The “Helping Africa” drive by the Gonarezhou Park was supported by the Diakonie Broumov
06/08/2011

The “Helping Africa” charity drive, first phase of which, a phase for the collection of material
donations, came to an end on May 25th, 2011 was supported by a number of prominent companies, charity organizations as well as individuals. The regional center of Diakonie Broumov in February and May 2011 provided several boxes of dishes and a total of 50 bags of clothing for the children and their families in Mozambique. Their donations will be shipped along with other material donations collected in the 1st phase of this charity drive to Mozambique, Africa at the start of June 2011.

Online PR News – 08-June-2011 – – The second deadline for the charity drive is September 25th, 2011. The “Helping Africa” drive can also be supported in other ways, for example by getting involved in certain programs or by financing specific development projects of the Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park.

Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park supports development of the Mozambican residents

The “Helping Africa” drive is organized by the Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park to support the improvement of the dismal conditions of the population living on its territory. The objective of the Helping Africa event is to support the communities living in the area of the border national park, the Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park, who live there in dismal conditions and thereby help their future development. The donations received in the first phase of the Helping Africa drive (concluded on May 25th, 2011) will be shipped at the start of June 2011 directly to Mozambique, Africa where the representatives of the Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park will pass them out into the hands of the responsible representatives of the local authorities and educational or healthcare facilities.

The Helping Africa drive is supported by prominent organizations, schools and individuals

A number of prominent European organizations decided to support the Helping Africa charity drive, which is organized in the Czech Republic since January 2011 to help the children and their families in Mozambique, Africa. Among these are such companies as the BMW Invelt, Česká charita, Arcidiecézní charita Praha - Sv. Terezie or EFEKTIM and employees of Colgate-Palmolive. The drive was also supported by a number of schools and kindergartens Neverland Kindergarten and Nursery, Waldorf Kindergarten, Our Submarine Kindergarten and a number of other schools and kindergartens and organizations, but also individuals.

The Helping Africa project was supported on two occasions by the regional center of Diakonie Broumov – initially with 25 bags of children’s clothing in February 2011 and then just before the end of phase one in May 2011 with 25 more bags of children for the African children and also several boxes of kitchen disis for their families.

List of all donors, just as current information on the completed and new programs in the making for Mozambique, for which the Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park is seeking out partners, can be found at the website created to support the project www.pomahameafrice.cz.

About Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park

Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park spans across Mozambique and is one of the largest private African parks. It neighbors and fluently ties into the Gonarezhou National Park in Zimbabwe. The primary objective for the Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park is to protect the natural wealth preserved in the area that is practically untouched by humans.

Another integral activity of this park is a sensitive, sustainable and long term development of local communities. Park activities focus on the construction of schools, hospitals, healthcare facilities, water reservoirs or the development of local infrastructure. All these steps are taken with utmost consideration for the environment while respecting the pristine state and beauty of this area. There is an oportunity to actively help this region even in the Czech Republic through the Helping Africa charity drive. More information is available at www.pomahameafrice.cz.

About Diakonie Broumov

Diakonie Broumov was established in 1993 as a civic association, the objective of which is to cooperate with people, other humanitarian organization, parishes and other institutions in helping the needy. The mission of the association is to help the people that for various reasons have found themselves in life crisis situations, the edge of society. The objective is to help them regain their independence in a way that they find their place in society. The Diakonie Broumov main activity focuses on people that are hard to place on the job market, e.g. due to mental disorders, homeless people, long term unemployed, released inmates or those that completed their addiction treatments (rehabs). This is performed through the individual social programs within the association. The objective is for these people to be able to take care of themselves and find their new place in the society. The association’s activity and the provided social services have a national character.

Contact information

Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park, Česká republika

www.gonarezhoupark.com

Bc. Gabriela Dihelová
Phone: +420 721 300 000
email: gabriela@gonarezhoupark.com

Helping Africa charity drive coordinator:

www.pomahameafrice.cz
Dana Neumanová
phone: +420 720 400 000
email: dana@pomahameafrice.cz

Related websites:

www.gonarezhoupark.com
www.pomahameafrice.cz