Category Archives: Africa

Imparting eco-values in young minds ~ Seychelles

By Dian Hasan | September 20, 2009 Departing from the adage “teach them young and they shall remember”, one Singapore-based organization – Eco Field Trips (EFT) – brings school kids closer top nature for a most rewarding “out-of-classroom” learning experience. … Continue reading

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Imparting eco-values in young minds ~ Cape Town, South Africa

By Dian Hasan | September 20, 2009 Departing from the adage “teach them young and they shall remember”, one Singapore-based organization – Eco Field Trips (EFT) – brings school kids closer top nature for a most rewarding “out-of-classroom” learning experience. … Continue reading

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How to responsibly enjoy endangered animals

By Dian Hasan | September 10, 2009 This piece appeared in Tree Hugger, and I found it fascinating, as there are unique ways of enjoying or experiencing animals in the wild (in their natural habitat) that cause no harm. Us … Continue reading

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Bamboo Bike for a higher cause ~ philanthropy project for Africa

Innovation, sustainable material, alternative low-cost transportation, and philanthropy apparently can be in the same sentence. The Bamboo Bike Project is given the challenge to design a bicycle made of Bamboo (yes, you heard it correctly!) for use as transportation solution … Continue reading

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Philanthropic Travel in Tanzania ~ Kids of Kilimanjaro

Kids of Kilimanjaro has partnered with Exquisite Safaris Philanthropic Travel to provide privately guided philanthropic learning experiences in Tanzania. Kids of Kilimanjaro shares Exquisite Safaris commitment to combine transparent, accountable and high impact philanthropy inspiring, educating and empowering traveler donors … Continue reading

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The African Orphan Crisis and The Cradle Project

Poverty, AIDS, war and famine have brought about a worldwide tragedy: the African orphan crisis. According to the United Nations, there are over 48 million orphans in sub-Saharan Africa alone. UNICEF states that 12 million of these orphans have lost … Continue reading

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Philanthropy Tourism and the plight of African Orphans

A brief look into Philantrophic Travel in Africa, and how this type of travel that is growing in popularity – in tandem with Volunteer Travel (increasingly known as VolunTourism) and Responsible Travel– is being accommodated. Allowing for Travelers not only … Continue reading

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