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Brigitte Bardot Fondation

We would like to say a huge thank you to the Brigitte Bardot Fondation for their latest donation! This will contribute to the food and card for all our animals! Thanks to this donation we can choose the best for our animals, and feed them with a specific diet when necessary. Pop-Corn, our little dassie, has…

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Melvin’s Promises

  During their week at DAKTARI, the children receive many lessons, through games, in their classroom, in nature, with animals, with volunteers… Our goal is to have a positive impact on every child, through our teaching program as well as all the moments of life shared at DAKTARI… Today we wanted to share with you…

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food parcels deliveredCampaign Stories

500 food parcels delivered!

DAKTARI keeps supporting the communities during these difficult times by distributing food parcels. So far, we have distributed 500 parcels, or 42,000 meals to 9 different villages. Let us take you through the whole process so you can have an idea of how we do it! How did we choose the families? We work with…

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Animal Stories

We said goodbye to our cheetah Martin

It is with a broken heart that we have to let you all know that our beloved cheetah Martin passed away peacefully on February 17th. Martin had not been feeling great in the past few days. He is old, around 20 years old, so we were monitoring very closely any sign of potential sickness. On…

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Check out our new dorms!

Before coming to volunteer for a year, our marketing manager Silke set up a fundraiser for our organization. She raised almost R27.000 and decided to use that money to renovate the dorms for the children attending our environmental education program. The dorms were in need of a new lick of paint and some renovations and…

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Catherine HauwNews

How DAKTARI influenced Catherine Hauw’s life

Catherine was only 18 years old and had just finished high school when she came to volunteer at DAKTARI for 3 weeks in summer. She had always dreamt about South Africa and DAKTARI was the perfect mix between teaching kids and taking care of wild animals. This was 10 years ago and yet Catherine still…

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The pool teamNews

Doing some maintenance around the camp

July was a busy month here at DAKTARI. With a big group of volunteers we couldn’t possibly let everyone teach the whole day. But luckily there was still a lot to be done around the camp! We split our volunteers into two groups. These two groups switched daily between teaching and maintenance. That way everyone…

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Inside Oaks ProjectNews

The Inside Oaks Project

Saturday March 9th was a big day for Eva Diesel and her brother Steven. The duo came all the way from Corsica a few months ago for their Inside Oaks Project.  The Inside Oaks Project is a part of street artist JR’s big Inside Out Project. For this instalment of the global art project 72 portraits…

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