Our Social Investments

Royal Drakensberg School 

The Royal Drakensberg School is situated in the Northern Drakensberg at the entrance to The Cavern. It is an independent school which caters for children from Grade 000 up to Grade 5.

African Sojourns encourages anyone who wishes to make a meaningful difference in education in South Africa to donate to this worthy cause.

Please donate directly to the school by viewing their donations page:

click here to make a donation

Why have we choosen to support this school?

– It is close to where we live in the foothills of the Drakensberg mountains
– The area is remote and very poor
– We have massive problems with education in South Africa and this school is looking for solutions that work.
– Pre-primary education is so important for the development of children
– The school was initiated and is still managed by Megan Beddingham whose family owns the Cavern Resort and have been in the area for many years

Charity Events – The Big Hike


Tracy participated in the Drakensberg Big 5 Hike in May 2017, and 2018, raising funds for the Royal Drakensberg School, a primary school located deep in the heart of the Drakensberg Mountains, far away from many facilities, and run by dedicated and inspiring individuals. Her family all managed the 18km of strenuous hiking in the day along with many others with ages ranging from 8 years to 70 years!

If you would like to support the school with any small donation, please click on either of the links below:

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