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Local Zambian Interview: Lesley Kalonga

Local Zambian Interview: Lesley Kalonga

In our earlier blog post this month, we talked about water in rural Zambia. More specifically, we shared how difficult it is to access safe, clean drinking water unless a village is one of the fortunate few who have a borehole. Lesley Kalonga and the village of...

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The Complicated World of Clean Water

The Complicated World of Clean Water

Your first stop in the morning is the bathroom whether you shower, brush your teeth, wash your face, etc. To start off right, you boil water for tea or coffee. Meanwhile, your sprinklers are set to water your yard. Throughout the day, you wash your hands (especially...

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Interview With Sponsored Student Maggie Mwale

Interview With Sponsored Student Maggie Mwale

Interview and authored by Priscila Bautista. Magret Mwale was born on the 21st of April, 1997. She was born near one of the game management areas next to South Luangwa National Park in Eastern Zambia. Throughout her life, she was surrounded by stunning views of...

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Welcoming Our New Intern!

Welcoming Our New Intern!

Authored by Priscila Bautista. Hi! I am Priscila Bautista! I was born in Mexico and raised in Chicago, IL and Hollister, CA. I am a junior at the University of Chicago, majoring in biology and tutoring in the Hyde Park community. My love for animals stems from a wide...

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What To Do When You Can’t Travel

What To Do When You Can’t Travel

This year has brought plenty of challenges when it comes to traveling. Between the uncertainty, country restrictions, not to mention, health concerns; many people are not able to travel like they would like to this year. That has left many people with more downtime...

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Travel Insurance in the World of COVID-19

Travel Insurance in the World of COVID-19

Travel insurance has always been an important part of any adventurous trip. Insurance gives you peace of mind that if you are unable to travel or your trip is interrupted, you will not lose your hard-earned money.  As with so many things, COVID-19 has complicated...

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Conservation Veterinarian: Dr. Sichande

Conservation Veterinarian: Dr. Sichande

Today we are privileged to highlight a hero on the front lines of conservation: Dr. Mwamba Sichande. Dr. Sichande’s position was born out of need in 2012 after Dazzle Africa safari guests traveled to Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park and during their safari...

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How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

Photo credit: Mike Paredes Avoid The Dirtiest Parts of an Airplane (or Clean Them) The first way to help keep yourself healthy for your adventures is to make sure you come in contact with as few germs as possible. There are three main areas of a plane to try to avoid...

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Do Airplanes Make You Sick?

Do Airplanes Make You Sick?

Do airplanes make you sick?   I have always been under the impression that airplanes and travel, in general, exposes you to more germs and viruses. Keyword there is “impression”. I just assumed because I was around all of those people and in a confined space that...

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