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.
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
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
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.
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
The “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
In 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
The 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
The 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
Mambanje Solar Borehole
Mambanje 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
Minimising carnivore and human conflict on the outskirts of Hwange National Park… learn more.
Heroes Day Soccer Tournament
The 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
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.