Initiatives

PACE in Nyaminyami District schools, Zimbabwe.

The School Inspector for Nyaminyami District, Mr Jason Dzveta, invited our Zimbabwe partners to talk about PACE at his head teachers meeting in Karoi on July 5th. Nyaminyami (also called Kariba) District, is one of the most rural and isolated in Zimbabwe.  It is in Mashonaland West Province in the north of Zimbabwe, includes part of Lake Kariba, a border with Zambia and the Matusadona National Park. We were thrilled that fifty-three of the district’s fifty-nine primary and secondary school heads [...]

By |2019-06-21T17:24:01+01:00July 18th, 2018|Initiatives, School, Zimbabwe|0 Comments

Reduce, reuse, recycle – Mokolodi and Botswana leading the way.

Waste management is a key part of the Conservation and Sustainability Education delivered day in and day out by the education team at Mokolodi Nature Reserve. The Mokolodi Education Centre receives an average of 10,000 young learners every year. Highlighting the importance of managing plastic and other waste sustainably is one of their priorities - waste management is critical for the reserve, the communities of Botswana it serves as well as the global environment. Plastic, glass and tins left in the [...]

By |2019-06-21T17:08:56+01:00May 17th, 2018|Botswana, Conservation, Education, Initiatives|0 Comments

Getting resources to users.

Nearly two tonnes of the 2017 edition of our PACE pack were shared with partners across Africa last month.   Copies of the PACE films, action sheets, posters, educator guide and the reader ‘Africa our Home’ (produced with funding from TUSK), were received in Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Nigeria and Ghana. Huge thanks to DHL for fantastic logistical support. Sixteen different consignments were delivered, to some seriously remote destinations with the same efficiency as to urban addresses. [...]

By |2019-06-04T17:05:12+01:00April 16th, 2018|Education, Initiatives|0 Comments

Mokolodi Education Centre – engaging the next generation, in Botswana.

Mokolodi Nature Reserve is 15 km from Gaborone - thirty square kilometres of beautiful Botswana countryside that provides a home to free living giraffe, rhino, kudu, bushbuck, water buck, zebra, warthog, leopard, crocodile, baboon and many more species as well as hyena and cheetah in spacious enclosures, and various rescued birds, primates and reptiles in sanctuary space. Education is ‘at the core’ of Mokolodi. The land was donated into a non-profit Trust in 1994 ‘for the children of Botswana - a [...]

By |2019-06-21T17:03:38+01:00January 15th, 2018|Activities, Botswana, Conservation, Education, Initiatives|0 Comments