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Josephine Bestic
Eco-Mentor volunteer Angelica Mills shares a glimpse into how we prepare for the children before an Eco-Club annual camp. As she says, all made possible through Bobirwa Programme Coordinator, our beloved “Aunty” Tanya McKenzie’s amazing hard work and dedication!  “Quirky smiles. I love watching the children experiment and pose with their favourite mentors. We take...
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Following on from the enormously successful Eco-Mentor training last weekend, our Bobirwa Eco-Clubs have all held environmental lessons, and introduced their school heads and children to the wonderful, lockable trunks packed with amazing educational goodies. Enjoy this selection of activities from Gobojano, Motlhabaneng, Lentswe-le-Moriti, Mabolwe, Semolale and Mathathane primary schools – from lessons on hygiene...
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Reflex Mbomboro, star student from Braunfels Agriculture High School, sent us this heartwarming thank-you: “It’s my greatest pleasure and heartfelt gratitude that I may write this letter to you. “My name is Reflex Mbomboro, aged 19 years from Sesfontein village up in Kunene Region. I was a student at Braunfels Agriculture High School from 2015-2019. ...
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The women’s papermaking project in the Jabulani community has come a long way since training began a few months ago. The group has been part of the Mapepa Paper Project, and has recently completed the initial three-month training. We attended the certification ceremony, where the women carried out a demonstration on how the paper is...
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Eco-Mentor training plays a crucial part in the CITW programme.  One of the main focus areas of this training is on the teachers and community members who volunteer their time to run the Eco-Clubs in the schools. Practical activity: web-of-life lesson The purpose of the training is to prepare the teachers to facilitate these weekly...
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The 2019 annual Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Bobirwa December camps hosted a total of 32 children between the ages of 9 and 13, with an equal representation of boys and girls. The participating learners were from two schools neighbouring Mashatu Game Reserve, namely Semolale and Gobojango primary schools. The first camp commenced by welcoming back...
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On the 2019 Namibia annual camp at Wilderness Safaris Desert Rhino Camp (DRC) we discovered that Kaveumana from Otjinungua Mobile School and Newman from Elias Amaxab Combined School had very interesting connections to Wilderness Safaris. Tjimbiru Kaveumana is a 15-year-old girl in Grade 4 who hails from the Marienfluss Conservancy; she has attended CITW camps...
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Three rural schools with which CITW Zambezi works in Zambia are the first to receive solar lights from the Bourke Family Foundation’s Lights for Literacy initiative in this year’s distribution. Lupani Primary, Simoonga Thandizani Trust and Twabuka Community Schools were the recipient schools of last week’s distribution. Due to the rural location that these schools...
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Insight and inspiration from Rebecca Rothney, founder of the life-changing Pack for a Purpose organisation… Wilderness Safaris states on their website, “Everything we do is aimed at creating journeys that change lives and inspire positive action.” This is certainly true for my husband and me. In 2002 we had the pleasure of going on our...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Rwanda has already made great strides into the new decade. Building on the two highly successful Eco-Clubs – hosting a total of 60 learners at Bisate Primary School, and a scholarship programme for eight students from Bisate Secondary School – 2020 brings exciting new school partnerships, new Eco-Clubs, a YES...
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