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SAFARI | May 2019

A postcard from Mike...

Jambo! And welcome to the beginning of safari season at Chem Chem. Chem Chem enjoys a rich cultural life, where guests can join in and learn about our stories, history, language and more. Here is a quick language lesson. Did you know that Tarangire means '...

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CONSERVATION | February 2019

Our reason for being...

Chem Chem is a love story beginning with open spaces, big skies and a shared dream... It is a love affair with Africa, born of freedom, wild beauty and passion. Fabia and Nicolas envisioned a conservation haven where all - the wildlife, the people and the ...

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COMMUNITY | September 2018

A postcard to celebrate...

Jambo! The Chem Chem Soccer League Kick4Wildlife tournament is now afoot for a 6th year ... and attracting hundreds of spectators every day. Our hill hiking guide, Teofil, from the nearest village of Mdori goes to watch the games almost everyday in betwee...

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CONSERVATION | February 2018

Making waves in the bush...

The calling of the Chem Chem Association is founded on the deep love and respect Fabia and Nicolas harbour for the tremendously fragile ecosystem in Tanzania. It is this passion that they share with their guests, donors, community, family and frien...

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COMMUNITY | May 2017

UPENDO – Mdori Women Committee

We believe that with active and positive communication between our single larger investor and job-provider and the women of Mdori we can achieve a remarkable upliftment in the life of all citizens of Mdori Village and its 6 Kitongoji (neighbourhoods). O...

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COMMUNITY | September 2016

How to get involved

Simply by staying at Chem Chem Lodge or Little Chem Chem you can make a difference. Nightly tourism levies go directly to local communities. And each paid job feeds between 10 and 12 people back home. There are numerous way...

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COMMUNITY | September 2016

Chem Chem Soccer Club

Soccer is Africa’s most popular sport. The Chem Chem Foundation sponsors and organises the popular annual tournament which involves 15 teams from 10 surrounding communities and attracts thousands of spectators. As a soccer lover you can donate ...

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COMMUNITY | September 2016

Cow Club

One of the biggest threats to the environment and wildlife is overgrazing by cattle and goats which leads to soil deterioration. Traditional owners of the land are encouraged to take responsibility for protecting the wilderness from this encroachment. T...

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COMMUNITY | September 2016

Bomas

  Good fences make good neighbours – and this is particularly true in wilderness areas where herders need to protect their homesteads (bomas) and livestock from predators. However, the traditional use of ‘fences’ made from acacia trees led...

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COMMUNITY | September 2016

Schools

  There is a national shortage of schools and classrooms with many structures in a state of disrepair. Classrooms are overcrowded with too many pupils and too few teachers. The Chem Chem Foundation, in co-operation with the community has f...

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