Videos

Empowers Africa funds educational films in a collaborative partnership with Black Bean Productions. Below are a few examples of the films we have helped fund.

BLACK MAMBA ANTI-POACHING UNIT
Video Credit: Black Bean Productions
This collaborative film with Black Bean Productions showcases the Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit, a team that consists primarily of women and has expanded to cover all 400 km2 of the Balule region in South Africa. The film was recently selected by National Geographic for their Short Film Showcase, a great privilege and an important platform through which to share the Mambas’ story.

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EMPOWERS AFRICA VIDEO
Video Credit: Black Bean Productions
Empowers Africa is a U.S. public charity under IRC Section 501(c)(3) that supports programs in the areas of human empowerment, wildlife protection and land conservation in Sub-saharan Africa. Find out more about what we do through this short video!

 

LALELA PROJECT
Video Credit: Black Bean Productions
We are thrilled to share another collaborative project with Black Bean Productions featuring Lalela Project, a program that provides after-school arts education to children in grades 1-12 from an at-risk community called Imizamo Yetho in Hout Bay, South Africa.

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THOUSAND HERBS COMMUNITY GARDEN PROJECT
Video Credit: Black Bean Productions
We are very proud to share with you our latest collaborative film with Black Bean Productions featuring an income generating garden run by nine industrious women in South Africa. The short video covers the work of the Thousand Herbs and Vegetable Garden, a small business started by The Inzalo Community Project.

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DEHORNING A RHINO IN THE WILD
Video Credit: Black Bean Productions
Empowers Africa is proud of our first collaborative project with Black Bean Productions which covers the practice of rhino dehorning as a way to combat the poaching crisis in Africa. Our team had the privilege of accompanying Wildlands, wildlife veterinarian Mike Toft of Kifaru Wildlife Veterinary Services and Wildlife ACT – Volunteer in Africa on a rhino-dehorning exercise. Oli Caldow and Sam Suter of Black Bean Productions joined us to capture this medical procedure.

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