Khama Rhino Sanctuary
- Accommodation and food: 0.00 US Dollar
- Transportation: 0.00 US Dollar
- Activities: 0.00 US Dollar
- Hosting organisation support: 250 US Dollar
Description: Khama Rhino Sanctuary is located around 25km north of Serowe and 320 km Northwest from Gaborone. 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. Volunteers at the nature reserve can enjoy day and evening game drives and some educational lectures on some days. Volunteers can also arrange to join the rangers for their animals counting exercises and patrols along the park fences. The Khama Rhino Sanctuary is having an active working partnership with BWA. BWA had committed itself by assisting to sustain the ecosystem of the reserve.
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.
For more information about workcamp site, please visit: http://khamarhinosanctuary.org.bw
Accommodation: Khama Rhino Sanctuary provides accommodation in camping sites. Volunteers must bring their own tents, sleeping bags, mosquito nets or repellants. A heavy blanket can of great assistance as Khama Rhino Sanctuary experience very cold winters, with temperatures reaching lows of -5 at night. Internet, supermarkets and banking are available in Serowe town, which is 20 minutes' drive form the sanctuary.
Approximate Location: Khama Rhino Sanctuary is located around 25 km north of Serowe and 320 km Northwest from Gaborone, capital city of the Republic of Botswana.
Notes: ORIENTATION: An orientation is normally organized a day before the start of the workcamp with the intentions of briefing participants about BWA as an organization, Botswana's socio-economic background, cultural issues etc. Please, ensure that your travel arrangements would allow at least two days of reaching BWA head office, rightly so, in lieu of rest and orientation before leaving to the work