TCF partner wins Lilizela Award

TCF partner wins Lilizela Award

We are thrilled to be associated with Community Home-Stays South Africa (TAHS-SA: Traditional African Home-Stays South Africa), one of our Inclusive Business Linkage Fund partners who has just won the Roots and Culture category of the Lilizela Awards 19. Working with village home-stay entrepreneurs to put in place uniquely lovely experiences which enhance SA’s wildlife

Johnny Clegg Tribute Dance

Johnny Clegg Tribute Dance

Why is this unique cultural experience not at the heart of our international tourist offer? The Tourism Conservation Fund finances entrepreneurs in the vicinity of our wildlife parks to develop and promote cultural experiences that leverage our rich cultural heritage and complement the Big Five safari experience. In the process broadening the base of and

Woven laundry baskets by local entrepreneur

Woven laundry baskets by local entrepreneur

Beautiful quality laundry baskets woven by Mr Gezani Manganye from locally harvested ilala palm leaves in the Makuleke Concession of the Kruger Park. These will supply an order from Return Africa’s Pafuri Camp, facilitated by Madi a Thavha Mountain Lodge with support from the Tourism Conservation Fund. Local crafters, with expert design and marketing training, now produce

Awesome Zulu Village

Awesome Zulu Village

Meet Zama and her mother Mrs. Khumalo, proud operators of ‘Awesome Zulu Village’ community homestay right on the border of the Hluhluwe Game Reserve, KZN. With a little help and direction, and using their own resources, they have established a fantastic homestay which is a wonderful complement to the Big Five safari experience to be

‘Rhino Bond’ breaks new ground

‘Rhino Bond’ breaks new ground

Congratulations, Oliver Withers and colleagues at the London Zoological Society, for the design and launch of the first Rhino Impact Bond. By cleverly adapting conventional market instruments to deliver social outcomes, this instrument expands the pool of otherwise scarce capital for conservation, incentivises innovation around what works and rewards outcomes. The Tourism Conservation Fund will

Celebrating the first step in Mashishimale

Celebrating the first step in Mashishimale

Celebrating the completion of the first step in establishing our second community homestay partnership in Mashishimale, on the border of the Kruger Park. Congratulations to our partners Abang, Community Homestays SA and the Mashishimale community on leading the way. If you are interested in developing a community homestay or cultural experience product to complement your