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Bobirwa
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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Children in the Wilderness (CITW), in association with Diacore Gaborone Marathon, has launched an exciting Sports in the Wilderness programme at 15 of its affiliated Eco-Club schools in Botswana. From 11 to 27 February 2019, each school will be hosting an environmentally-themed track and field Sports Day to inspire and motivate children to care for...
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The first week of Diacore and Children in the Wilderness Sports Days kicked off in the Okavango Region of Botswana last week. Just a few pictures from three of our schools in this Region – getting briefed and ready to run, and collecting litter. Diacore Sports Day – BeetshaDiacore Sports Day – Gudigwa Diacore Sports...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) aims to expose children to their natural heritage, in an effort to promote conservation and awareness around the environment. CITW believes that it is vitally important to observe and celebrate important world environmental days, which focus on endangered and threatened species, and pertinent environmental topics such as water, climate change,...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Bobirwa hosted two back-to-back camps at Mashatu in December. The Bobirwa Region is in the southern region of Botswana. Partnering with Mashatu Game Reserve, Tanya McKenzie and her team host the CITW programme in six schools of the Bobirwa District.  The annual Nedbank Tour de Tuli mountain biking event, CITW’s biggest fundraising event, takes place in...
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The universal language of play and fun immediately broke down any barriers.  – Sibahle Mncwango I recently had the pleasure of participating in the Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Tri-Nations Camp, held in Mapungubwe National Park, South Africa. Out of everything I had imagined, I did not envisage an experience that could be so genuine, and...
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