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Community Sports Development

South Africa is a huge sport playing nation. Whether at the local level or international, South Africa’s love of sport and competitive nature is world class. Despite this, many children lack the resources necessary to have the chance to play an organized, umpired game. Physical Education is not part of the school curriculum and after

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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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Bethel Academy

This project is dedicated to building new bathrooms, as well as updating the aesthetics of the Bethel Academy school by painting walls and roof – providing much needed renovations for the 190 learners at the school. Project located in Limuru, Kenya Project focused on Education & Enrichment

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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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“While you’re busy helping to change their lives, they’ll change yours”

Claudy Luft, volunteered in the Girl Impact and Gender Empowerment Project for 12 weeks in Livingstone, Zambia and 12 weeks in Moshi, Tanzania. Much more can and needs to be done to reach the goal of gender equality in the hole world. I believe every little bit helps and it starts with education, that is

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Sasekile Gardens, Greater Kruger

Help us develop skills for unemployed youth community members through garden development and kickstart income generation. Project located in Mpumalanga, South Africa Project focused on Empowering Communities

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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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