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Botswana
In a continued drive to aid rural communities in Botswana, Wilderness Safaris donated additional consignments of essential supplies to Tsodilo Hills and the Okavango Community Trust villages at the end of August 2020. Thanks to generous support from past guests, friends, trade partners and Wilderness Safaris staff and Chairman’s Foundation, 1 820 food hampers have...
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The WWF is calling African youth to share their conservation success stories in order to inspire and tell the world how African youth are shifting from business as usual and are taking action to protect African ecosystems and the people who depend on them. From their website: As part of a commitment to strive toward...
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“The more that you read, the more things you’ll know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go” – Dr Seuss Reading corner at St Mary’s School, Zimbabwe Each year on September 8th we observe the UNESCO-initiated International Literacy Day, to raise awareness around the issues of adult and child literacy. Literacy workshop...
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As one of the 4Cs of our business philosophy, we celebrate our Culture every day in our organisation. However, the last Friday of August marks our extra special annual celebration of Wilderness Safaris Heritage Day. While we were apart this year due to COVID-19, our regions went all out to showcase our beautiful cultures and...
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Botswana Programme Co-ordinator, Mo Lebekwe, reconnects with a 2019 camper. Name: Oaratwa Tlotlo “T-Gurl” Chilume Age: 12 years old Gender: Female Grade: Standard 6 at Tubu Primary School Home village: Mathangwane Country: Botswana, Northwest Region When and why did you join the Eco-Club in your school? I joined the club in 2016 when I was...
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During Wilderness Safaris Botswana’s food hamper deliveries in Gudigwa, our colleague and former CITW Botswana Programme Co-ordinator, Lesh Moiteela, was surprised and delighted to run into one of the pupils who received a bicycle donated by The Mike’s Bikes Foundation in 2018. CITW Botswana and The Mike’s Bikes Foundation’s partnership dates way back to 2015....
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‘We saw evidence of malnutrition in some of the children, and people whose food was running out. They didn’t know food was coming’. Kim Nixon, Wilderness Safaris Botswana MD, describes ‘an increasing scale of hardship’ witnessed in his team’s ongoing outreach to villages surrounding the Okavango Delta, and Bushman families within the Central Kalahari Game...
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CITW Eco-Mentors at Gobojango Primary School in the Bobirwa Cluster yesterday received a welcome donation of sanitiser refill from Craig Lord and Annie Peatling of Jwala-Dopotta Game Reserve in the area. We cannot thank Craig and Annie enough for their personal donation, and ongoing support of our Eco-Mentors in the area at this time! See...
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On the 26th of June, Wilderness Safaris donated 150 food hampers to Matlapana village in Botswana’s North-West District near Maun.  Valued at P78 500, the donation was handed into the care of the Kgosi, Village Development Committee (VDC) and the social workers, and will provide much-needed support to identified vulnerable families who have been most...
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At a glance, this infographic provides an illuminating overview of the impact the Tour’s fundraising has on the Children in the Wilderness programme! Thank you to the riders, sponsors, donors and volunteers – without you none of it is possible!
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