The spirit of Ubuntu
Nature has much to teach us about the spirit of ubuntu and working collectively. This spirit infuses so many relationships in nature ... the redoxpeckers keep the rhinos free of ticks while warning them of predators; the elephants dig water holes in dry river beds that many animals will drink from.
A vital part of Umkhiwane's work is building a strong community, and making sure that local communities benefit from the wilderness areas on their doorsteps. The history of the game reserves in South Africa has been one of exclusion, and there is much need for upliftment in surrounding communities. We build on and revive the ancient tradition of ubuntu in the rural villages through our community projects .
These projects are funded through donations from and from proceeds of the trails.
Umuntu ngumuntu ngabuntu
Zulu proverb meaning a person is a person through other people -
we can only express our humanity in community with each other.
Walk with us
Connect with local communities and give them the life changing experience of going a a spiritual journey with you. This project invites trailists to sponsor local community members to join their trail. Email email@example.com to find out more.