MaggieinAfrica Charity Fundraising

$3,772 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 26 people in 35 months
In 2016, Noel and Marilu will embark on a journey through Africa, combining our love of travel with volunteering.

We would like to raise $30,000 to support carefully selected charities that we will be working with during our overland adventure through southern and eastern Africa.

Our Land Rover named Maggie will transport across at least 15 countries, from Botswana to Ethiopia, where people face numerous challenges.

Your support will allow us to give back to the communities we visit! 

We would like to work with and donate to at least one charity in each country that we visit during our trip.

Examples of charities that we have / will support: 

Stepping Stones International Botswana: an NGO based in Mochudi, Botswana that supports orphans and vulnerable children.

Mammadu children's shelter Namibia: an NGO that supports vulnerable children in Otjomuise, Namibia.

Women against Rape Botswana: an NGO that support victims of gender based violence in Maun, Botswana.

Project Luangwa Zambia: an NGO based in Mfuwe with projects in education, women's and girls' empowerment and responsible tourism.

We will update our blog ( and our GoFundMe page with details of each of the charities that we meet and donate to along the way.

All proceeds raised through GoFundMe go directly to registered charities, and no funds are used on our travelling expenses. If you need your donation to be tax-deductible in the US, UK or other country, give us a shout and we will do our best to arrange! Thank you for your support!
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Maggie and the team are pleased to announce that we've donated the remaining $272 in donations to an amazing charity in Botswana, Stepping Stones International. Thank you everyone for your support!
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Maggie and the team are pleased to announce that we've donated $1000 to an amazing charity in Botswana, Women Against Rape.
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Maggie and the team is pleased to announce that we've donated $1000 to an amazing charity in Zambia, Project Luangwa. For more details, check out our blog post:
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Dear followers, we are pleased to share that we have donated $1,000 of the money raised to an amazing children's charity in Namibia. To learn more, check out our blog!
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$3,772 of $30,000 goal

Raised by 26 people in 35 months
Created January 28, 2016
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Nel Peries
24 months ago

Hope you both are ok. Keep up the good work :-) xx

Malgorzata Klein
31 months ago

Lots of Love from Tadzik, Gosia and Maciek:)

Poestenkill Evangelical Lutheran Church
31 months ago (Offline Donation)
Kristine Teets
32 months ago

Woooo hope ya'll are having a grand adventure!

Val Heather
32 months ago

I'd like to support any charity that fights violence against woman. Good luck reaching you target. Val

Milly Kiely-Horn
32 months ago

Well done guys for such a great idea. I wish you all the success and really delighted to helped towards a very worthy cause of Women against rape

Poestenkill Evangelical Lutheran Church
32 months ago (Offline Donation)
Alpha Travel Insurance
32 months ago

Thank you for everything, we hope you continue to enjoy what Africa has to offer (Sodwana Bay is now on the list!) :-) - Sarah & the Alpha Travel Insurance team

33 months ago
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