Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment

 
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment has made updates to their project page.
    • 9 months ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment posted a progress report
    Daktari Outreach Program conclusion
    By - Sophie Birkett - Head of Operations
    Dear Supporter, This project was started in 2012 to assist Daktari Outreach with the activities of various wildlife clubs among disadvantaged youth in Limpopo Province, South Africa. Donations to this project have been used to fund fuel, stationary and other resources used in the meetings, discussions and activities of the...
    • 9 months ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment posted a progress report
    Kutullo's Journey
    By - Sophie Birkett - Head of Operations, Charitable Trust
    Dear Supporter, Following our last report, we wanted to bring you a testimonial from Kutullo himself on his experiences with GVI: My journey started a long time ago, when I was still in primary school. GVI used to visit our school every week and teach us about the natural world and the animals around us. It was then that I...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment has received 4 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment posted a progress report
    Education & Training for Kutullo
    By - Sophie Birkett - Head of Operations, Charitable Trust
    Dear Supporter, This is Kutullo. Kutullo is a South African national who was selected to be a national scholar on the GVI Karongwe expedition for the last quarter of 2013. He had previously been a Daktari student and thereafter an active Daktari Eco-clubs and Outreach member. Kutullo has a huge passion for conservation and...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment posted a progress report
    Mmakadi Creche Community Outreach
    By - Sophie Birkett - Head of Operations, Charitable Trust
    Dear Supporter, This month we did something a little different! Whilst we focus on environmental education in the communities, we also try to spend time helping our community in other ways. In the local village, The Oaks, close to GVI Karongwe hub, there is a little crèche with the name of Mmakadi. The founder and...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment posted a progress report
    Back to School
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust manager
    Dear Supporter, We thought through this report, we would share some ways in which we deliver environmental education to the children we work with through an example class held this month, written by one of our volunteer interns. Firstly, we used flashcards with pictures of various animals, asking them to identify them;...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment posted a progress report
    Local school children enjoy a day on Karongwe
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust manager
    Dear supporter, I hope this report finds you well. In this report, I wanted to share with you how recent donations have allowed local children to spend a day on safari! Twelve local students from the Diputhi School came to experience a real-life safari! Most of the children, aged between 6-8, had never seen wild animals on...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment has received 36 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment posted a progress report
    Why does environmental education matter?
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust manager
    Limpopo Province is rich in natural resources and cultural heritage, yet it is known to be the poorest and least educated area of South Africa, with an associated very high level of wildlife poaching. A lack of environmental education at all levels is a key cause of this. The Daktari Eco-Club, which includes activities such...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment posted a progress report
    The Message is Spreading!
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust manager
    The Daktari Eco-Clubs in going from strength to strength. The funds raised are helping the team facilitate more school visits and empowerment opportunities for the most promising eco-club students. With an average attendance of 55 students at each eco-club visit, the program is becoming more popular with the students....
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment posted a progress report
    Conservation at the Daktari eco-club
    By - Sophie Birkett - Charitable Trust team
    The Daktari eco-club is going strong with students continuing to learn about the value of wildlife conservation. Top performers have been able to experience animals in their natural habitat which is a huge incentive and reward. The clubs seem to becoming more popular as turnouts to meetings increase. Rhino poaching, as a...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment posted a progress report
    Daktari Outreach Program Update
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    The outreach team continues to have weekly presence at Ramatau and Maahlamele High Schools with the help of a recent vehicle rental agreement, paid for by donations. In recent news, the Ramatau Eco Club kids have started their very own dance troupe as part of their fundraising drive. Check out a video of their performances...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment has received 10 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment posted a progress report
    Dakarti Delivery Drive
    By - Alice Hawkes - Charitable Trust Team
    Who would push a Toyota Hilux 11 km up hills in the blistering sun? We would, of course, for charity that is! On May 30th , the Daktari Delivery Derby finally took place - And it turned out to be a great success with lots of fun along the way. Dressed in outrageous and silly gear, we began our odyssey at 6:45 a.m. and made...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment posted a progress report
    Eco Boys Club
    By - Aoife Bulman - Charitable Trust Team
    The Ramatau Eco Club has about 30 members, and the Maahlamele Eco Club has around 50 members. We meet weekly after school to discuss different subjects; we already talked about all of the big 5 animals. The children wrote about the most magical moment in their lives, here is a magical moment that I personally really liked...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment posted a progress report
    Amazing Support for the GVI Charitable Trust
    By - Alice Burrow - GVI Charitable Trust
    We would like to share the most recent trustee report from the GVI Charitable Trust. This report covers the six month period from July to December 2011. This has been by far the most successful period. In six months we have raised nearly as much as we did the whole previous year. This increase in funding has brought a...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment posted a progress report
    Clean up in the community
    By - Ross Deans - GVI Charitable Trust Manager
    In addition to learning about and caring for wildlife in their environment this project aims to get the children to look after their own environments as well. As such a day was organised to get the children to clean their own village. Armed with bin bags and gloves children and volunteers set to work cleaning 3kms of street...
    • 4 years ago
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    • 4 years ago
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  • Help 125 SA kids to care for their environment has received 1 donation
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