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The positive balance between tourism, community and conservation are crucial for the health and survival of each. As such, the Ghost Mountain Inn though it’s Ndumu Charitable Foundation and with the assistance of guests and local businesses operates various programs to assist local communities and conservation efforts to thrive.

Our community development programs have 3 main objectives: well-educated children; the development and support of small enterprises; and an enhanced awareness of conservation and sustainable practices in our business and community.

Please contact us if you would like to make a general contribution, support a particular school or program or supply educational materials.




Various options are available to host your guests prior to the reception.

The expansive grounds offer various spaces in the indigenous gardens. Alternatively Roy’s Bar and terrace provides the ideal venue for your guests to assemble and be merry.

Our community focus is primarily on education and assisting learners at an early stage in their development in order to have a life long impact We work with and aim to raise awareness and sponsorship for the local schoolchildren in the Mkuze and Ubombo areas. Guests are welcome to visit schools if they are interested to meet learners and teachers in order to attain further insight into how they can assist.Most rural schools are severely under resourced and most families in the area living on poverty levels the simplest donations of school supplies, uniforms, books and magazines and even health and hygiene items can make the world of difference to these learners and their teachers.

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“Isiphephelo Sejuba’ Place of safety


We are blessed to have some shining stars in our area who have committed their lives to improving the lives of others. Pastor Beatrice Nhleko is one such lady who has started a place of safety for woman and children at Ubombo. The inn is happy to assist with the donation of clothes, linen, bedding and towels that can no longer be used in the hotel.

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Local Business Development


Local Procurement

Where possible local suppliers are sourced to supply the Ghost Mountain Inn. This makes economic sense and gives us a unique identity and offering. Local crafters produce a variety of operating supplies such as placemats, trays and some uniforms

Our Gift Shop offers an opportunity to give exposure to our local craft and crafters with products that include leather bags, beaded, embroidered and wooden craft. Some of our local crafters include:

Small Business Support

Collectively the management of Ghost Mountain Inn has a wealth of experience and knowledge of the tourism industry. They are always willing to share this knowledge in assisting local tourism entrepreneurs from new Bed &Breakfasts to Transfer Services.

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We are proud members of Pack for a Purpose, an initiative that allows travelers like you to make a lasting impact in the community at your travel destination. If you save just a few kilos of space in your suitcase and take supplies for the projects we support in need, you’ll make a priceless impact in the lives of our local children and families. Please “click here” to see what supplies are needed for our projects.

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