We had four amazing teams volunteering in South Africa from the southern hemisphere in 2018-2019 working on various conservation and construction projects.
A special thank you to Damaris, Jacob, Frankie, Andrew, Jillian and Zine who have been a fantastic team to lead our volunteers in the 2018 – 2019 season.
Here are some of the highlights.
- Worked on several construction projects to build housing for villagers as well as helping to prop up existing houses.
- Worked on a sustainable garden project for the village.
- Built garbage disposal facilities.
Emdonini Cheetah Project
- Provided maintenance for the cat enclosures including removing invasive plant species.
- Did fire control for the pits.
- Built a shelter for Keeza the serval so that she can have some privacy.
- Collected the crocodile eggs to bring them to the incubator!
- Kept clearing the Six Enclosure Project (6EP)
- Modified the access of the pools at the 6EP
- Finished digging the drainage system at the 6EP
- Constructed a new enclosure for juvenile crocodiles
Mama Doris and the Village School
- The volunteers helped the children with basic maths, English and science
- Helped to build lesson plans.
- Had an amazing feast for the Christmas volunteering group and provided some fun gifts for the children.
You can read about our efforts in more detail here.