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Sarah Adams
It is with great pleasure and gratitude that we announce the Adult Community Literacy Programme at Jabulani Primary School, with reading materials thanks to Judith’s Reading Room.  Teenagers and adults from the community with all levels of reading ability are welcome to join this programme, and meetings take place in the evenings when the school...
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The Zambezi CITW team was very busy last week, carrying out the final distribution for 2021 to schools in the Tsholotsho region outside the Wilderness Safaris’ areas in Hwange National Park.  Seven tonnes of donations were taken down, and we travelled in a convoy of four vehicles. Donations were dropped off at two central schools...
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This week, another 200 boxes of books were delivered to 17 schools around Victoria Falls. As schools have just opened, after being closed since June, the delivery was a welcome surprise for them all, and we were met with elation and gratitude from the school heads. One lovely thank you message read: “Thank you for...
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The CITW Zambezi team is thrilled with the new partnership between themselves, Peace Parks Foundation and the Simalaha Community Conservancy.  As part of our partnership, CITW will be establishing their  Eco-Club Programme in 12 schools in the  Conservancy, which is supported by Peace Parks Foundation. We would also like to extend our thanks and gratitude...
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Last week Friday, 27 August, the Wilderness Family of Victoria Falls celebrated Heritage Day in one of the most appropriate ways possible – by visiting the Falls themselves! After a morning hard at work at the office, we set out at lunchtime. With everyone dressed in their heritage best, we arrived at the Falls and...
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Thanks to the many generous donors who have contributed funds towards our food programme over the last 12 months, we have been able to distribute 4 578 food packs, totalling approximately 183 tonnes of food. We have used several suppliers over this time, one of which has been Zapalala. Zapalala was started by Lloyd and...
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Despite the restrictions of the last 18 months, and the inability of people to travel as before, we have been surprised and humbled to receive several Pack for a Purpose donations from those visitors who have managed to get to Zimbabwe. Stationery, PPE, sports equipment, learning aids, and warm clothing are some of the items...
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It is with great excitement that we unveil our new traditional skirts and trousers. As we are working more and more with local communities in Zimbabwe and Zambia, we thought it fitting to ensure that we uphold tradition by wearing long, flowing clothes – as well as looking very smart of course! Cynthia, Sarah, Rumbi,...
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Thanks to Books for Africa, we have started distributing a wide range of books to rural schools in Zimbabwe. Over two shipments, one in late 2020 and one in 2021, 35 pallets (over 1 000 boxes of books) were destined for CITW schools. Due to the sheer volume of books, and schools being closed until...
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Thanks to The Bourke Family Foundation, we have been able to distribute over 850 solar lights on a recent trip to Tsholotsho, Zimbabwe. As this was the first proper distribution we have been able to do since March 2020, we distributed lights to Grade 6 and Grade 7 students at 12 of the schools we...
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