Mike Hikes The Appalachian Trail For ZANE – Blog 4

Everyone knows that walking scores of miles day after day will take a toll on your body. Unlike a day’s outing, or even a section hike, a through hike requires special appreciation for the long-term. Hiking for a few days, you can afford to use up some of your body’s reserves. The same can be...
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Mike Hikes The Appalachian Trail For ZANE – Blog 2

I’m learning a lot about ‘bear-bagging.’ The park services strongly encourage hikers to hang their food and other odoriferous things (like wet socks for instance!) by the “PCT method,” to stop animals associating campsites with food. To do this, one must first throw a line with a weighted bag over a branch at least 20...
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Mike Hikes The Appalachian Trail For ZANE – Blog 1

I’ve just finished day 5, and everything is going well. I’ve made excellent progress and feet seem to be holding up fine. My first three nights were rain, snow and 20F / -6C temps!! But I’m buoyant and feeling exhilarated by all the changing scenery and the feeling of making progress! Unfortunately the cold messed...
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Zimbabwean Farmers – Nothing To Go Back To

Having read Cathy’s newsletter last week, ZANE approached her and asked whether we could post it on our Facebook page – she has kindly agreed to this. We think it is important for us to do this because the people she refers to in the letter are the very people who ZANE has been looking...
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Medical Assistance for Homeless Zimbabwean – Update

Many of you will have been following the story of Mary* over the last few months and wondering how she is doing after being admitted to a local frail care hospital with two broken arms. We have such GOOD NEWS to tell – a wonderfully generous donor in Australia has come forward and offered to...
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Medical Assistance for Zimbabwean Pensioner

When Meg* was rushed to hospital with crippling stomach pain last year a scan revealed a large tumor which was seeping through her stomach walls. The dreaded word peritonitis was a reality, her stomach wall had ruptured and the doctors said Meg’s chances were very small. Thanks to a niece in South Africa who had...
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Enjoy the Celebrations! Congratulations Zimbabwe!

Please consider giving ZANE a Google Review – It would mean so much to us. Click here to post your review. To fellow Zimbabweans, ex and current, and to all our ZANE donors and friends, it has been a momentous week for our beloved Zimbabwe culminating in the resignation of Robert Mugabe. It has been wonderful...
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