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Baobab Guardians Celebrate Baobab Success!

Baobab Guardians Celebrate Baobab Success!

This November, 18 Baobab Guardians from 3 different Venda villages received certificates of achievement to celebrate the successful growing of 19 baobab trees to a height of 3 metres.

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Mandela Day: Food Donation from Ridgeway Prep School to Mukovha wa Bale Creche

Mandela Day: Food Donation from Ridgeway Prep School to Mukovha wa Bale Creche

Dr Sarah Venter delivers food donated by Ridgeway Prep School to Mukovha wa Bale Creche

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Dambale Creche Fence Completed

Dambale Creche Fence Completed

The fence around the Dambale Preschool was completed this month A big thank you for the generous donation from Protec Botanica

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Zimbabwean Entrepreneur To Create Global Market For Baobab

Zimbabwean Entrepreneur To Create Global Market For Baobab

Gus Le Breton, a zimbabwean entrepreneur is the owner of B’Ayoba and wants to create a global market for baobab oil and baobab powder….

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Baobabs Tell of Ancient African Past

Baobabs Tell of Ancient African Past

A wonderful story that meanders along a trail, 1 000 years old, linking Vilanculos on the coast of Mozambique with the home of the little golden rhino, Mapungubwe. The trail is marked by the presence of giant baobabs, observers, watchers, sentinels of the past, silent witnesses to the rise and fall of cultures and communities. Along the way, we hear from EcoProducts owner Dr Sarah Venter.

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Spring Baobab Guardians

Spring Baobab Guardians

The baobab guardians tree planting project has to date, planted and nurtured 75 trees which can now fend for themselves without needing protection from foraging domestic animals. Read about our latest guardians…

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2019 Dec: Thank you, LATHER!

2019 Dec: Thank you, LATHER!

The second print of the Little Big Baobab Booklet has been funded by Baobab Foundation donor LATHER. Inspired by her PhD research on baobab trees, Dr Sarah Venter wants to make the fascinating information usually available only in obscure scientific papers, available to a much broader audience including children. curious adults, and anyone who loves baobab trees…

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Look How We’ve Grown!

Look How We’ve Grown!

After the completion of the Tshikuyu Preschool classrooms in February 2019.  We started to plan for Phase 2 of the project.  The preschool still needed a kitchen and eating area, swing and climbing frame for the children, a water tank and equipment for the classrooms. Here’s what happened…

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Thank you Bao-med!

Thank you Bao-med!

Bao-Med, a brand of Mediceuticals, has just announced another significant donation to the Baobab Guardians program and the Baobab Research program. Bao-Med is one of the Baobab Foundation’s most generous supporters.

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Baobab Ecology Article Published in Prestigious Journal

Baobab Ecology Article Published in Prestigious Journal

Dr Sarah Venter, founder of the Baobab Foundation, has just had another one of her papers on the fascinating world of baobab ecology published in the prestigious international journal Forest Ecology and Management.

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