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Ingrid Baas
Since the start of the school year in October 2021, Bisate Primary School has been providing meals to all of the 1 500 learners enrolled at the school. An initiative from the Rwandan government to motivate learners to attend school and not skip any school days, the feeding programme has proved to be a big...
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On this UNESCO International Day of Education, we couldn’t be more excited to share CITW Rwanda’s latest successes at Gisunzu Primary School, situated in the community neighbouring Gishwati-Mukura National Park in the north-west of the country. We are humbled by the generosity of Wilderness Safaris Bisate and Magashi guests, whose kind donations made these improvements...
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CITW Rwanda is proud to have facilitated 110 scholarships for learners at Bisate Secondary School, Rwabirharamba Secondary School outside Akagera National Park and Kinihira Secondary School close to Gishwati Forest, effective from the beginning of the current school year. Aline with the children at Rwabirharamba Secondary School The funding was provided by Wilderness Safaris Bisate...
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Seventy-eight families receive 78 goats – and will give 78 baby goats to the next 78 families… and the next… and the next… At the end of November, Children in the Wilderness and Wilderness Safaris Rwanda facilitated the donation of a goat each to 78 families in the Akayange Community situated just outside Akagera National...
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Thanks to a donation from Wilderness Safaris Bisate Lodge guests, Children in the Wilderness, in partnership with Wilderness Safaris Rwanda, arranged for the production and supply of 232 new desks for Bisate Primary School. Aline Umutoni, CITW Rwanda Community Co-ordinator, with the new desks Delivered to the school in November, the new additions to the classrooms...
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Netherlands-born Wilderness Safaris Rwanda Operations Manager & CITW Programme Coordinator, Ingrid Baas, and her husband Rob (WS Rwanda MD), share a passion for travel. One of the first countries they travelled to in Africa was Zambia, and after quickly falling in love with the country, their bush hospitality careers started in South Luangwa, after which...
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Thanks to a generous donation of USD2 400 from Bisate guests, CITW Rwanda has been able to support the Brave Youth Forever Group, which operates in Bisate village. The group comprises young volunteers who are active in the area. The funds will be used to support a chicken project, which includes 200 chickens, all materials...
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The 11th of October 2021 was the start of the new school year in Rwanda, an exciting time for the six partner schools that Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit Children in the Wilderness (CITW) works with, in the company’s three areas of operation in Rwanda. At the start of this new school year, CITW awarded an additional...
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Wilderness Safaris and its non-profit partner, Children in the Wilderness (CITW), have launched a new impact project in Rwanda, which will see each household in Bisate Lodge’s neighbouring Kinigi Sector – comprising some 23 000 residents – receive avocado saplings and large-scale agricultural support, to ensure that each family has fresh, nutritious avocados to supplement their...
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In June 2021 Wilderness Safaris and Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Rwanda were able to complete specific projects, and implement a number of others. With donations from our amazing guests and the Chairman’s Foundation, we have been able to improve the lives of many people in the communities in the vicinity of Magashi Camp at...
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