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The Happy Africa Foundation is dedicated to seeing sustainable change and impact in the communities we work in throughout Eastern and Southern Africa. Without your help and commitment this wouldn't be possible. Giving smaller monthly donations truly goes a long way to seeing lives change. Why should I give Monthly? Its convenient – monthly payments
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New Resources for Greater Kruger Reading Club

In the Greater Kruger area learners are required to have a decent level and understanding of English. Sadly this is currently not the case, and very often learners graduate from primary school with an inadequate understanding of English. Through regular reading club sessions, we can provide learners with the opportunity to read English books with

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Kicking off with Sports Development in Cape Town

Two weeks ago, the Happy Africa Foundation, in partnership with Sporting Chance and African Impact Cape Town, kicked off our annual street sports tournaments again! Only this year, we added soccer to the mix offering the children two sports to participate in. On the 21st of October, local children dressed in white Happy Africa t-shirts

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Classroom to Classroom – Creating Global Citizens

The Happy Africa Foundation is so excited to kick off our new partnership project: Classroom to Classroom. Schools around the world are pairing up with classrooms at Zambezi Sawmills School in Livingstone, Zambia through a PenPal relationship with Three Trails Elementary School in Kansas City, Missouri. The students in Missouri have received their PenPals, completed

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GAPA Goes on the Red Buses!

  The morning of October 5 marked the commencement of the second extracurricular enrichment trip with Grandmothers Against Poverty and Aids  (GAPA) of the year. Since 2014, the Happy Africa Foundation has worked alongside the grannies at GAPA to provide children who attend their after school program with educational and enriching field trips. These fun

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Buyelekhaya Relief Program

Buyelekhaya Relief Program – The Girl Impact, Cape Town Written by Jessica O’Connell, African Impact Volunteer Coordinator The Girl Impact is a new initiative for The Happy Africa Foundation, and our efforts are flourishing in Cape Town! We are thrilled to be working in a new partnership called Buyelekhaya Community Development. Buyelekhaya is an organization

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Meet our New Family in St Lucia

Written by St Lucia intern, Abby Murphy In St Lucia, in July, we secured a new family for our Family Empowerment project. Family empowerment consists of identifying vulnerable families within the community we work with, assessing and creating long and short term goals to structure weekly visits. The Khumalo family were identified by volunteers on

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What’s Been Going on in Zanzibar?

Written by Zanzibar intern, Lauren Lennon Education and Empowerment (June) As the end of Ramadan is approaching we are busy getting ready for a new year of Conservation Club in Kizimkazi. Conservation Club is an activity-based lesson for teenagers aged 13-16. We bring the excited students out of class and into their amazing environment where

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Tour d’Afrique Bike Donation

Within Livingstone and Kazangula Districts, Zambia, there are very few secondary (Grade 8+) schools. Which means many pupils, have very long distances to walk to school. The head teachers of these schools have told us that the distances that children have to walk are causing a huge problem with performance and attendance. Many pupils only

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Conservation Club Update

Written by Zanzibar intern, Lauren Lennon If you come to Kizimkazi Secondary School every Thursday after school has finished at 2.30pm, you might expect to find empty grounds. You would be mistaken! Instead you will find a troop of teenagers from all over Kizimkazi, waiting excitedly for our weekly Conservation Club. Since its launch just

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