Obviously a wondrously effective organisation. Small, but exquisite in every detail”
Bill Oddie, OBE – Birdwatcher, natural history presenter and High Five Club Patron
In recognition of the dedication and commitment of teachers at the ABATO School in Mpigi District in providing a quality education for the vulnerable children at this school, we have over the summer supported ABATO to construct 5 teacher’s houses within the grounds of the school. Each house has a bedroom and a living space, with cooking taking place in an outside communal kitchen area.
For more details read here.
It is with great excitement that we bring you the news of the expansion of our school feeding programme into our long-term partner school Mara Riante in Kenya’s Masai Mara. This simple intervention is making successful in-roads into tackling one of the root causes of both poverty and poaching – lack of access to education.
As a result of this Breakfast Club enrollment numbers have increased with more Maasai parents putting their children into school. Attendance levels have also soared with children able to participate in lessons rather than search for the day’s food.
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Last year we joined hands together to contribute towards enabling 10 rural children from Zambia’s Luangwa Valley to take part in an exchange visit to Australia.
This lively, creative film clip beautifully captures the essence of their educational trip to Australia. It shows the students having fun and with boundless energy, engaging with experts in different fields of conservation, learning about scientific methods, displaying a wonder in and fascination for Australian wildlife, landscapes and the ocean, and having a genuine passion for global conservation.
This Conservation Exchange programme with Pulteney Grammar School in Adelaide shows just how valuable international links can be and how they can transform not only the lives of the students who engage in them but those of everyone else who takes part.
For these students, who have settled back incredibly well into routine life and school studies in Zambia, the real journey has only just begun…………