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Bobirwa
Each year, the route on the Nedbank Tour de Tuli traverses the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area (GMTFCA) which includes Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Riding is predominantly along ancient elephant trails, giving participants the opportunity to experience wonderful scenery, get close to wildlife, and interact with communities in the area. Along these beautiful routes,...
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Nick Galpine, our Nedbank Tour de Tuli Social Media Guru, rode this year’s Tour, and wrote this lovely little overview of his experience. “It’s hard to believe, as the dust settles, and the elephants of the Tuli Block rub their surprised eyes (well they would if they could), that the Nedbank Tour de Tuli is...
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Read this report written by Isabel Wolf-Gillespie (CITW Bobirwa Eco Club Coordinator). Isabel organised and facilitated a visit from the Good Hope Group in June. This experience was about social volunteering and assisting in the Lentswe Le Moriti and Mathathane Schools and Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Eco-Clubs, as well as an opportunity to explore...
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Meet the Children in the Wilderness team! Last week we gathered at the Rivonia offices we share withWilderness Safaris for our annual regional workshop.  Three super energising days later saw the regional coordinators heading back to their respective countries to implement the life-changing plans and projects they finalised.  The Children in the Wilderness Team Back L...
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Motlhabaneng Primary School, two of the schools in the Molema Cluster of our Bobirwa Region in Botswana, celebrated Mother Earth Day at the end of March. Mentors decided to focus the celebrations on the issue of litter. As all of our lessons do, the day started with a fun energiser to get the children excited...
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In Bobirwa sub-district in Botswana, Children in the Wilderness works with six schools. The schools are split into two clusters – the Masego and Molema clusters. The Masego cluster is made up of our three newest schools: Gobojango, Mabolwe and Semolale. Have a look at what the Masego Cluster has been up to over the...
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Bamba Bagwasi, our Eco-Club Coordinator for Semolale Primary School in the Tuli area of Botswana, shared some wonderful pictures of the start of a new project which we’re getting started in our communities – the creation of ecobricks. The schools will collect plastic waste to fill empty plastic bottles, to make these bricks which will...
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Eco-Mentor Training for the Bobirwa Region, took place at Tuli Safari Lodge from the 5th to the 7th of April 2019. It was wonderful to have the training at the lodge for a number of reasons. Not only did the Mentors get to go on two beautiful game drives and get to see and experience...
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World Wildlife Day is celebrated annually on the 3rd of March. This year’s theme is ‘Life below water: For people and planet’. The World Wildlife Day 2019 aligns closely with the Sustainable Development Goal 14 – Life below water, which focuses on marine species, and will be an opportunity to highlight the critical issues and...
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Isabel Wolf-Gillespie, our Children in the Wilderness Community Outreach Coordinator for the Bobirwa Region in Botswana, is the most wonderful photographer. Here are a few of her snaps from the recent Diacore Sports Days held in February. Gobojango Primary School Gobojango – Isabel Wolf-Gillespie Gobojango – Isabel Wolf-Gillespie Gobojango – Isabel Wolf-Gillespie Gobojango – Isabel...
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