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The Foundation’s programmes are the most established in the areas in and around Hwange National Park. By contributing to the local communities through Education, Income-Generation and Conservation programmes and events, we can start to see our vision for sustainable tourism starting to come to life.

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The Programmes

 

Mambanje Community Satellite High School

Mambanje is one of the most remote and underdeveloped communities in the Hwange Region of Zimbabwe, the Mambanje Community has identified education as a critical need for their development. We have partnered with them to develop facilities for high school education in the area. Read more here.

High School Scholarships

Form 4

The Foundation supports 27 top-performing students from impoverished communities with full scholarships for High School at a cost of US$600 per term or US$1800 for a year… learn more.

 

Sponsor a Teacher

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Rural Schools in Africa and Zimbabwe are often understaffed, but through fundraising, the Foundation is able to put extra teachers to work for as little as $300 a month… learn more.

 

Internships

Simbai&Noma

In partnership with ‘Precious Life Foundation’ to give young ladies experience in the hospitality industry and to set them up to become independent with future job prospects. learn more.

 

Hwange H2o Campaign

thumbThe “H2O Hwange” Campaign supports the ongoing efforts to ensure adequate water sources are available for drought-stricken wildlife in Hwange National Park… learn more.

Drinking to ‘Greener’ Camps

African-Bush-Camsp-Bottle-113x330In addition to utilising solar heating and lighting systems at all African Bush Camps, the Foundation is making efforts to minimise the use of plastic bottles in favour of reusable stainless steel water bottles… learn more.

Hwange Main Camp Primary School

photoWe contribute to the school’s development in many ways. We also teach Life Skills and help run a Tuck Shop (a small convenience shop) which generates income for the school and local residents.

Vukani Group

DSC_9215The Vukani Group is a group of 16 people who started an Income-Generation Project in 2010, including an organic vegetable garden and a beading and jewellery-making project… learn more.

Thandanani Sewing Project

P1010420The Thandanani Sewing Project is a group of ten women that came together in 2009 to form a new business venture with just three sewing machines owned between them…. learn more.

Mambanje Primary School

IMG_1795We contribute to the school’s development in many ways. We also teach Life Skills and help run a Tuck Shop (a small convenience shop) which generates income for the school and local residents.

Mambanje Solar Borehole

DSC_0125Mambanje is an impoverished rural community that relies on a diesel-driven borehole for water. Funding issues make it difficult to keep the borehole running, but solar power offers a sustainable alternative… learn more.

Mambanje Lion Guardian and Mobile Bomas

13087573_1040128092721861_5609695661532544334_nMinimising carnivore and human conflict on the outskirts of Hwange National Park… learn more.

 EVENTS

Heroes Day Soccer Tournament

P1000349The Annual Heroes Soccer Tournament brings together various communities from the surrounding areas of Dete in Hwange National Park to support their preferred teams and enjoy the day out in celebration of sportsmanship and talent… learn more.

Dete 10-km Fun Run

Jane Bubear Fun Run(1)Held in Dete Village in Hwange, Zimbabwe, the event sees surrounding communities take part in the race, together with a team of volunteers raising sponsorship both locally and internationally… learn more.