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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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The Power of One

The Power of One

I often get asked why I am involved with Friends of Hwange Trust? Why spend so much time fundraising and why specifically Hwange? The answer is quite simple. Someone has to do it and why not me? I’ve always had a passion for the bush and wish I could spend more time in it… In 2005, after a severe drought, we heard that Hwange National Park was suffering due to lack of water, and my wife and I decided to…

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NGWESHLA CAMP – HWANGE NATIONAL PARK

NGWESHLA CAMP – HWANGE NATIONAL PARK

  For the last 10years Friends of Hwange Trust has worked tirelessly in the Park, mainly focusing on water projects but also assisting in other areas including maintenance, firebreaks, animal rescue and deployment of anti-poaching units. For some time we have requested authority to build a small basic bush camp at Ngweshla Pan as this is certainly one of the most popular areas in the Park and boasts some of the best game viewing the Park has to offer. There…

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Hwange National Park – Art supporting wildlife conservation

Hwange National Park – Art supporting wildlife conservation

Thank you to all the people and organizations that have supported Hwange National Park over the years. It is very saddening when we loose some of our animals, for whatever reason, but we have to move forward and focus our efforts on maintaining the animals we still have and supporting the Park as a whole so it is there for not only our children, and their children, but also for future generations of animals. Our wildlife deserves and has the…

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