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Kids over the moon with new storybooks in Tshivenda

Kids over the moon with new storybooks in Tshivenda

Tshedza and Zwigodini preschools’ kids were the first to receive their box of Book Dash storybooks. For many of them it is the first time they hear, see and have access to a storybook, let alone one in their very own Tshivenda language! We have divided the first hundred Book dash books, funded by Skoon, into five boxes or […]

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Brand new, bright coloured Dambale Preschool

Brand new, bright coloured Dambale Preschool

We are so happy to announce that the Dambale Preschool is finished, colourfully painted and ready to be equipped for the village’s little children! By February this year the Baobab Foundation has received enough donations from generous supporters all around the globe to start building. Chief Nedambale then immediately appointed Mr Nelson Kwinda, a local […]

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One hundred colourful stories for rural kids

One hundred colourful stories for rural kids

One hundred colourful, new children’s books have just landed on the desk of the Baobab Foundation. These books are for our pre-schools in Venda and is published by Book Dash.  https://bookdash.org Book Dash is a South African initiative that believes every child should own one hundred books by the age of five. They gather creative professionals […]

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Baby giants reaching for the sky

Baby giants reaching for the sky

The Baobab Guardians’ trees were measured in April 2021 and many of the trees grew over one meter of lush green shoots in just six months. It is the result of this season’s excellent summer rains on these, normally arid parts of the bushveld between the Soutpansberg mountain range and the Limpopo river in the […]

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Rescuing Mapungubwe ‘s Baobabs from elephant damage

Rescuing Mapungubwe ‘s Baobabs from elephant damage

Baobabs and elephants have been living in the same habitat for centuries. However, as the habitat for elephants shrink due to changing land use, they get boxed into fences with herds ever increasing on smaller and smaller patches of land. Baobabs and other trees are then being browsed more intensely, with the result that many […]

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Our Baby Baobabs are Growing Up!

Our Baby Baobabs are Growing Up!

Our Baobab Guardians have been doing a wonderful job this year taking care of their baobab tree seedlings and growing them up…

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Baobab Guardians Celebrate Baobab Success!

Baobab Guardians Celebrate Baobab Success!

This November, 18 Baobab Guardians from 3 different Venda villages received certificates of achievement to celebrate the successful growing of 19 baobab trees to a height of 3 metres.

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Mandela Day: Food Donation from Ridgeway Prep School to Mukovha wa Bale Creche

Mandela Day: Food Donation from Ridgeway Prep School to Mukovha wa Bale Creche

Dr Sarah Venter delivers food donated by Ridgeway Prep School to Mukovha wa Bale Creche

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Dambale Creche Fence Completed

Dambale Creche Fence Completed

The fence around the Dambale Preschool was completed this month A big thank you for the generous donation from Protec Botanica

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Zimbabwean Entrepreneur To Create Global Market For Baobab

Zimbabwean Entrepreneur To Create Global Market For Baobab

Gus Le Breton, a zimbabwean entrepreneur is the owner of B’Ayoba and wants to create a global market for baobab oil and baobab powder….

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