including government



  • A community living in harmony with nature and its resources
  • A community with a sense of purpose and empowerment
  • Job creation, projects and entrepreneurial businesses
  • Stimulation of local economy through business creation and an attractive living environment



  • Compassion for those in need
  • Integrity in operations and relationships
  • Inclusivity in all projects
  • Abundance of nature and its resources
  • Responsibility to the community and funding sources
  • Interdependence in people and nature



Thrive offers the following services. These are income generating activities for our organization and part of our sustainability plan:

  • Eco Tours of Waste, Water, Energy, Local Food and Biodiversity projects
  • Advisory consultative services
  • Presentations and talks
  • Urban farming workshops