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Maasai Mara Big Cat Wildlife Research

Monitoring Big Cats in the Mara provides us with data to understand how to improve the livelihoods of the animals and people surrounding the Conservancy. Project located in Mara Naboisho Conservancy, Kenya Project focused on Conservation

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Chimps: Protecting the Escape Artists

Improving the living accommodation for the four special ‘Escape Artist’ chimpanzees to ensure their lives are more enriched with access to a more natural environment. Project located in Chingola, Northern Zambia Project focused on Conservation

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Best Summer

Written by Shu, our Moshi intern for 3 months  I worked for the Happy Africa Foundation and its partner African Impact in Moshi, Tanzania, and it was the best summer I’ve ever had. It was not only such fun and enjoyable experience, but also a great opportunity to learn about development and NGO management. During

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Life as an intern

Written by our Happy Africa Zanzibar Intern Sarah  Hey everyone, I’ve officially been interning in Zanzibar for about 6 weeks now and still love it! The communities of Jambiani and Kizimkazi are incredibly welcoming and open, and continue to give me so much more than I could have imagined. My first four weeks were spent

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Book, Books and more books!

One of the United Nations Global Goals for sustainable development is to provide a Quality Education. In Zululand we do this in a number of ways, with the main one being Reading Club.  Every week we have up to 100 children who come straight after school to have grammar lessons and to read to our volunteers.

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Shiners Nursery School Says Thank you!

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Women’s Day High Tea Fundraiser for Girl Impact

In aid of our Girl Impact Initiatives  Wednesday 9th August 2pm – 4pm Casa Labia, Muizenberg Featuring local artist Jennifer Eaves   Book your tickets here with your credit/debit card or directly into our bank account via EFT: Bank: Standard Bank Bank address: 77 Main Road, Fish Hoek, 7975 Bank account: The Happy Africa Foundation

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Meet Khanyisile

Khanyisile is 37 years old and suffers from Motor-Neurone Disease and hyper-tension. Her disease is far advanced and she is now wheelchair bound and relies on her youngest son to care for her. She is unable to eat, drink or move without assistance. Her son does what he can but he doesn’t live at home

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Leopard Research Project – Kruger

Focused research on leopards through data collection assists with conservation solutions that protect species and individuals, and contributes to the health of the entire ecosystem. Project located in Mpumalanga, South Africa Project focused on Conservation

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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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