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Bobirwa
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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Thanks to the extraordinary funds raised by the annual Nedbank Tour de Tuli mountain bike event, which takes place in the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area (GMTFCA), Children in the Wilderness (CITW)  is able to run our life-changing programme in villages in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe surrounding the GMTFCA. We host an annual Tri-Nations Camp...
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Tanya McKenzie, our Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Programme Coordinator for the Bobirwa Region in Botwana, wrote this wonderful update on two very special young men. Thabiso Tsheole and Mogomotsi Ramofi both attended CITW camps as youngsters, and returned this year as Eco-Mentors. Read Tanya’s report below. Thabiso Tsheole attended a CITW Camp in December...
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In each of our seven Regions where we operate – Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe – our after school Eco-Club programme continues to tick over nicely. The Eco-Clubs focus on environmental education and life skills lessons. Our YES Resource Book was officially launched in the Zambezi Region, reaching high school and early school leavers, also with a...
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