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Zimbabwe Diary- Mwana Trust
Zimbabwe Diary- Mwana Trust
Whilst volunteering in Zimbabwe, I stayed with the most amazing host family, The Mangongo Family- The Mango’s as we lovingly call them. Papa Mango and Mama Mango are two inspiring humans who work in a small NGO called Mwana Trust. The charity supports disadvantaged and orphaned children by paying their school fees so they can continue receiving access to education despite their circumstances. Their work goes beyond education in supporting and empowering child-headed families with livelihood programmes such as: gardening and poultry. In a country where poverty is rife, it is often the most vulnerable that get affected the worst. Without ... Read the Post
Nepal Diary- Rhododendron Hills
Nepal Diary- Rhododendron Hills
I remember when we were just children and even just as we started primary school, we would be taught how to say and spell 'rhododendron' in English and 'laligurans' in Nepalese as it was the name of our national flower. Having had seen only pictures of a single flower in text books until that day, to have such a visual feast of hills and forests blanketed with the pink blush of rhododendron as far as the eye could see, was definitely a key part of my Nepal trip. No picture of it ever compared to what I saw with my eyes and the way it moved me. Location: Annapurna Circuit Trek (to Ghorepani). Read the Post
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