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Josephine Bestic
Since the start of COVID-19, Wilderness Safaris and Children in the Wilderness (CITW), have continued to provide crucial support to rural Namibian communities through educational assistance, the provision of Tippy Taps in remote regions and reusable face mask materials. In addition, food parcel deliveries are providing relief to our five partner conservancies namely Doro Nawas,...
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In a continued drive to aid rural communities in Botswana, Wilderness Safaris donated additional consignments of essential supplies to Tsodilo Hills and the Okavango Community Trust villages at the end of August 2020. Thanks to generous support from past guests, friends, trade partners and Wilderness Safaris staff and Chairman’s Foundation, 1 820 food hampers have...
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The WWF is calling African youth to share their conservation success stories in order to inspire and tell the world how African youth are shifting from business as usual and are taking action to protect African ecosystems and the people who depend on them. From their website: As part of a commitment to strive toward...
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As part of its ongoing Conservation Heroes COVID-Relief drive in the Zambezi region, Children in the Wilderness (CITW), Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner, distributed another 250 food parcels in August to vulnerable families, the elderly, and child-headed households in six of its partner communities. Valued at USD10 000, this generous donation – thanks to the Wilderness Safaris...
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Last weekend CITW Ambassador and SkyRun2020 participant, Georgina Crisp took the opportunity to get in a solid 30 km training run at Rooiberg in Limpopo Province’s Waterberg bushveld. She was accompanied by a crew from the Nedbank Tour de Tuli as well as a convoy of Land Rover Owners’ Club members who volunteer for the...
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“The more that you read, the more things you’ll know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go” – Dr Seuss Reading corner at St Mary’s School, Zimbabwe Each year on September 8th we observe the UNESCO-initiated International Literacy Day, to raise awareness around the issues of adult and child literacy. Literacy workshop...
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Portia Nyoni was born in Lukosi Village, 10 kilometres from Hwange town in Zimbabwe. Orphaned as a little girl and one of five children, Portia and her siblings went to live with their grandmother. Fortunately, her grandmother was a firm believer in the importance of education, and while they struggled to make ends meet, her...
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As one of the 4Cs of our business philosophy, we celebrate our Culture every day in our organisation. However, the last Friday of August marks our extra special annual celebration of Wilderness Safaris Heritage Day. While we were apart this year due to COVID-19, our regions went all out to showcase our beautiful cultures and...
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As the daughter of uber-CITW supporter and former CITW board member, Miles Crisp, it’s perhaps no surprise that Georgina is herself a long-time supporter of our programme. A poster girl for all things adventurous, Georgina has committed to running this year’s K-Way SkyRun as a CITW Ambassador; the run is an epic self-supported race set...
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Botswana Programme Co-ordinator, Mo Lebekwe, reconnects with a 2019 camper. Name: Oaratwa Tlotlo “T-Gurl” Chilume Age: 12 years old Gender: Female Grade: Standard 6 at Tubu Primary School Home village: Mathangwane Country: Botswana, Northwest Region When and why did you join the Eco-Club in your school? I joined the club in 2016 when I was...
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