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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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Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Intern Volunteer Donate Background The Issue How We Can Help The Impact The Community The Progress Gender equality in Tanzania is relatively advanced, compared to it’s neighbouring countries. However, while there is a higher number of women in school, work and even in politics, women are still hugely under-served in rural communities and face many
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Victoria Falls, Zambia

Intern Volunteer Donate Background The Issue How We Can Help The Impact The Community The Progress In Zambia, life for a young girl is hard. With over 60% of the population living below the poverty line, it’s no surprise that school dropout usually begins around the age of 13. Teenage pregnancy, menstruation, duties around the
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Cape Town, South Africa

Intern Volunteer Donate Background The Issue How We Can Help The Impact The Community The Progress In post-Apartheid South Africa, girls are in real need of support. Particularly in Cape Town, issues surrounding access to and staying in education, restricted access to healthcare, high abuse rates and a patriarchal system where men hold primary authority
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Fundraising Volunteers, Zambia

Written by Zambia Intern Morgan Domijan Margaux, Hélène and Laura Before arriving in Livingstone, Zambia, Margaux, Hélène and Laura from Belgium held multiple fundraisers to support The Happy Africa Foundation and African Impact. They stepped out of the box and fundraised through unique projects. But how? The three hosted their 18th birthday party where all

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