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Music performance at graduation
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Children on a friendly note
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Creating Kinships, for networking and Identity


Ark and Mark Trust is a Botswana legally registered charitable organization and has been in existence since 2007. Its programs are of international standard, contextually adapted - blending western psychology with traditional ways of strengthening young people. All programs we offer are a comprehensive 3fold package, comprising: Wilderness-based therapy, family-focused intervention and or community follow-up activities.


Focus on children at risk:


  • Orphaned, grieving and traumatised children of all ages. 

  • Specialised therapeutic intervention to girl children and women who are victims of sexual abuse and domestic violence

  • Empowering girls and women on human equality and rights

  • Promoting girls’ education - particularly for girls at risk


Family and parenting intervention:

  • Parenting through an International Child Developmental Program (ICDP)


Programs for youth at risk:

  • Therapy and rehabilitation for youth with drug and alcohol addictions

  • Behaviour modification program for youth with delinquency and violent behaviours


Training Professionals:

  • Therapy to therapists – psyche, social and health professionals

  • Training Professionals, particularly social workers to run all above full programs


Therapy and training platforms:

  • Wilderness camping at Ark Adventures – near Northern Tuli Game reserve

  • Team building and outdoor challenge courses

  • Follow-up back in the villages



 Therapy for children, youth and their families;

  • Psychotherapy training workshops for professionals;

  • Positive parenting skills;

  • Research and evaluation

  • Team building and outdoor challenge courses;

  • Camping hospitality services 


With the growing demand of our services we need more:

  • Construction of more rooms at campsite

  •  Camping equipment

  • Hiking and climbing equipment

  • Bedding equipment

  • Another borehole