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Unread postby Bush Baptist » Sun Aug 03, 2008 5:48 pm

There will be 2 minor obstacles to overcome in seeing your brick. Firstly, organising someone to be there to let you see it, and secondly finding the brick. :twisted:
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Unread postby francoisd » Mon Aug 04, 2008 10:53 am

Also part of one of the first Forum bricks. Have never seen it. Thinking of getting one for us as a family.
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Unread postby AFRICAT » Tue Aug 05, 2008 2:39 pm

Yes, it really is a special one of a kind, lifelong gift. All our kids and grandkids know when they visit S. Africa, (and they WILL, after all our accolades), they will forever see our little donation, and think back on our stories. We're thinking of buying one each time we are blessed with a new grandchild, in his/her name, as an added inspiration for them to visit and share our enthusiasm.

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Unread postby Timepilot » Wed Aug 06, 2008 2:02 am

I saw these advertised while in KNP in June and we looked at getting one - not easy to do while in the Park.

I've just organised ours online with no hassle at all. I think this is a fantastic idea and well done to whoever had this brain wave.
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where do you go

Unread postby AussieAngel » Wed Aug 06, 2008 7:42 am

Hi,

Was just wondering where you go to buy a brick?

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Unread postby Timepilot » Wed Aug 06, 2008 7:45 am

AussieAngel

You can go here and just follow the links. It's fairly straight forward but if you have problems with your payment you are best of contacting them via e-mail (the phone number does'nt work) and they will sort straight away.
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Unread postby graemy » Wed Aug 06, 2008 8:59 am

I can't find any mention on the site of where the bricks are to be seen...?
Are there several places? :D
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Unread postby Boorgatspook » Wed Aug 06, 2008 9:07 am

graemy wrote:I can't find any mention on the site of where the bricks are to be seen...?
Are there several places? :D


The bricks can be seen at My Acre of Africa venue which is near Phabeni Gate. You have to follow a dirt road from Phabeni Gate, i don't think the place is listed on the Kruger map....

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Unread postby graemy » Wed Aug 06, 2008 9:16 am

Thanks ! :D
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Unread postby AussieAngel » Thu Aug 07, 2008 6:33 am

Hi,

Thanks for the link. With the different types of bricks when it says border, roads, rivers, camps & gates - what are they referring too?
Also do they send you a photo or certificate of it?
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Unread postby Bush Baptist » Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:41 pm

Will scan in the certificate & post it on the forum.

You have to arrange with the staff of MAOA to have someone open up for you.
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Unread postby gfordyce » Sun Nov 09, 2008 8:29 pm

I wonder if any forumites watched Carte Blanche tonight? I would be very concerned about where money for " My acre of Africa" really went? I somehow do not think we have heard the last of this.
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Unread postby Pjw » Sun Nov 09, 2008 8:34 pm

viewtopic.php?f=67&t=26827&start=15

Try here . There is a whole discussion going on .
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Unread postby AFRICAT » Sun Nov 09, 2008 9:46 pm

(Editing my previous post about waiting for this to be sorted out before buying a brick...)

It certainly seems to be a worthwhile and much needed endeavor, thank heavens. I was very impressed when we toured it in Sept., and am most supportive of the MAOA initiative.

Thanks for the reply from MAOA in another forum...gotta go, Christmas bricks to buy!

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Unread postby CuriousCanadian » Wed Dec 31, 2008 4:19 pm

Jo bought a brick for Dad & gave it to us for Christmas!!!! :clap:

Any plans to tour the facility again on the cricket weekend? 8)
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