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Namibia
Our Namibia Community Engagement Administrator Agnes and CITW Admin Assistant Juliet are excited and very proud to introduce their new CITW Donation Drum, created and installed at the Wilderness Safaris Windhoek office this week. “The transformation of the drum was a lot of fun indeed, with hidden artistic talents discovered”, says Agnes. It was an...
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Out now, Eco-Stars is an annual Children in the Wilderness publication, providing readers with an overview of the programme, and the opportunity to meet some of its Eco-Stars and learn more about their regional successes. In this, our fourth edition of Eco-Stars, we bring you snippets from our programmes across the regions, some updates on...
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This month I had an incredible opportunity to join the CITW Namibia Team on their annual camps.  Over eight days, 47 amazing children from three schools were hosted at Wilderness Safaris Desert Rhino Camp, located in the Palmwag Concession.  The whole environment was just extraordinary.  The children were warmly welcomed with song and dance by...
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An update from Kirsty van der Want from our CITW Namibia annual camp at Wilderness Safaris Desert Rhino Camp, where just one of the lessons the children have is on the fascinating, endemic welwitschia, the country’s national plant. Children arrive in campLearning about welwitschiaDamaraland skyDesert-adapted black rhino They also had a thrilling walk to see Critically...
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US-based The Traveling School offers teenage girls between 15 and 18 the opportunity to explore the world and learn about themselves through academic, physical, and cultural challenges. Sixteen motivated young women and four inspiring teachers travel to a unique region of the globe for 15 weeks. Students earn full credit, immerse themselves in new cultures,...
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Warmquelle Primary School in the Sesfontein Constituency received clothing for the children donated by Wilderness Safaris guests and staff members. The smiles on the children’s faces were priceless – such joy and deep gratitude. CITW Namibia is profoundly grateful for all the helping hands who contribute and support our children, and make a difference in...
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By Juliet Binda – CITW Namibia Admin Assistant Okaukuejo Combined School is situated at Etosha National Park, 17 km from Okaukuejo, on the way to Outjo. The school was established in 1991 and inaugurated in 1992 as a project school to provide education for the children of Etosha’s employees, and those from nearby farms and...
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Elias Amaxab Combined School participated in the Annual National Clean-up Campaign on the 21st of September. This practical lesson outside the classroom, was a reminder as to why we need to keep our environment clean at all times. The school has a new principal – Mrs. Karutjaiva. She was is eager to get some new...
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Written by Juliet Binda – CITW Namibia Admin Assistant Eco-Club Members at Elias Amaxab Combined School in the Sesfontein Constituency, celebrated Heritage Day on the 24th of September 2019. The children shared stories of who they are, where they grew up and what they do culturally to celebrate milestone events in their respective cultures. The...
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Serra Cafema Front of House Manager Selma Benjamin and staff organised a local Himba community clean-up with the children. As she says, “Children are the future, and we love teaching them to keep their environment clean. It was magical to see their enthusiasm and the effort they put in”.
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