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Namibia
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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Through PackforaPurpose.org (and despite not actually staying at any Wilderness Safaris camps), recent visitors to Namibia, Frédérique Perpetu and family, made a wonderful and welcome donation of clothes and shoes, school and medical supplies for the communities at Desert Rhino Camp and Doro Nawas. Thank you so much Fred, your generous and thoughtful gifts are hugely appreciated!  
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The Kovacs, guests to Wilderness Safaris Serra Cafema Camp, visited Otjinungua Mobile School to offer clothing, toys and stationery to the children. The Kovacs were interested in being a part of the children’s day-to day school life and attended school lessons, played games and had one-on-one interactions with the children. They have been in touch...
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This article features in the December edition of Mountain Bike magazine: THE DUNLOP “BEYOND THE DESERT EDGE” EXPEDITION will be the first in a series of #BEYONDEXPEDITIONS ventures to be undertaken by duo Peter Van Kets and Jacques Marais over the next four years. Each of these missions will aim to highlight specific regions under...
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Jacques Marais and Peter van Kets took some amazing footage on their adventure Beyond the Desert Edge. Watch episode one of their journey here: #BeyondTheDesertEdge #BikingForABetterFuture #ChildrenInTheWilderness #DunlopTyresSA
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) partnered with the Ducere Foundation in 2015, with the aim of enhancing literacy levels in children across Africa by promoting story writing, creative writing and the capturing of oral tradition through the Ducere ACS Programme. This year was CITW Namibia’s turn for the children to show their writing skills. Their...
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