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Namibia
Two back-to-back Children in the Wilderness (CITW) camps took place in Namibia at the beginning of December. The camps were held at Damaraland Adventure Camp (DAC), a rustic Wilderness Safaris camp in the heart of the Torra Conservancy. Agnes Tjirare, our CITW Coordinator in Namibia, and her team of Mentors ran fun, informative, inspiring camps,...
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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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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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Since launching its innovative Eco-Club programme in 2001, Children in the Wilderness (CITW) has focused on reaching more children, more often, and now proudly runs 67 Eco-Clubs across seven African countries. In addition to hosting 3 300 children at Eco-Clubs throughout the year, CITW has hosted nearly 7 000 children and 402 teachers at 207...
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Since launching in Botswana in 2001, Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner, Children in the Wilderness (CITW), has impacted the lives of over 10 000 children in seven African countries through a range of environmental and life skills educational programmes, with many alumni later joining the ecotourism industry in adult life. Working in partnership with many of...
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Read Linda’s story on how she Packed for a Purpose for Children in the Wilderness, Namibia: Do you ever bring gifts for your hosts when you travel and then luxuriate in the emptiness of your case on the way home? We had the exceptional good luck to run across Pack for a Purpose before we...
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Thirteen Children in the Wilderness (CITW) staff, SAWC graduates, Eco-Club coordinators and Eco-Club teachers recently attended a Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA) training course. The course, entitled Environmental Educators Course, focuses on approaches to environmental teaching and learning, as well as a wide variety of methods and approaches to environmental education. This five...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Namibia had the honour of hosting the Hai//kom San children who originate from Etosha National Park and surrounding farms for the first time in December last year. The group consisted of 24 children and two teachers and stayed for a duration of three nights at camp. The activities consisted of...
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Once again our heartfelt thanks to recent guests of Wilderness Safaris‘ Serra Cafema who donated food and other items to the Marienfluss School (the same school Wilderness helped rebuild after a devastating fire a few years ago). Bradwin and Staintly fromWilderness Safaris Namibia dropped off the donation and got the children together for a quick photo...
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