Bumi Hills Safari Lodge


    Mangwara and Kauzhumba Primary Schools serve over 750 children from ages 7 through 14 years old.

    African Bush Camps Foundation supports orphaned and vulnerable children within primary and high schools in the areas we work within through innovative school fees financing, teacher support, educational materials and events.

    An asterisk (*) before an item indicates this item is most urgently needed.


    General School Supplies:
    Book Bags, Chalk, Compasses, Markers, Pencil Cases/Bags, Solar Calculators, and Solar Lantern Lights

    Reference Materials:
    (English) Dictionaries

    Flash Cards:
    (English) Alphabet, Math, and Word

    Laminated Wall Charts:
    (English) *Conservation, *Ecology, *Geography, Human Body, *Language, Math, Science, and *Wildlife

    Text/Reading Books:
    (English) Age-Appropriate Story Books

    Hesperian Health Guides:
    (English) Community Guide to Environmental Health, Disabled Village Children, and HIV Health and Your Community

    Computer Hardware/Software:
    *Microsoft Office Licenses for Donated Laptops, *Solar-Powered Working Laptops, Tablets, and *Working Laptops

    Music Instruments:
    Harmonicas/Kazoos, Maracas, Recorders, Tambourines, Triangles, and Xylophones

    Sports/Outdoor Activity:
    Inflation Pumps, Jump Ropes, Netball/Basketballs, Soccer Balls, and Whistles

    New or Gently Used Children’s Shoes

    First Aid/Health:
    Antibiotic Ointment, Band-Aids, and Tampons

    Office Supplies:
    Markers, Rulers, Solar Calculators, and Staplers

    Books about Gardening, Hand Fork, Spades, and Trowel

    Initiatives Supported

    All the needs are current as of October 20, 2021
    Note: Location is approximated. If you see a lodging that is misplaced or missing, please contact us .

    Listed on this page are the specific needs requested by the community project(s) so you can choose exactly what to pack for a purpose and express your gratitude to the local community with the supplies you take them. If you prefer, you may reach out directly to them to inquire about items which may be available for purchase locally. Arranging visits to community projects is beyond the scope of our mission. If you wish to visit a project, contact the participant and they can let you know what is possible.

    Candy and balloons are not on the needs list as they are harmful for the children and the environment for the following reasons:
    • Few of the children benefiting from these projects have access to toothpaste, toothbrushes, or a dentist. The candy promotes cavities.
    • The balloons once they become deflated are a choking hazard for local wildlife.

    Instead of taking candy or balloons, use that space for additional requested supplies, as they are priceless.