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15 February 2013Dutch Postcode Lottery gives charities a record €291 million

More than 90 good causes graced the Dutch Postcode Lottery's annual Goed Geld Gala at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam on 13 February 2013. The Netherlands' largest charity lottery announced that it wou

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11 February 2013Anglo American's grant towards SA College for Tourism is changing lives

A multi-year grant of R1.05 million towards the SA College for Tourism (SACT) from Anglo American's corporate social investment arm, the Chairman's Fund, is helping to uplift people in rural areas acr

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29 January 2013Covane Community Lodge opens under the management of the Barra Resorts group

With a capacity to accommodate 34 people, the Covane Community Lodge reopened its doors in October 2012, after extensive renovations that allows it to provide services of international standards.

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18 January 2013First Matchia chillies harvested

Members of the Matchia community have harvested their first chillies, to the delight of all involved.

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1 January 2013SA College for Tourism Tracker Academy successes

Every year 90 young women and 16 young men – all unemployed and from impoverished rural backgrounds – are sponsored for a year-long training course at the SA College for Tourism in hospitality ser

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27 December 2012Turtle monitoring season

The 2012 turtle monitoring season in Mozambique started on 1 October and will continue until April 2013. Throughout the season, Reserve management and turtle monitors undertake vehicle and foot patrol

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24 December 2012Milibangalala the turtle finds a new home in the Dennegeur crèche

More than 30 children between ages of three and six walked into the room and saw a 2-metre long leatherback turtle lying on the floor. They shouted “Skilpad!, turtle or tortoise in Afrikaans and cou

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18 December 2012Macquarie Munich Team use their feet to raise funds for Peace Parks Foundation

On 14 October 2012, an enthusiastic group of runners from the *Macquarie Group in Munich, Germany raised awareness of, and funding for Peace Parks Foundation.

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10 December 20122012 Wildlife College graduates challenged to find solutions

With the graduation of its 2012 certificate course students, the Southern African Wildlife College this year celebrated 15 years of developing protected area management expertise across the southern A

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4 December 2012Southern African Wildlife College 15-year Review

The 2011 Annual Review of the Southern African Wildlife College, marking its 15 years in existence, is attached.

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