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The CITW Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) programme is a product of the CITW Eco-Club programme. YES members are those youth who were Eco-Club members from between one and up to 15 years ago (i.e. dating back to 2004). These youth range from those who have just graduated from Eco-Clubs (at primary school level), and now...
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Chintheche, Mgodi and Chihame Eco-Clubs had a joint educational trip to Kande Horse Farm. Their objectives included: To learn about how the horse farm works in relation to environmental conservationTo learn about mixed farming that can be practiced in their home surroundings Learning to ride a horseMixed farming lessons On the trip there were 30...
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If one of the ways of measuring leadership is by how many people one can attract and influence, then these CITW YES youth are on it! Malaza Trading Centre – the crowd hooked on the CITW YES message for change – MalawiCITW YES Club addressing the crowd at Chintheche Trading Centre Chihame YES Club recently...
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Malawi Regional Programme Coordinator Symon Chibaka caught up with Stella, a former CITW Eco-Mentor and soon-to-be children’s guidance counsellor. Hi, I am Stella Chiotha. I am 25 years old. I am a proud Malawian and I firmly believe in the positive influence of CITW on its participants. I believe in the change effect of CITW...
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Children in the Wilderness Malawi (Eco-Clubs and YES Clubs) began this year’s reforestation cycle with donations which came through Pack for Purpose. The gardening tools, received along with other items, included: hand forks, hand trowels and pruning scissors. Nanthomba Eco-Club children with gardening tools donated by Pack for Purpose
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) strongly believes that through its Eco-Club and YES programmes, champions and leaders emerge who influence their communities regarding environmental awareness and culture, and who strive to achieve sustainable conservation. Nelson, Symon and Chifundo Nelson Chikwewa, joined CITW when he was just 11 years old. Thereafter he became one of the...
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Waste management is an important part of CITW Eco-Club activities. With the concept of basic science sponsored by Design Squad Global, the waste management projects by Eco-Clubs have found yet another ‘mouth’ to swallow some of the litter they collect from their school grounds. Eco-Club members are now learning to design and make prototype shoes...
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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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CITW Malawi has four Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) Clubs and over 160 active members. In the month of March, the youth organised a number of activities, which included: •             Selecting their leaders for the 2019/2020 year •             Educational trips •             Community sanitation awareness campaigns A trip to a rubber plantation. The Forest Manager explained how...
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“There aren’t many lights to switch off here, but we can switch the desertification into forests” Earth Hour is a global movement that encourages people to conserve power. Organised by the WWF and volunteer organisations worldwide, Earth Hour was started as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007. Since then it has grown to...
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