Sunday, 18 October 2015 00:00

September letter from lizzy

Lizzy Litshani, Senior Educator at The Lapalala Wilderness School

Hosting new schools (that come to us for the first time) always makes me a little nervous because it is important to break the ice with the teachers and learners in order for them to trust us. We teach environmental issues that are relevant to them but may be very new to them at the same time, and so this first stage is very important. My fear turned into

Sunday, 18 October 2015 00:00

August letter from lizzy

Lizzy Litshani, Senior Educator at The Lapalala Wilderness School

Going out into the communities is very motivating because the minute you get into the schools the learners get very excited and always looking forward to show forth their action project they have implemented after getting lessons at Lapalala wilderness school.  It was also heart breaking for me to see how much learners are in need of the books.  As I didn’t have enough books for everyone I made a Nature quiz where the

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 00:00

July letter from lizzy

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  Lizzy Litshani, Senior Educator at 
    The Lapalala Wilderness School

           

           We had fantastic time in July as we hosted six schools and three of them have never visited the wilderness school before. One of the schools came from Britain and as most of them were in Africa for the first time,we drove them around  the Waterberg for them to see the beauty of our  mountainous region as well as the reserve, showing them our wild life.

Sunday, 28 June 2015 00:00

May letter from Lizzy

Lizzy Litshani, Senior Educator at The Lapalala Wilderness School

The month of May was very interesting as we were celebrating the international day of biodiversity, it meant a lot to us as Lapalala wilderness school as our mission statement state that we help our children and young adults to discover the value of the biodiversity of our natural world and our place within it, so we hosted a lot of our community schools where the main focus was

Sunday, 28 June 2015 00:00

April letter from Lizzy

Lizzy Litshani, Senior Educator at The Lapalala Wilderness School

The month was very vibrant and exciting where we hosted most of our community schools and a tertiary group, the activities where very well planned for our community group as it was addressing most of the environmental issues they face on their daily basis.

We did the water activities where we took the learners to our lovely  Lephalale river, this is where

Redrhino was priveleged to supply the Congress with this year's VIP gifts, offered to many of the event's Key note speakers and VIPs.The chosen scarves were the Clive Walker Limited Edition *Black rhino starting a charge' and the Ingrid Weiersbye 'Antelopes'ts - 

Among the less elusive recepients were -

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 00:00

Redrhino launches in Cape Town

On November 3r,  redrhino launched at Kirstenbosch Manor Cape Town by gathering around 80 people to an evening of SCARVES. 

While Mozart was playing in the background, redrhino's first scarf collection was diplayed on a recycled clothes line, while the collabortaing artists' original art was presented on easels. 

To a full house, Dr John Hanks opened the evening with a short video from the Lapalala WIlderness School - the reason why redrhino exists - followed by Elizabeth & Fran who told the story of how redrhino was created on late summer's eve in a West of Ireland cottage. 

 

Read the reporting from Africa Geographic here:

http://africageographic.com/blog/fashion-for-conservation/