Category: Community Projects

Mandela Day Celebrations at Thornybush

Mandela Day

Every year, South Africa (Thornybush included) celebrates the birth of the man who ushered our country into a new age back in 1994. Nelson Mandela (born July 18th, 1918) may have left us in 2013 but his legacy lives on. We still look to his example to navigate the inevitable obstacles that come with modern […]

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Inzalo Community Projects and World Food Day 2019

Inzalo Community Projects

October 16th is World Food Day, where people from around the globe will be uniting to raise awareness around food scarcity and how climate change affects food production and distribution. Through this awareness and the discussions which arise, the Food and Agriculture Organisation for the United Nations (FAO), hopes that goals to build a Zero […]

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Thornybush and the Thousand Herbs and Vegetable Garden

thousand herbs and vegetable garden

While dining at Thornybush Lodges, you might wonder where we get our hands on such wonderfully fresh herbs and vegetables out in middle of the bush? The answer is simple – we grow them where our people grow. Most of our staff members come from the rural villages in our immediate surrounding areas. As part […]

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Mandela Day 2018 at Thornybush

On July 18th, to commemorate Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday – the Inzalo Community Projects put a project into motion which focuses on educating a local Scout Troop, about growing their own food, as well as building a sustainable income in a community affected by poverty. We had over 200 volunteers come and lend a hand […]

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Lending a Helping Hand – Sierra Nevada College

Every year, Thornybush welcomes volunteer students from Sierra Nevada College (SNC) near Lake Tahoe, Nevada with great enthusiasm. These hard-working young people have been visiting Thornybush Private Game Lodge for the past six years as part of their Service Learning Program. Each year, the team leader works with the lodge staff to identify worthwhile projects […]

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Keeping our Community Gardens at their Best

Inzalo Community Projects’ Gardens are integral to adding that extra something to our guest’s South African safaris. Thanks to these projects we can provide fresh, locally grown produce to most of our lodges every week. How do we get this produce to taste and look so great? Here’s one of the ways… Under Cover Tactics […]

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Hananani School’s Sports Courts

The multi-use sports courts at Hananani Primary, one of the schools that the Inzalo Community Projects supports, have had a brand new face-lift thanks to a very generous donation by just one individual! How the courts first started First installed in 2013 thanks to the National Lottery, the aim was to introduce new sports to […]

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Meet Keysman Nkuna – Entrepreneur Extraordinaire at Inzalo Community Project

We’d like to introduce you to Keysman Nkuna! Keysman is a 28-year-old go-getter from Dixie village. His dream was to become an entrepreneur and work for himself, in which field though, he was not sure. He had never pictured himself in farming but he jumped at the opportunity to assist us with the Hananani School […]

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Meet Candice Grover – Community Project Manager

Candice Grover has been working as Project Manager for our community upliftment team at Simbambili since the beginning of 2018. Find out more about this dynamic member of our team and what makes her tick. Travels Born in South Africa, Candice relocated to the UK with her family at an early age. She spent her […]

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Building a Better Future at Hananani Primary School

Recently The Hananani Primary School, one of our community projects, got a major overhaul! Thanks to Andersen Construction (a building company from the USA), the school welcomed two new shipping container classrooms! Plus all the existing classrooms were given a face-lift including new coats of paint, refurbished gutters, additional water-tanks to harvest more rainwater, lights […]

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