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2 December 2015 What to pack for your volunteer experience Some people plan their packing for weeks before their big volunteer adventure; others favour the last-minute, throw-it-all-into-a-bag-and-see-what-sticks approach. We know that packing can be a hassle...
21 August 2015 Why do I have to pay to volunteer? This is a question we get asked a lot, with varying degrees of incredulity. Paying to “volunteer” seems like a strange concept - why should I pay to help someone? Surely it should be enoug...
20 July 2015 The Matusadona Wildlife Survey - project update Nigel Kuhn, Project Manager of the Matusadona Wildlife Survey has kept a journal throughout the preparation and planning of this event. Extracts from his diary can be read below (most recent at the to...
17 July 2015 Volunteers get involved in rhino de-horning On our Hands-on Rhino Conservation Programme this July, lucky volunteers were privileged to witness the dehorning of five rhinos in Zimbabwe. The project have dehorned their rhinos every tw...
15 July 2015 The first ever Matusadona Wildlife Survey - volunteers needed! The Matusadona National Park is a stunning wilderness areas in the North of Zimbabwe, on the shores of Lake Kariba - the natural boundary which forms part of the long water border between Zimbabwe and...
8 July 2015 Volunteering with my family By James Gardiner Teaching Big 5 Wildlife Conservation March 2015 We chose this programme because it allowed us to bring our four children aged 8-12, enabling us to volunteer as a family. ...
16 June 2015 Responsible Volunteering - 8 Ways to Choose an Ethical Volunteer Programme In the 1970s and 80s volunteer opportunities were limited to humanitarian aid projects run by churches and NGOs, and international government aid projects such as Peach Corps. Today, there are an over...
8 April 2015 Why you SHOULD travel to Zimbabwe Often in the news for the wrong reasons, Zimbabwe was once, in the not-too-distant past, Southern Africa s premier wildlife-viewing destination. With an abundance of game, spectacular national reserve...
11 March 2015 Brand new project! Anti-Poaching & Wildlife Management We are delighted to announce the launch of a brand new volunteer programme in Zimbabwe! Based on the shores of Lake Kariba in northern Zimbabwe, you will join river and land anti-poaching teams as you...
30 November 2014 Brand new baby rhino born at our Rhino & Elephant Conservation Programme in Zimbabwe Its a girl! Brand new baby black rhino for Imire We are delighted, proud and enormously grateful to be able to announce the birth of a new baby black rhino at Imire. A perfect, healthy female calf...

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