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Return To Nature
Londolozi Impact
February 17, 2022

‘There is no such thing as human nature. There is just nature’ ~ Dr. Ian McCallum I write to you from under a tree. There is a gentle breeze blowing. It’s a warm breeze which, now that we’re in the early stages of winter, is quite a nice thing. The tree sheltering me is a […]

Wildlife
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Londolozi’s Futuristic African Village
Londolozi Impact
January 17, 2022

I Received the offer to work in the paradise of Londolozi, and grabbing this opportunity is a ‘no-brainer’. However, there was a lot running through my head that demanded attention. Before making the move from the corporate world to the secluded bubble of Londolozi, there were certainly doubts and questions I had. My career path […]

2020 Vision Featured Futuristic African Village
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Londolozi x The Joinery – Why Sustainable Business Matters
Londolozi Impact
January 15, 2022

“Plastic Free July is a key initiative of the Plastic Free Foundation that allows us to work towards our vision of seeing a world free of plastic waste. From humble beginnings in 2011, the award-winning Plastic Free July campaign is the result of years of hard work” ~ Plastic Free July Foundation  As with many […]

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The Future Is Here
Londolozi Impact
December 14, 2021

Climate change, destruction of eco-systems, carbon emissions and natural disasters are increasingly more common.  How many of us set the intention to take responsibility for these issues?  We should act on Gandhi’s advice by being the change we want to see in the world. Eco tourism is the most fitting place for a sustainable approach […]

2020 Vision Electric Landrover
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The Psychology of Safari at Londolozi
Londolozi Impact
November 21, 2021

Never underestimate what lengthy periods of relaxation in nature can do for your health  I’ll never forget something my dad said to me two years ago while we floated down a canal on a barge in the French countryside. After a few moments of quiet as we looked over the beautiful landscape, he turned and […]

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Achieving The Impossible This November
Londolozi Impact
November 18, 2021

“Start by doing what’s necessary, then do what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible” ~ St Francis of Assis This is one of my favourite quotes, and has become especially meaningful to me and my team over the past 18 months. Collectively we’ve faced something that we never thought would or could happen […]

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Reflections From A Nonprofit CEO As The World Is Turned Upside Down
Londolozi Impact
November 14, 2021

Kate Groch is the Founder and CEO of Londolozi’s award-winning nonprofit partner organisation, Good Work Foundation. Originally a teacher, for over 20 years Kate has been at the forefront of changing education, creating a best-practice model for better access to education in rural Africa. Her TED talk, from Chance to Choice, as well as her […]

Good Work Foundation
Our Definition of Family
Londolozi Impact
October 25, 2021

It seems only right that the place that broke the mould of what a safari should be is also breaking the mould of what constitutes “family”. Londolozi’s definition of family: It means a group of people from all over the world, with multiple languages, cultures, religions, backgrounds, genders and interests, united by love for each […]

2020 Vision Camps Featured Londolozi Family Sustainability
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The Londolozi – GWF – Sarasota Connection
Londolozi Impact
October 21, 2021

When my wife, Michele, and I returned from our fourth visit to Londolozi this summer, we were, as always, filled with memories of our incredible experiences. This year’s visit was even more special as we had the opportunity with friends to attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Good Work Foundation’s 5th digital learning centre at […]

Good Work Foundation
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The Future of Safari – Londolozi’s Electric Land Rover
Londolozi Impact
October 19, 2021

Almost five years ago Londolozi unveiled its first prototype electric Land Rover. We have recently received prototype number five, the ALL TERRAIN ELECTRIC RESEARCH VEHICLE, from Land Rover South Africa. I, therefore, thought that this would be an opportune time to share an update on what an incredible journey it has been. Londolozi has had […]

2020 Vision Electric Landrover Restoration