Hilltop-Centre Tree
  • Hilltop Farm Landscape

    Hilltop Farm Landscape

    Hilltop is located outside the village of Hanover, near Bhisho, the capital of the former homeland, Ciskei, in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.

  • Volunteer Program

    Volunteer Program
    Volunteer Program

    Hilltop has for many years in the post-apartheid era encouraged a program of volunteerism to play a part in reconstructing a new path for South Africa.

  • Woody Cape Holiday Resort


    Situated right next to the Indian Ocean, this resort is the perfect escape for those looking for a place to spend some relaxing days.

    Whether it is superb fishing or exellent hiking opportunities, there is a lot to discover in the area!

  • Xhosa Culture


    The Transkei, home to the Xhosa people, is the only part of the country still governed by tribal authorities, and most of the region's inhabitants maintain a traditional lifestyle. The Xhosa people live in the traditional way, with ancient tribal systems still intact.

    The people live in thatched mud-brick huts peppered across the hills, without running water or electricity, and subsist through growing mainly maize.

  • Addo Elephant National Park


    More than 450 elephants, 400 Cape buffalo, over 48 endangered black rhino as well as a variety of antelope species are situated in the Addo Elephant National Park.

    Lion and spotted hyena have also recently been re-introduced to the area. The largest remaining population of the flightless dung beetle is located within the park.

Kwaza School In Dimbaza Welcomes Volunteer from Ulm Germany

2015-09-18 16:47 by Robin Roberts

Kwaza Primary School, Warmly Welcomes Mariam Orosz

It is a real benefit to the school to have a qualified teacher volunteering her time to be at the school daily, as a support to the princial and the other teachers, as needs arise and also to share teaching techinuques and methods an exchange from both countries.

Kwaza Primary School has had a volunteer programme on going with young adults from Germany for several years and the benefical rewards for the volunteer and the school are mutual, as it is bringing more learning and education into the hearts and minds of the learners and all those considered with education and this German South African connection.

Many thanks to Mariam and to the children and families of Dimbaza Township for so warmly allowing Mariam to feel so at home in the community and at the school! 

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