More donations from the Helping Africa drive organized by the Gonarezhou Park are heading to Mozambi

Another phase of the “Helping Africa” charity drive was concluded on Tuesday June 21st, 2011. More donations in the form of clothing, toys, school supplies, building material and many other goods are heading to Mavue, Mozambique. All of these donations were collected and packed at the warehouse of the partner company ESA Logistics and the shipping is provided by ATS.

Online PR News – 30-June-2011 – – All the goods were loaded onto a truck, which departed for the port city Bremerhaven, Germany. Here they will be loaded onto a ship and after a 45 day voyage they will be passed out at Mozambique. The drive is organized by the Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park, which supports the development and improvement of the living conditions of the population living on its territory.

A number of prominent European organizations have decided to support the Helping Africa Charity Drive, which is being organized in the Czech Republic since January 2011 to help the children and their families in Mozambique, Africa. Among these are companies such as BMW Invelt, Diakonie Broumov, Česká charita, Arcidiecézní charita Praha – Sv. Terezie or Efektim. The drive was furthermore supported by employees of Colgate-Palmolive, Kindergarten and Nursery Neverland, MŠ Walfdorf, MŠ Our Submarine and a number of other schools, kindergartens, organizations, but also by individuals. The drive coordinator in the Czech Republic is Efektim. A list of all donors is available at the website created to support the project

The helping Africa Drive starts with material donations and continues with development projects in Mozambique

The Helping Africa event does not cover just the collection of material donations, but it also helps the community at the Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park in practical ways. The projects that it organizes at the Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park are being worked on just by the European donors, the local Mozambican residents are actively involved as well.

The Helping Africa project can be supported in several ways:

Material donations by September 25th, 2011 (clothing, toys, school supplies, etc.),
Healthcare supplies (medical kits and others),
Getting involved in specific development programs (e.g. school development, building of drinking water reservoirs),
Financial help in specific projects (construction of veterinary clinic, building of basic infrastructure, water treatment plant etc.)

Current information about the ongoing projects or running programs as well as projects in the making for which the Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park is looking for partners can be found at

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 a possibility to actively help this region as part of the Helping Africa charity drive. More information is available

Contact information

Gonarezhou Transfrontier Park, Česká republika
Bc. Gabriela Dihelová
phone: +420 721 300 000

Community Development Program Coordinator:
Dana Neumanová
phone: +420 720 400 000

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