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Conservation in Mbuluzi – Team Tukio 21st July '18

We pitched our tents again, and spent the afternoon exploring the reserve, and discovered the rapids and sat by the riverbank reading our books and catching up on our diary-writing. The cooking facilities at Mbuluzi made Hlane seem a lot more appealing, as all we had was a small portable gas stove and a fire…read more…

Building an Old Age Home – Team Ndlovu 21st July '18

A week later, an isolated square of building foundations outside of a rural village in the Lowveld of the Kingdom of eSwatini has almost become a small 2-bedroom bungalow ready for inhabiting. Our tightly knit group of 17-year old girls have enjoyed (very nearly) every moment of our construction project; building the second old people’s…read more…

The Start of an Expedition in Swaziland. 20th July '18

We’re Team Tukio, a group of 18 girls and 3 staff from Oxfordshire, currently on our expedition to Swaziland. We set off on Sunday 8th July and arrived at our first location on Monday night. We stayed for 2 nights in a hostel in Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary where we did a walking safari led by…read more…

STA welcomes UK volunteer tourists – Stories by Nomthandazo Nkambule 20th July '18

Here is the article that was in the Swazi Observer yesterday. Four groups of students from two United Kingdom high schools are in the country on a month-long voluntary mission, courtesy of renowned holiday planner Sense Africa. STA welcomes UK volunteer tourists Welcoming one of the groups last week Thursday at Sondzela Camp, at Mlilwane,…read more…

A Day at Mbita and Mlindzini 14th July '18

This morning we were all woken very early by the horribly fierce wind so we were all pretty tired, but a good day soon cheered us up. Today was the last day at the building project. However, half of the group went to the Mlindzini primary school. This school was full of happy kids filled…read more…

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