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A Few of our Favourite Things

A Few of our Favourite Things

I asked every intern and volunteer what their favourite moment has been so far whilst being on Karongwe and this is what they said (for some the choosing of an absolute favourite moment was impossible): Emilie – Flippy (the largest bull elephant on Karongwe) walking...
Rhino Challenge Week

Rhino Challenge Week

Rhino Challenge Week Day 1- Life’s Dirty in the Bush We started the week with a day without showers. Currently, the rhinos have a limited water supply as there’s been a drought here for the last two years and a lot of the dams and waterholes have dried up completely....
The Veranda

The Veranda

The Veranda Upon arriving for my 3 month internship, one of the main concerns I had was how to engage with a group of 20+ people whom I had never met and had all been here on base a month prior to my arrival. The one thing that helped me through this greatly was the...
Babies of Africa

Babies of Africa

Ok, so if you know me, you’ll know I have the biggest weakness when it comes to babies….seriously though, who doesn’t? There is nothing more infectious than the smile of a toddler playing in a crèche trying on your sunglasses or a mother lion giving her cub a...
A “bad” day for teaching

A “bad” day for teaching

Here at Karongwe it’s not all about the animals; every Wednesday we go into the local school in The Oaks to teach the grade 7’s (12 – 13 years old) about the environment and wildlife. This Wednesday however, we were not the only combi to arrive at 8:30. There was a...