Community Development | August 2020

Women’s Month: Honouring the Past to Build Our Future

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” — Danish philosopher, Soren Kierkegaard It’s been 64 years since the historic day when 20,000 women marched to…
Community Development | October 2019

Transforming the Future of Women in Tanzania

The challenges facing girls and women in rural Africa limit their education prospects and career potential severely. Cultural marginalisation makes it especially hard for them to reach their potential and…
Women's Month 2018
People of Singita | August 2019

Honouring the Women of Singita

At Singita, there’s a heartfelt warmth that emanates from within, inspiring softness and subtlety; strength and leadership. It sets the tone for the nurturing, intuitive service that we’re known for,…
Community Development | July 2019

Join the Serengeti Girls Run: Running with Women, for Women

Last October, SHAPE Magazine social manager, Marietta Alessi, ran 45 miles across Singita’s 350,000-acre private concession in Tanzania in the first all-women, multi-day Serengeti Girls Run. This inaugural event, a…
Community Development | November 2018

The Serengeti Girls Run: Striving Towards a Common Goal

In October 2018, the Grumeti Fund (GF) partnered with BRAVE, a South African non-profit organisation, to host the inaugural Serengeti Girls Run in Tanzania. This all-women run across the Serengeti…
Community Development | November 2018

Inspiring the Next Generation of Zimbabwe’s Female Leaders

Singita Pamushana Lodge, recently reimagined along the lines of an ancient African palace, sits serenely overlooking the hills and valleys of the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve in Zimbabwe. The 130,000-acre protected…
People of Singita | August 2018

Women’s Month: Our Diversity is Our Strength

August is Women’s Month in South Africa; 31 days in tribute to the women who shaped the country as well as an acknowledgement of the power of women to change…