BLOGS

Celebrating Biodiversity in the Urban Jungle

Celebrating Biodiversity in the Urban Jungle

International Day for Biological Diversity 2023The International Day for Biological Diversity (Biodiversity) is celebrated on 22 May each year to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. The theme for 2023 is “From Agreement to Action: Build Back...

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CCFA celebrates World Rewilding Day 2023

CCFA celebrates World Rewilding Day 2023

rewild /ˌriːˈwʌɪld/ [restore (an area of land) to its natural uncultivated state (used especially with reference to the reintroduction of species of wild animal that have been driven out or exterminated).]In recent years, conservationists have been turning to the...

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CCFA celebrating Children’s Day 2020

CCFA celebrating Children’s Day 2020

The Declaration of the Rights of the Child, by the UN General Assembly, was announced on November 20, 1959 which is why Children’s Day in celebrated annually on this day. It is to honour the children of the world – our hope for the future and leaders of tomorrow.
This Children’s Day we’d like to salute all children but particularly the conservation warriors who are helping us build a better future

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World Youth Skills Day 2020

World Youth Skills Day 2020

Youth and the Responsibility of 21st Century ‘Elders’Parents across the world are in angst over the disruption in education programmes during the COVID 19 pandemic. While a number of online resources are available to the more privileged scholars who have access to...

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World Environment Day 2020

World Environment Day 2020

Healing The Environment in 2020World Environment Day calls upon us as inhabitants of Earth, our life sustaining environment, to become more aware of how we interact with and depend on the environment. With this dependence in mind, we might consider the ways in which...

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Endangered Species Day 2020

Endangered Species Day 2020

Honouring Africa’s Endangered Species   All CCFA projects support the conservation of wild animals, either through species specific programs or through habitat support. This year we’ve chosen to highlight and celebrate the success of conservation efforts for the...

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Earth Day 2020

Earth Day 2020

We’re just three and a half months into 2020 and already we know this is a year that humanity will never forget. The threat of a worldwide pandemic raps at the doors to our housebound hearts, one that is not characterised by a living organism, but rather a virus which...

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International Day of Forests 2020

International Day of Forests 2020

The recent wildfires in Australia have highlighted the need to protect forests and animal habitats. Are these fires a warning sign from Gaia? The moisture rich nature of forests usually protects them from fires, to an extent. However, the drought at the time of the...

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PRESS

Honeybee Heroes makes a sweet deal

Honeybee Heroes makes a sweet deal

A STANFORD honeybee sanctuary will soon benefit from an initiative that will encourage guests at a hotel group to adopt a hive.Honeybee Heroes, founded by Chris Oosthuizen in 2020, has teamed up with the the Community Conservation Fund Africa (CCFA) in an effort to...

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Mandela Day comes early for battling Livingstone Hospital

Mandela Day comes early for battling Livingstone Hospital

Mandela Day comes early for battling Livingstone HospitalMandela Day came early for Livingstone Hospital staff when they received 500 masks from a “buy one, donate one” mask project run by the Community Conservation Fund Africa. Community Conservation Fund Africa...

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Food hampers for tourism employees in Zambezi

Food hampers for tourism employees in Zambezi

Food hampers for tourism employees in ZambeziThe Community Conservation Fund Africa (CCFA) and Accor’s ALL Heartist Fund have assisted 225 of the Mantis Collection’s team members and their families working in the Zambezi region, by providing food hampers to them. The...

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Mask-making project will benefit Bay health workers

Mask-making project will benefit Bay health workers

Mask-making project will benefit Bay health workersPort Elizabeth non-profit company Community Conservation Funds Africa (CCFA) has launched a programme geared at making face masks more fun and accessible during the Covid-19 pandemic. With the tourism industry...

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Kylemore seamstresses pivot from mascots to masks

Kylemore seamstresses pivot from mascots to masks

Kylemore seamstresses pivot from mascots to masksTourism has been devastated by Covid-19, and it is not just the obviously affected lodges, guides, tour operators and safari companies that are impacted, but also many communities whose income has suddenly come to a...

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Plectrum Musiek features Wilderness

Plectrum Musiek features Wilderness

Trots Suid-Afrikaanse Bottomless Coffee Band nou amptelik CCFA-ambassadeurs“In hierdie chaotiese tyd van ‘n wêreldwye pandemie, raak ons nog meer bewus van die sinergie tussen planeet en mens; dat ons na ons omgewing moet omsien sodat ons omgewing na ons kan omsien” –...

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Vaaltyn discovers his path in the wilderness

Vaaltyn discovers his path in the wilderness

Vaaltyn discovers his path in the wildernessClick below link to read feature Lumanyano Anthony Vaaltyn recently qualified as a field guide through the Wilderness Foundation Africa Siyazenzela training course which has changed his life

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Texx and The City – Music News

Texx and The City – Music News

SA’S OWN BOTTOMLESS COFFEE BAND BECOME AMBASSADORS FOR COMMUNITY CONSERVATION FUND AFRICAA bit of levity during tough times appears to us in the form of South African, foot-stomping rhythm-makers, Bottomless Coffee Band being picked as Community Conservation Fund...

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EVENTS

CCFA first international fundraiser held in January

CCFA first international fundraiser held in January

CCFA first international fundraiser held in LondonHosted at the enchanting Royal Geographical Society in London on January 29th, the first CCFA fundraiser offered a welcome start to 2020. Guest speaker Michael Charton, who has presented his talk over 300 times, was...

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CCFA First Fundraiser 2019

CCFA First Fundraiser 2019

CCFA First Fundraiser 2019Musicians, Acoustic Element, set the mood for the evening with live music as guests were ushered into the venue to enjoy welcome drinks. CCFA Chairman and co-founder, Adrian Gardiner, opened the event with an informative warm welcome to...

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VIDEOS

Spar Big 5 Buys supports the CCFA
Introduction
Makupe Back-A-Ranger
Accor Middle East and Africa Support CCFA
CCFA Supports Conservation Through Public Health Finalist – Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka
Siyazenzela Graduate, Simamkele Majali, expressing his gratidude for his enrollemnt in the guiding course at Uluvane in 2020

CCFA and Zambezi Queen proudly supporting the local netball team in Impalila Conservancy

 

 

Local soccer team at Impalila Conservancy Community wearing new sports gear donated by CCFA and Zambezi Queen

Seasons Greetings from CCFA

Stream or download WILDERNESS by BOTTOMLESS COFFEE BAND or simply watch the video to form part of the solution and to play your part in conservation

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