African Blessings Blog

African Blessings Blog

Banyan Trees

Banyan Trees

In India, there is a tree that can grow to cover an area the size of a city block. Banyan trees are a part of the fig genus and begin their lives as any other tree would; starting as a sapling and stretching into the sky to become a fully grown tree. However, Banyan trees

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World Donkey Day

World Donkey Day

Love from Zillah After we had our faces washed, our fur brushed, our eyes treated against those pesky flies, and our masks put on; we were ready to face the new day outside in our field. There are six donkeys that live at African Blessings, I am one of them, and my name is Zillah!

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For The Perfect Catch This Winter

For The Perfect Catch This WInter

The warm summer months have faded into the icy air and frosted grass as the winter mornings take hold over the Rustfontein Farm. The wind puts a chill in the air and the water’s temperature drops to near freezing. We bring you everything you need to know to get set up for the perfect catch

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Autumn

Autumn Sky

As the Summer rains begin to cease we welcome Autumn at the African Blessings farm. “Autumn shows us how beautiful it is to let things go.” While strolling through the gardens at the farm, it is easy to notice how the bright, vibrant greens are slowly changing into soft yellows. Soon the greenery will ebb

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Dear Human Rights Day

Dear Human Rights, I have decided to write you a letter. You are so important and so valuable that an entire day has been dedicated to you. That brings quite a responsibility with it, as we will all be thinking of you more than usual on that day and we will also all be listening

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