Canoes from Rain Trees?

Text and photographs by Mmusi Mmusi, Herbarium Assistant at PSUB Herbarium, Okavango Research Institutue The commonly called ‘rain tree’ or ‘Apple- leaf’ is known in Setswana as mopororo. Scientifically the tree is known as Philenoptera violacea (Klotzsch) Schrire. It is a member of the enormous Fabaceae family which includes beans, in fact if you open […]

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Diacore Marathon – WAR informs runners!

Women Against Rape (WAR) Botswana was invited by Diacore Gaborone Marathon to inform participants about who they are, what they do, and what kind of programmes and services they offer. The team that was educating the public comprised of Neo Mafoko, Bofele Sebola and Raymond Paulos who are currently interning at WAR. The programmes that the […]

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MAWS Visit

Maun Animal Welfare Soceity (MAWS) clinic was paid a visit this last week by TFI’s Communication & Community Development Manager Asale Kalake, Community Bus driver Obotseng Pulaetsile, and QPID interns Raiden and Jessica. The TFI group was given a tour of the facilities by veteran employee Kenny; showing the group the short and long term […]

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New Interns – Welcome!!!

This month Travel for Impact (TFI) welcomes two interns all the way from Queen’s University in Canada. Raiden and Jessica are the third (3rd) generation of Queen’s Project on International Development (QPID) interns to work with TFI. Officially starting May 9th, our interns have been helping Tumie and Asale with various odd jobs around the office […]

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