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  • Cape Town

    Arrival in Cape Town – We’ve Made It

    Posted by Claire Gillman on May 4, 2014

    On the eve of our arrival in Cape Town, we stayed at an amazing farm near Hopefield in the Western Cape. Kersefontein farm is built in the Cape Dutch style and dates from 1770 – Julian Melck the current custodian of this wonderful group of buildings and working farm is the 8th generation of Melck Read more…

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  • Trainees at the Masaka Resource Centre

    Visiting those working with the Blind in Rwanda

    Posted by Claire Gillman on March 16, 2014

      Through our contact, Bernard Bagweneza who is the country coordinator for MyRight, an umbrella organisation for people with disabilities in Rwanda, we were introduced to two great representatives of organisations helping blind people and who are working with Vision 2020. Firstly, we met Donatilla Kanimba who is the Executive Director of the Rwandan Union Read more…

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  • Silverback

    Trekking to the Mountain Gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda

    Posted by Claire Gillman on March 11, 2014

      At about 8am, Jones, the Ugandan Wildlife ranger gave us the briefing, and then we set off (us and a Dutch couple and their 22-year-old daughter). We descended about 1,000 metres down vertiginous slopes that we’re treacherous under foot. After crossing a small river (getting very wet feet), we started up the other side Read more…

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