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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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“They have come to believe that human wellbeing can come from healthy plants (vegetation and trees)”. ~ Boston Wadi – former Eco-Club member, now site manager and tree nursery attendant for the Nanthomba Cluster reforestation project. Boston meets a maximum of 15 Eco-Club members twice a week, facilitating reforestation activities. The sessions include: Environmental conservation...
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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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During this lesson held in May, Eco-Club members learned about the importance of forests and were encouraged to take part in the reforestation of their communities. The children filled pots in readiness for sowing tree seeds for the next growing season. “Growing together with my forest” is the motto for the Nanthomba Eco-Club children. Every...
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From 13-16 May CITW Malawi, with support from Ian Strange of the UK, organised special lessons for Eco-Club children from around Liwonde National Park. In total over 80 children and 20 youth, along with nine Eco-Mentors and teachers from eight Eco-Clubs, participated at their respective Eco-Club centres. The events launched special Eco-Club lessons to assure...
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Our vision at Children in the Wilderness is to support sustainable conservation through leadership development and education of rural children in Africa.   Our educational programme includes aspects of environmental education and life skills development, as we believe that both of these are crucial in forging an enduring path for informed, dedicated and passionate next-generation leaders...
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As part of South Africa’s Level 4 lockdown regulations, it will be mandatory to wear a fabric mask in public from 1 May, 2020. The video has templates for three sizes Regional Programme Manager Janet Wilkinson has shared her tips, and a very useful video, for making your own washable, reusable face masks by hand....
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