‘Virtual Africa’ is an initiative of Uthango Social Investments, and is a community-building and content creation project related to Africa. It is managed in SL from a beautiful savannah environment with uniquely commissioned Acacia trees, buffalo grass and various animals.
UTHANGO Social Investments is registered in South Africa as a national NGO dealing with grassroots research, asset-based community development and social investments. We are a reputable (real world) development company based in Cape Town,
South Africa and the first non-profit company from Africa with a virtual worlds’ strategy. Our projects in Africa involve addressing poverty – including information poverty – through innovative, sustainable solutions. In 2007, we have been contracted by international aid agencies and local companies, such as DANIDA (Denmark) to facilitate research and development in Africa.