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Month: September 2015

Generous Gesture

Generous Gesture

We are always grateful for donations large and small that caring people all over the world are kind enough to send to us. Without these contributions, we cannot do our conservation work, and many animals in Hwange National Park would die. Last week Hazel Rushton, an ex-Zimbabwean now living in the UK, contacted us. Her partner, Leigh recently celebrated his 50th birthday.  Hazel and Leigh set up a website and suggested family and friends donate cash in lieu of gifts…

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Please Help the Animals

Please Help the Animals

Gary Cantle is our man on the ground in Hwange, and he is responsible for the hands on work Friends of Hwange Trust does in the park. Gary is absolutely passionate about his work, and has a special place in his heart for elephants. He spends long hours driving to remote locations in extreme heat to maintain the engines that pump water, and supply the diesel needed to run them. He incessantly has to deal with one crisis pan after…

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