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Josephine Bestic
Our Namibia Community Engagement Administrator Agnes and CITW Admin Assistant Juliet are excited and very proud to introduce their new CITW Donation Drum, created and installed at the Wilderness Safaris Windhoek office this week. “The transformation of the drum was a lot of fun indeed, with hidden artistic talents discovered”, says Agnes. It was an...
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January 2020 – Children in the Wilderness (CITW) recently announced that the 2018 Nedbank Tour de Tuli promotional video has won the Best South African Film in Sports Tourism category at the International Tourism Film Festival Africa awards.   “We are delighted to have won this award at the first International Tourism Film Festival Africa...
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Caroline Culbert recently spent an inspirational morning at Ngamo Village on the outskirts of Hwange National Park, and met various community members working on a number of uplifting projects. The women’s weaving group was gathered in a picturesque shady spot, and we spent time with them while they chatted and worked on their basket weaving...
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Born in Mochudi in southern Botswana, Moalosi is the youngest of a family of six, including his parents, a sister and two brothers.  He is a traveller at heart, with a fascination for cultures and languages. For the past six years, he has dedicated his life to learning, observing, absorbing and sharing his experiences from...
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With generous donations from Bisate Lodge guests, Wilderness Safaris Rwanda – in partnership with the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (The Fossey Fund) and Rwanda Development Board (RDB) – has rehabilitated the existing water infrastructure at Bunyenyeri and Bushokoro. The communities are situated close to Bisate Lodge and Bisate Primary School in Rwanda’s Musanze District....
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Out now, Eco-Stars is an annual Children in the Wilderness publication, providing readers with an overview of the programme, and the opportunity to meet some of its Eco-Stars and learn more about their regional successes. In this, our fourth edition of Eco-Stars, we bring you snippets from our programmes across the regions, some updates on...
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Cathy Kays, co-owner of The Jao Reserve in Botswana’s wild and beautiful Okavango Delta, shared an impressive fact with us… did you know, the Kays’ magical Jacana Camp has hosted Children in the Wilderness camps every year since 2002! That’s some two decades of changing children’s lives through inspiring positive action, hosting a total of...
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Children in the Wilderness aims to increase rural children’s understanding of and appreciation for the diversity of natural environments, as well as to encourage them by demonstrating the opportunities that exist for them. The programme is designed to increase self-esteem, teach new skills and impart knowledge to our children. Enjoy these magical moments from our...
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Children in the Wilderness Zambezi is in the process of establishing a green village in Jabulani – a community located 20 kilometres from Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The aim of this initiative is to bring together people who are interested in establishing income-generating projects that are environmentally friendly, thus helping reduce waste that goes to landfill....
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This month I had an incredible opportunity to join the CITW Namibia Team on their annual camps.  Over eight days, 47 amazing children from three schools were hosted at Wilderness Safaris Desert Rhino Camp, located in the Palmwag Concession.  The whole environment was just extraordinary.  The children were warmly welcomed with song and dance by...
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