Tag Archives: Lumukisa Primary School

HESC introduces Lumukisa Preparatory to Investec Rhino Lifeline (IRL)

Share this article… Investec Rhino Lifeline (IRL) and HESC have been in partnership since the beginning of the year and since then IRL has helped to donate towards the Rescued Rhinos @ HESC, which we couldn’t be more grateful for. As 19 September marked World Rhino Day, we thought it befitting to introduce Lumukisa Preparatory School to Investec Rhino Lifeline. Through our collaboration with IRL, we’ve been introduced to two organisations…
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HESCies learn about the importance of termites to the eco-system

Share this article… We had the pleasure of welcoming back the HESCies once again. This time the lesson was on the importance of termites to the eco-system.  To explain this in full we had a guest tutor – Dr Cornel du Toit – who holds a PhD in Entomology (which is the scientific study of insects). Shortly following their arrival, the HESCies made their way to the safari vehicle with…
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HESCies visit HESC again

Share this article… On 1 June, the HESCies group from Lumukisa Primary School returned to the centre for their second session at HESC. This was a follow-up to the very successful first visit. These young boys and girls were eager and ready to learn even more about the environment and wildlife conservation. The day started off with a brief discussion about Africa Day and what it means to Africans around…
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A big ‘thank you’ to Pack for a Purpose

Share this article… Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC) has been part of Pack for a Purpose for some time. Through this initiative we’ve received much-needed items donated by travellers from all over the world. These donated items have an enormous impact on the centre’s ability to contribute towards the needs of the surrounding communities, which are part of our very own community involvement initiatives. Some of the items we’ve recently received…
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Lumukisa receives new curtains

Share this article… Earlier this year we adopted Lumukisa Primary School. We work together with the Wildlife Conservation Trust (WCT) on this community outreach programme to ensure that the needs of the school are met. One of the items on the school’s wish list was curtains for the classrooms, as the glare of the sun disturbed the children’s vision and therefore affected their concentration. The curtains are also important to…
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