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Rhino Conservation: The Emotional Relocation Of Kushinga

Blog | 3rd Oct 2019

A rhino conservation exercise at Nakavango was an extremely emotional experience for volunteer Samirika Castelle. Watch the video, and read her story below: It was going to be another frosty morning for the Nakavango conservation programme volunteers in the Victoria Falls Private Game Reserve. This morning was going to be special. I would witness an …
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A day in the life

A Day in the Life: The Nakavango Conservation Programme

Blog | 27th Jun 2019

Volunteer Scott Dicken gives us his unique perspectives on our programme: Nakavango mornings Waking up at an ungodly 5.30am has become our daily ritual to allow time for me (and more importantly, my wife) to down two cups of instant coffee before heading out. By 6.30am pickaxes, shovels and hoes are hastily collected from the …
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News from Nakavango

News | 13th Jul 2018

2018 is turning out to be another successful year for Nakavango Conservation Programme, with the help of our eager volunteers. Their efforts are focused on conservation and community work, making a difference both on and off the reserve. But it’s not all work and no play – unforgettable moments with new, like-minded friends and thrilling wildlife …
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Masuwe Primary School embraces Nakavango!

Blog | 10th Mar 2015

Courtesy of Molly Brown… Nakavango’s community project aim for 2015 is to make a more significant impact in conservation education and this is achieved through our visits to the local primary schools. We are delighted to now be assisting Masuwe Primary School (MPS), after having achieved our objectives at Jabulani Primary School. Jabulani Primary School …
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The Rhino Situation – seeking out the “positives”…

Blog | 20th Sep 2013

People are naturally very quick to focus on tragic and negative news, however, there is so much positive action taking place, especially for rhinos. It is vital to focus on and share the positivity, for without feeding positivity and faith into the future of our rhinos, a positive result is not possible. I decided to …
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Clueless in Africa (a delightful post from the mouths of two of our volunteers!)

Blog | 29th Jul 2013

CLUELESS IN AFRICA – JULY 2013 BY FLORA HAMILTON & SUZY HOUGHTON After spending two weeks at the Nakavango Conservation Centre in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, we have created a list of ten things we found essential to our survival!… At least one full khaki outfit including a cap and a pair of Courtney boots (you’ll …
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Visit to Jabulani Primary and Secondary school with Children in the Wilderness

Blog | 28th Feb 2013

Opposite the Victoria Falls airport lies a track which seems of little consequence. There is no signage and looks like it could lead into the middle of nowhere, in face there is little to suggest that what lies beyond the scant foliage is a small school, run by a woman who is in the same …
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