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It’s Rambo!

What a great day!! The volunteers had a lot of exciting activities! The main one being visiting Rambo! It is one of the most interactive experiences with the animals during the project week. Rambo is an African bull elephant and loves when the volunteers come to visit him! After learning more about his background, the…



Tracking Animals!

And we are back! We had quite a few amazing things happen today. We started nice and early to learn more about the camera “traps”. We even got to go to two spots within the park to collect the data from them! These allow the game park to see some of the animals that can…



Cheetahs, Giraffes, Oh My!

Hello lovelies, Well, we had an adventure packed day here in South Africa! First just want to mention a quick note about the blogs. WiFi is quite limited here, so the blogs may be uploaded at different times each day depending on that, but they will be coming! We had a nice and early start,…



New Friend and New Food

Heyo!! Wow, what a cracker of a day! We had a bright and early start (goggles packed, fins on) ready to tackle some shark diving! Unfortunately the weather had other plans, so we were unable to get on the boat. Rest assured, we have plenty of other great activities ahead of us! It was a…



Surprise! Early Volunteers, Early Blog

Hello hello! We have a bit of a sneak attack blog post today! Technically the project starts tomorrow, but we had a good amount of volunteers arrive early, and were so excited to touch ground here in South Africa. The main reason some volunteers arrived early is because it is the only way you get…



Welcome to South Africa!

Hey everybody! My name is Matthew and I’ll be the team leader for South Africa this season. I am so excited to get started with this seasons project! . We are going to have so many good times and make such a difference! I am a fun loving Canadian straight from the prairies of Saskatchewan–brownie…



That is a wrap!

Hey guys! Bek the volunteer here checking in on our last night in St Lucia. Our day started off on a bit of a wet note but it didn’t dampen our determination to finish the main building of the crèche. Thanks to a massive effort from everyone involved we were able to get it done!…



Courtney is cool

Hey guys, Volunteer Courtney here reporting from Africa with today’s blog. Where to start?! We’ve officially nearly finished the creche that we’ve been working on and it’s getting so exciting! With 2 walls completed and the other 2 half done; everyone is getting sooo determined to finish this! We did run into a little trouble…



Brick by brick by brick

Hey everyone Here is an update on our work on the creche! We have been working hard to get the main building (classroom and bathroom) built by the end of the week! Dancing whilst mixing cement, getting pumped and moving forward! We can do it! After dinner we went on a night drive around st…



Fun times!

Hey guys and gals! Today was our day off so we decided to take a walk around st Lucia to see the beach, markets and other fun stuff! We then went to a traditional Zulu village to learn more about the culture, try on the attire and get our dance moves on 😉 After a…



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