Assisting the conservation of the Painted Dog in Zimbabwe by helping young school leavers gain life skills so they do not become poachers.
GTT has become a mentor for Arise and Shine, a new project started in September 2018.
Arise and Shine is led by Annele Sibbs. In Annele’s words Arise and Shine is …
“A young people’s group formed to assist the young girls. To develop a girl in every aspect despite the socio economic challenges.
Arise and Shine’s objectives are to create a conducive environment for girl growth; Develop entrepreneurship skills; to develop the growth of girl child socially, physically, emotionally and economically.
The girls in the group have started gardening, they will sell some of their produce in the local community and keep some for their families.
Arise and Shine was approved by the elders in November 2018 and the local forestry donated fruit trees to the group for their garden.