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My first week in Cape Town

Written by Taylor Jones The week leading up to my arrival in Cape Town was filled with anxiety. The normal stresses of travel such as what to pack and last minute plannings were present but most of the anxiety came from the unknown of the work I was about to begin. All the previous times

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Saving the Environment, EcoBrick by EcoBrick

Today we celebrate World Environment Day with a focus on our Ecobrick projects in Livingstone, Zambia. An EcoBrick is a plastic bottle stuffed solid with non-biological waste to create a reusable building block. All that is needed to make an EcoBrick is a plastic bottle or container of some sort (including paper / laminate milk cartons) and a stick

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INTERNSHIP SPECIAL OFFER

Get £200* off your NGO Internship with The Happy Africa Foundation If you arrive by 30 June 2017 Join us in either Livingstone (Zambia), Kruger (South Africa), St Lucia (South Africa) or Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)! Contact charnell@africanimpact.com or go to our Internship page for further details *Set conversion on Euro and USD will apply

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Cafe Roux Event

Cafe Roux Event Tickets Wednesday 3 May 2017 | 6:30 pm | Cafe Roux, Noordhoek Number of Tickets Needed*1 Ticket: R120.00 = £7.502 Tickets: R240.00 = £15.003 Tickets: R360.00 = £22.504 Tickets: R480.00 = £30.005 Tickets: R600.00 = £37.50Name* First Last Email* Phone* Sign up to our newsletter Billing Address* Street Address Address Line 2
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Meet the Faces of the Foundation – Lisa

Lisa is one of our current Happy Africa Foundation Interns, hailing from Malta. Lisa spent two months in Rural Zululand, St Lucia before coming to Cape Town in January this year.  Before I started my internship in South Africa, I had no idea what to expect or what my role was going to be. I was

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Meet the Faces: Katarina

“My name is Katarina Balthazar, I am 60 years of age and first born in a family of three, one sister and a brother. I was born in northwest of Tanzania at the shores of Lake Victoria in a district known as Musoma, it is one of the reasons why I like fish as my

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Meet the Faces – Nomonde

“My name is Nomonde. I stay in Khayelitsha in the community of Harare. I’m running an Early Child Development (ECD) project since 2010 and after school program, Sonwabile Educare. This program was my dream when I was working in one of the NGOs in Cape Town. I was working with women, and from that experience

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Spread the Love this Month

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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