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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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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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