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The hearty village of XouXao

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 Situated near the edge of the Delta and home to approximately 150 people, the village of XouXao was formed in 1932 and is the oldest village in its area.

Bush Ways Foundation partnered with Samaritans Feet to give back to this village. Bush Ways operates in the area and wanted to give back to the community, in the form of some basic supplies. Families gathered at the Kgotla where we were met by a joyfulpeopleand their Chief. With song and dance we were welcomed into the village as a sign of bringing hope. Thelaughs and good cheer was order of the day.

The Bush Ways Foundation donated clothes and shoes hampers to families as well as basic provisionsfor new-borns such as diapers, linen and clothing –  all part of the Pack For A Purpose initiative. Samaritans Feet’s involvement was the donation of approximately 200 pairs of shoes for all members of the community.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A visit to Bana Ba Letsatsi

Bush Ways Foundation

2018 started on a good note for Bana Ba Letsatsi rehabilitation centre. Bush Ways Foundation visited the centre with Samaritans Feet and Naletsana Charity Organization to give out shoes and gift hampers. Bana Ba Letsatsi, as a rehabilitation centre provides a haven for orphaned and vulnerable children and the support givento them is always appreciated. With donationsof some hampers from Safari Destinations and the Pack For A Purpose Initiative, the children were overjoyed by their little surprises.

 

 

Sharing & Connecting Bush Ways Experiences – #JoinTheBushWaysClan

Imagine a world where you would meet travelers from all over the globe, share with them an experience of a lifetime in a wilderness wonderland, come back home and even thousands of kilometers apart, you would remain forever connected.

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Bush Ways Foundation Raising Trauma Awareness

Article published in the Ngami Times, October 2015, by Thuso Rammidi

“The recently hosted two-day trauma training workshop which was aimed at raising awareness and equipping participants and caregivers with essential skills needed in dealing with traumatized children and elderly within the community has been deemed a success by its organizers. Continue reading “Bush Ways Foundation Raising Trauma Awareness”

Why Sango Safari Camp is Eco-Friendly

Sango Safari Camp is located in one of the most unique Wildlife Areas in Botswana – on the banks of the Khwai River, close to the border of the Moremi Game Reserve. Developing and managing a Lodge in such a delicate area, remaining ‘green’ and reducing one’s carbon-footprint is of the utmost importance to us and the least we can do to contribute to the conservation of this incredible wilderness.

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The Eco Friendliness of Chobe Elephant Camp

Chobe Elephant Camp is based in the semi-arid bush of Africa – overlooking the floodplains of the Chobe River. While developing the Lodge we had to address the challenge of extreme temperature variations of this area and how to combat this. Initially we planned to build Chobe Elephant Camp with the same Canvas material Sango Safari Camp is made of. However once we had experienced the extreme conditions we realised that this was not the ideal material to use.

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A new Chapter for Bush Ways

After many years operating from our old base in the Hospital Road in Maun we finally reached the point of Expansion. Our facilities have now moved to our new, much larger, base just outside of Maun at the Matshwane industrial Side. Continue reading “A new Chapter for Bush Ways”

From nuts and bolts to seeds and crops

It all began with Rean Lategan, one of our Technical managers, who worked for Bush Ways many years. All though at heart he always was a true Farmer and asked one day if Bush Ways would be interested in supporting him set up a vegetable Farm to supply our Safaris and Lodges. Continue reading “From nuts and bolts to seeds and crops”

Bush Ways opens Chobe Elephant Camp

01 November 2013, Botswana – Established Maun-based safari operator Bush Ways, is proud to announce the opening of their second lodge: Chobe Elephant Camp. This new lodge comes three years after opening the incredibly popular Sango Safari Camp which borders the famous Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana.

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