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Colorado Collects Hiking Gear For The Women Porters of Mt Kiliamanjaro

africaintherockies Africa in The Rockies would like to thank everyone , especially our friend Patty, who dreamed of outfitting 12 African women head-to-toe in appropriate outdoor gear to climb a mountain. When Patty climbed Kilimanjaro several years ago, she spoke with her porter about the lack of women working in the adventure tourism industry. Patty decided …

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The Reality of Being Disabled in Africa – And How You Can Help

Having a disability is hard anywhere in the world. But it is especially hard in Africa. Human Rights Watch examines what happens to people with disabilities when conflict intensifies in the Central African Republic. “Fewer than 5% of adults living with disabilities across Africa are able to read or write. People living with disabilities deserve, …

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2018 Denver Film Festival, 5 African Films

For details https://denverfilmfestival.denverfilm.org INTO THE OKAVANGO / dir. Neil Gelinas / USA/Angola/Botswana/Namibia/South Africa This gorgeous National Geographic documentary follows a scientific expedition in search of the source of Botswana’s Okavango Delta. During the four-month journey, the team encounters marauding hippos, peat bogs, minefields, and devastating bushfires that threaten the Delta’s survival. NUMBER 37 / dir. Nosipho …

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How Green is Your Safari?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] How Green is Your Safari? You go on vacation to get away from it all – to stop thinking and relax. It can be daunting for every decision to have so much meaning, but it’s worth considering your holiday choices. Are you making ‘green’ choices? Does your vacation dollar make …

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