Peace House Update – December 2011

Peace House Secondary students successfully completed another school year. The Form 2 students’ test scores launched the school into the top 3% in the region! Now all students are enjoying a welcomed break from their studies until classes resume in January. Although Peace House students are orphaned (having lost one or both parents) or otherwise vulnerable, they still have strong ties to their communities. This break allows them to reconnect with grandparents, guardians, siblings and friends. It also maintains their cultural connection and strengthens their …

Looking for Holiday Gift Ideas – Here’s One From Lynn

If you have a heart for animals, one of the most heart-warming options for helping to preserve Africa’s wildlife heritage lies with the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, more commonly known as the “Elephant Orphanage”. Based in Nairobi, the trust not only rescues and rehabilitates baby elephants (absolutely the cutest little things you have EVER seen) and other wildlife but they have a mobile veterinarian vehicle that treats animals injured by snares, an anti poaching unit and an outreach service that provides medical and educational services to …

A Tribute to Daniel

The Holidays are a time to celebrate family and friendship, as well as remembering special times with loved ones we’ve lost. Louise, a previous ADS client, shared a special safari experience with her husband Daniel this past April. One month later, Daniel suddenly and unexpectedly died of a heart attack. Our hearts go out to Louise and their family for their tragic loss. With bittersweet sentiment, we are also thankful Daniel could share a wonderful safari experience with his wife and friends shortly before his passing, …

Tanzania Celebrates 50 Years of Independence

This Friday, December 9, 2011, marks the 50th Anniversary of Independence for mainland Tanzania. After independence from British rule in 1961, mainland Tanzania was united with Zanzibar three years later in 1964 to form the Republic of Tanzania. This milestone makes a fitting occasion to also recognize the development of Tanzania’s tourism industry over the past several decades. Per the World Economic Forum Travel and Tourism Report issued in 2011, Tanzania ranks second in world for its natural resources. It is these precious natural resources that …



















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