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Sleepover Weekend - April 2019

Sleepover Weekend - April 2019

Things have been so busy that I haven’t gotten to sharing the latest sleep over news with all of you. Two very patient boys from the Fikelela Child and Youth Care Centre in Khayelitsha near Cape Town were very excited to finally be coming on their sleep over with us. Things had been a bit topsy-turvy with my dad passing away and so they weren’t quite sure when it was their turn until

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Turning the Tide on Plastic Pollution

Turning the Tide on Plastic Pollution

Not many of us devote enough time to reducing our plastic footprint, perhaps because most of us aren't aware of the impact our discarded plastics have on the environment, and in particular, the ocean. As humans, we use over 300 million tons of new plastic every year, half of which we use only once. Eight million tons of this plastic waste ends up in the ocean.

For 2018, estimates show that

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FEB
Cape Town Water Crisis

Cape Town Water Crisis

UPDATE as of December 1st 2018:

The City of Cape Town will lower water restrictions from Level 5 to Level 3 from the 1st

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SEP
Purposeful Travel with Kathy Thomas

Purposeful Travel with Kathy Thomas

Today we are very happy to present a beautifully written guest blog from one of our recent volunteers, Kathy Thomas from the USA.

August 27, 2015

I've been going to

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AUG
Blood Lions - Bred for the Bullet

Blood Lions - Bred for the Bullet

The opportunity to cuddle lion cubs and feed them has an understandable appeal, and the promise of this experience attracts thousands of volunteers to South Africa every year. Many more tourists and celebrities are drawn by opportunities to take a selfie with a lion cub, or to pose on a 'walk with lions', with social media feeds being littered with the results.

If this kind of animal interaction

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