protection of endangered and threatened rhino population in Botswana and world
Climate for Peace Programme
- Accommodation and food: 100.00 US Dollar
- Transportation: 30.00 US Dollar
- Activities: 170.00 US Dollar
- Hosting organisation support: 0 US Dollar
Description: Khama Rhino Sanctuary is located around 25km north of Serowe and 320 km Northwest from Gaborone, capital city of the Republic of Botswana. It is defined by Kalahari Desert sands and quite range of vegetation. Khama Rhino Sanctuary is a conservation park for the endangered white and black rhinos. It also hosts a wide range of animals including kudus, impalas, gemsboks, giraffes, and a variety of small animals and birds. The objective of the workcamp is to re-establish the support for the important rhino population following hiatus due to COVID-19 international movement restrictions.
Type of Work: The volunteers will assist in the maintenance of the footpaths, park fence, fire breaks and trails and helping in day-to-day business maintenance of the park. The volunteers will participate as a team in the whole duration of the camp. Volunteers can share and exchange different cultural forms during the workcamp. The orientation for the workcamp is scheduled at BWA head offices for the day before the workcamp start at Khama Rhino Sanctuary.
Study Theme: Maintenance of the habitat of black and white rhinos.
Accommodation: Sleeping tents. Volunteers should bring their own tents for privacy. Volunteers should also sleeping bags, own work suit and hiking shoes
Language: English; It is used for communication and for translation from any other international language. This workcamp promote cultural exchange and language whether spanish, french, chinese and Afrikaans. Dutch are allowed to be spoken among volunteers for learning purposes.
Requirements: Respect, humble, hardworking, tolerant
Approximate Location: 320 km northeast of Capital city, Gaborone
Notes: All international travellers are subjected to COVID-19 regulations regarding their state of health. All visitors should be fully vaccinated to be allowed free entry into Botswana. Visitors should present authentic vaccination cards at the borders. Those, who not vaccinated, are required to present negative PCR test results taken within 72 hours at all ports of entries including international borders . Failure to do so, may result in the visitor/s being denied entry into Botswana or forced to return to nearest COVID-19 testing centre. Please do, also carry COVID-19 vaccination card report every time when travelling to Botswana. Vaccination is a key measure in the fight against COVID-19 and volunteers are encouraged to get all necessary doses in their country.