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An inspiring short film that sums up the amazing work of the Hand Me Down project in Lesotho. #YouCanHelp #FNB #HandMeDown #SAAdventure www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eh0mFE9ycoM&list=LLoV1gb5DR-p8-syFHNq4j5g ... See MoreSee Less

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Well if there wasn't already enough good news this week, look who joined the Maliba family! Lovely little girl Lucia is our fabulous new addition to the heard! Mommy Camel (White&Tan) and Step Aunt Josephine (Black) are taking good care of her while she gets on her feet! (9 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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Maliba Community Trust

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The Maliba Trust consists of representation from the local community and Maliba, and its goal is to identify, plan and finance projects that will help empower the local community.

Guests are encouraged to contribute time, skills or money to ensure the success of these projects.

Some initial projects have included

  • Establishment of community forest outside of park
  • Free range chicken and egg project
  • Sponsorship of school agricultural projects to help teach children basic agriculture skill and provide some food and income for the schools
  • Purchase and operates a module clinic and operate with the assistance of the local St Dennis Health clinic for antenatal care, dispersing HIV anti viral drugs, TB medication, etc.
  • Establish a local community center to help with engaging and looking after HIV orphans and those in our local community that are vulnerable

Maliba Mountain Lodge Community Development Trust

Download the Maliba Community Development Trust Brochure here

The directors of Maliba have strong personal interest and association with the local basotho people especially those from the local villages in the vicinity of Maliba lodge. In fact one of the driving influences in establishing a world class tourist lodge in Lesotho was as a way of providing employment and upliftment of the local people and empower them through skills transfer to help make a change in this very poor country.

Maliba lodge was built using mainly labor from local villages in fact at the peak nearly 100 local basotho’s were involved in the lodge construction and many had the opportunity to learn new skills. Now we are operating, the best of these staff have been retrained as Barmen, security, house staff, gardeners, maintenance, and one has even progressed to a management position. All staff are very proud of “their lodge” and have become valued, highly trained dedicated staff who really look after and interact with our guests.

 
 

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