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Lisa Witherden
Symon Chibaka, our Children in the Wilderness Programme Coordinator in Malawi,  attended an International Women’s Association of Malawi (IWAM) gathering in Lilongwe in April. Symon had the opportunity to present at the meeting, and took the members of IWAM through the different elements of the Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Programme. Right away, IWAM pledged to...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) has partnered with the Southern African Wildlife College (SAWC) to provide opportunities for CITW participants to build on their conservation and environmental education by attending a six-month bridging course. Last week, CITW Botswana worked with the students selected as beneficiaries for the 2017 bridging course, to complete all required documents...
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Rocktail Camp General Manager Natalie Gouws implemented an inspiring initiative to provide local community members with reading glasses (read The Gift of Sight here) late last year. With her generous spirit it was only a matter of time before she and ‘partner in crime’, SA Regional Coordinator Janet Wilkinson, were back in the community with...
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If you have listed Children in the Wilderness as a beneficiary on your MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card, you not only stand a chance of winning in this lucky draw, but Woolworths will also donate a percentage of your purchase to Children in the Wilderness on your behalf. All you have to do is swipe your MySchool...
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The ladies from the Adult Eco-Clubs in Namibia had a few days of training at the end of April. Leonie Basson, Trika Basson, Katrina Mangani, Rebecca Adams and Trene Basson boarded their first ever flight to Windhoek, and set out to the Soweto Market where they visited different shops to gather ideas for their clubs....
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Members of the Bandawe and Nanthomba YES Clubs in Malawi spent time giving back to the elderly in their communities. YES Club Members visited a few elderly members of their community, collecting firewood and water for them, completing various chores around their homes, and building a cassava drying structure for Gogo Nyamuhone. Well done to...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) operates Eco-Clubs in the various communities with which we work. These Eco-Clubs take place at the rural schools and follow a structured. Eco-Clubs give all learners who are interested in the environment a chance to meet, learn, discuss and expand their knowledge of environmental issues. Eco-Club lessons also cover various...
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Meet Namibian CITW students Vemunvindiraiye, Tracy, Mukaauamandela and Abiollus, who spent some time in the Wilderness Safaris Windhoek office completing paperwork for their Southern African Wildlife College studies this year. The students are among 20 scholars selected from Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe for this year’s 2017 academic intake. An inspiration to us all!
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Here is an update on Emma and Emma’s amazing 125 km run and paddle fundraising effort for Central African Wilderness Safaris (CAWS) and CITW, which we featured at the end of March. These young ladies raised approximately MK 500,000 worth of funds, during this short period of time. These funds have been allocated towards the payment...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) and Qhubeka donated 250 bicycles to underprivileged learners at N’wanati High School in Limpopo’s Makuleke community on Wednesday, 26 April as part of Qhubeka’s innovative Scholar Mobility Programme. We are so proud to partner with Qhubeka and look forward to seeing how these learners progress and enjoy their new bicycles.
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