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Designing and basic sciences are complementary Eco-Club activities, which give the club members a chance to look at some common problems and to work on bringing about solutions. The topics range from social to environmental, and a number of Eco-Clubs have already implemented the concept to stop water runoff, and encouraged water absorption on their...
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Between April and December 2018, Children in the Wilderness Malawi Eco-Clubs raised 20,000 tree seedlings in its southern zone near Liwonde National Park. In the northern zone, the children participated in the Root to Fruit reforestation project, where over 20,000 seedlings were also raised and then distributed to the local communities by January 2019. From...
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Eco-Mentors (primary school teachers and local mentors who run the Eco-Clubs), underwent a two-day training session on how to implement basic design sciences with Eco-Club members. The basic science sessions are very complementary to the CITW curriculum, in that the children learn more about solving social and environmental problems using basic science. The Design Squad...
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Every January 26th, International Environmental Education Day is celebrated around the world. Environmental education is a dynamic and participatory process that seeks to awaken people’s awareness to environmental problems, allowing them to be identified both at global and local environment levels. The day’s aim is to identify relationships and independence of interactions that occur between...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Malawi runs environmental, life skills and educational camps for rural Malawian children and youths who are members of the programme. Every year Central African Wilderness Safaris closes its lodges to paying guests for a period of two weeks in order to host camps for these members. Camps for primary school...
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In the most recent Central African Wilderness Safaris (CAWS) Christmas and New Year email from Chris Badger (Managing Director), Chris talks about what Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Malawi has acheived in 2018. CAWS and CITW joined forces many years ago to run our programme around Malawi. Read Chris’s report below: CITW Malawi: 2018 has...
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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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Andrew Viyano is a Children in the Wilderness YES Club programme member who has spent more than 10 years with CITW. He started with the Eco-Club programme, moving on to become a YES Club member in secondary school. This year he will be graduating as a journalist from the University of Malawi. Last week he...
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Graduates of CITW’s Eco-Club programme move on to the YES Club programme. While Eco-Clubs are aimed at children in primary schools, YES Clubs are for youth in secondary school, and beyond. Napwa YES Club Educational Visit to Liwonde National Park – November 2018. These youth have been to Liwonde National Park a number of times,...
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The Nanthomba Eco-Cub cluster is made up of four Primary Schools. These schools join hands on a number of projects, one of which is reforestation. Between May and June,every year, the surrounding communities are asked by CITW Eco-Club members to register the number of trees they would like to plant in the next forestation cycle....
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