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Unite to Light (UTL), a Santa Barbara, California non-profit organisation, in collaboration with Children in the Wilderness Malawi (CITW), has embarked on a project to source and distribute solar Luke Lights to needy students in rural areas of Malawi. UTL sources the lights and CITW distributes the lights to the students in remote areas of...
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March is an important time for our planet. Not only do we mark World Wildlife Day on 3 March, and Global Recycling Day on 18 March, we observe World Water Day on 22 March as well as Earth Hour on 27 March. This year’s World Wildlife Day focused on Forests and Livelihoods; Sustaining People and...
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After a recent generous donation, CITW Malawi’s Symon Chibaka was able to organise a series of workshops for YES and Eco-Club children to learn more about COVID-19… what it is, how to protect themselves and their families from it, and through diet, how to build strong immune systems. Learning About COVID-19 Mr Nyirenda, a Health...
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Nanthomba and Kafulafula Eco-Club Since the outbreak of the COVID-19, CITW has been engaged in creating awareness around dealing with the pandemic. The message has been put out to parents, the youth and the children. CITW children have been also making face masks, as one of the ways to minimise the chances of contracting the...
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Every year, towards the end of November, Chihame Eco-Club at Chintheche celebrates the beginning of tree-planting season, especially as some tree species need planting early, at the beginning of the rainy season. The club is planning to plant over 1 000 seedlings between December 2020 and March next year. The Nanthomba Tree Nursery is managed...
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With donations from Central African Wilderness Safaris (CAWS) MD Chris Badger, his wife Pam, and the Rosemary Pencil Foundation, a face-mask production project was launched at the Chihame YES Club in Chintheche. The Chihame Centre received two sewing machines as donations. At the same time, further to the south, the Nanthomba Centre in Liwonde also...
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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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Hand-washing as one of the means of preventing the spread of COVID-19 was explained and demonstrated to CITW Malawi Eco-Club children and YES Club youth during May of this year. Led by a health worker based in the community, together with the Eco-Club teachers, they placed great emphasis on the importance of hand-washing at all...
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“Growing together with my forest – healthy environment for healthy life.” The Nangondo Cluster Centre is on the eastern side of Liwonde National Park, and is a hub for four Eco-Clubs in the local primary schools. The Nangondo Centre’s aim is to raise 5 000 seedlings of different trees. The trees will be distributed free...
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