About Us

About Environmental and Rural Solutions

Successfully linking the sustainable development of rural communities and their resource base with the positive aspects of what the 21st century demands and has to offer.

Environmental & Rural Solutions (ERS) offers environmental and tourism planning services in the northern part of the Eastern Cape, Southern KZN and Lesotho. The partners have been involved in the area’s development for over eighteen years. ERS is a small but dynamic organization, managed and owned by two women, providing hands-on planning and implementation of projects for a range of clients, including engineers, local authorities, NGOs,

village-based groups, private concerns, academic institutions and Government.The focus of the support is on providing customized guidance that respects local, natural and cultural environments while providing a professional service and realistic recommendations.

ERS has worked extensively with local government and communities in integrated development planning and in preparation of sector specific environmental and tourism plans derived from regional and spatial plans.

ERS is VAT registered, and certified as a level 4 BEE compliant supplier. The company has basic GIS capacity, 4WD vehicles, excellent local knowledge and language, and a clear grasp of the environmental legislation, placing it soundly as an efficient and effective sustainable development roleplayer in the sub-region. ERS is the co-secretariat for the local Umzimvubu Catchment Partnership Programme which has an MoU between 32 members.

ERS is VAT registered, and certified as a level 4 BEE compliant supplier. The company has basic GIS capacity, 4WD vehicles, excellent local knowledge and language, and a clear grasp of the environmental legislation, placing it soundly as an efficient and effective sustainable development roleplayer in the sub-region. ERS is the co-secretariat for the local Umzimvubu Catchment Partnership Programme which has an MoU between 32 members.

Meet The Team

Sissie Matela

Director

Nicky McLeod

Manager

Bridget Munyantore

Environmental Projects Coordinator

Tsoanelo Shata

Projects Coordinator

Mahabe Sentle Mojela

Engineering Projects Coordinator

Yonela Sipeka

Environmental Supervisor

Zuko Fekisi

Environmental Field Supervisor

Zizipho Mnika

HR Intern

Lereko Tibane

Company Administrator

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