Category Archives: CEASE Initiative

“CEASE” Initiative founded on 10 Jan 2017, by Laresa Perlman

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The aim of the CEASE Initiative, is to collaborate with people, businesses & organizations, to create empathy & awareness, by exposing real life situations, heroes, issues & relevant topics, allowing the viewer to gain a greater insight, understanding & perspective of the world around us. All CEASE projects are done for free. All proceeds from selling prints goes towards funding CEASE projects. Please purchase a print to support and give back to CEASE projects

Current projects:

“16 days of Activism” for no violence against woman & children.

Laresa Perlman Photography & “CEASE” sponsoring Corporate social investments (CSI) in association with Change Agents South Africa. We have identified 16 families, one for each day. These families either live in poverty, are addicted to alcohol or drugs, of have suffered some form of verbal, physical or financial abuse. The project will run from May to Mid Dec 2017. We hope to help these families improve their individual situations. The stories & progress will be published over time

Water pollution & the relationship to water in the Inkanini and Kayamandi informal settlements in Stellenbosch.

Laresa Perlman Photography & “CEASE” collaborating with Dr Charon Buchner Marais. Former researcher at Stellenbosch University and founder of the Stellenbosch River Collaborative. Working with key role players in Stellenbosch.



CEASE WATER POLLUTION CWP6 – a series of images showing the state of pollution in some of our rivers, as well as the relationship we have with water Laresa Perlman Photography and the “CEASE” Initiative […]

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The Jakes Gerwel Entrepreneurial School in Bonnievale, Western Cape, South Africa – A “CEASE” INITIATIVE CJG5

There are so many good people, doing amazing things in this world. Here is a perfect example of a community making a difference: “CEASE” Initiative (CEASE, Creating Empathy, Awareness & Solutions thru Exposure) is proud […]

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Faces of the Klein Karoo

Faces of the Klein Karoo Only in South Africa do you find such amazing faces, full of life and character. They are unique, special warm people. They always have a smile on their faces and […]

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Cry our beloved country – A “CEASE” INITIATIVE CC4 Protests in Somerset West 7 April 2017

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Fire Destruction A “CEASE’ Initiative CFD3- Koo Valley, Western Cape, South Africa

We have had a season of fire we shall never forget, thousands of hectars of land destroyed by fire. Fire fighters worked to exhaustion. Our community of Montagu & Robertson came together in such community […]

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Fire leaves destruction, burnt land, & dead animals in its wake. Its hard to imagine the scene days & weeks after a fire has been put out. But for many many months after a fire, […]

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Fire on the Langeberg, Western Cape, South Africa – a “CEASE” Initiative “CEASE FIRE CF1 & CFV1”

On Monday 9 Jan 2017, a fire started on the Langeberg Mountains on the Ashton side. It flared up again last night. Thank you, Olin, Kiewietz for taking me up to where the fire was. […]

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