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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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The Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) Programme includes those CITW youth who have progressed from Eco-Club members in primary school,and are now at secondary school level, or tertiary and beyond. At national level there are over 160 active members. This group is led by an executive committee of 10 members who are also involved in the...
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Its Universal Children’s Day today, and we want to celebrate the future custodians of Africa – our Children in the Wilderness children! Of course, none of what we do would be possible without our wonderful sponsors, donors, and our main fundraising event, the Nedbank Tour de Tuli. Thank you all for helping us make a difference...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) has been operating in Malawi since 2003. Our Eco-Club Programme, focusing on environmental education and life skills, currently runs in 17 schools across Malawi. The CITW Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) Programme has many active groups across the Region, with high school and young adults running various give-back campaigns in their...
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Read Janet Wilkinson’s report from her recent trip to Malawi, where she met Master Banda – the Master of the trees I met up with Mr Master Banda at the Root and Fruit Nursery in the grounds of Central African Wilderness Safaris Chinteche Inn.  Master was schooled in Kwa-Zulu Natal South Africa and later worked...
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CITW Malawi Regional Coordinator Symon Chibaka reports that in October YES Club members held environmental education talks and demonstrations at Kande Health Centre, Chintheche, Nkhata Bay. One of the major activities for the YES and Eco-Clubs since August this year has been community environment and sanitation awareness. During the Kande Health Centre Event, the youth...
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In Malawi, reports Symon Chibaka, CITW’s Eco-Clubs introduce junior school children to specifically focused environmental education and life skills programmes. When these Eco-Club members graduate to Secondary School, they join the YES Programme where they practice their knowledge acquired on practical activities and projects such as… • Reforestation • General civic education/awareness campaigns  • Helping to...
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Children in the Wilderness’ Regional Programme Manager Janet Wilkinson (Mama Janet) spent last week visiting the schools in the Malawi programme. “I was particularly struck by the humility and impressive work ethic of our scholarship students; but perhaps more poignant is the prospect of 500 schoolgirls learning science with access to just six computers. Any...
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