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750 Grade 7, 9, and 12 students in five of our Livingstone schools, Have been given a face mask, making them look very cool. Now that examination classes are back to the grind, Students must have a face mask so that they don’t fall behind.  The less learning time lost, the more opportunity students have...
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Lena Florry is Wilderness Safaris Namibia’s Area Manager for Damaraland, Desert Rhino Camp and Doro Nawas, and a member of the Torra Conservancy, with whom Damaraland Camp has a pioneering ecotourism partnership. As part of its ongoing mitigation of human-wildlife conflict (HWC) in north-west Namibia, the company, through its sustainability fund, donated a lion-proof kraal,...
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On the 26th of June, Wilderness Safaris donated 150 food hampers to Matlapana village in Botswana’s North-West District near Maun.  Valued at P78 500, the donation was handed into the care of the Kgosi, Village Development Committee (VDC) and the social workers, and will provide much-needed support to identified vulnerable families who have been most...
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At a glance, this infographic provides an illuminating overview of the impact the Tour’s fundraising has on the Children in the Wilderness programme! Thank you to the riders, sponsors, donors and volunteers – without you none of it is possible!
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Wilderness Safaris operates in six African countries, and the CITW Zambezi operation covers Zambia and Zimbabwe. All of Wilderness Safaris’ camps are featured on the Pack for a Purpose website, and we are so fortunate to receive many items from guests through Pack for a Purpose. Our guests have shown considerable generosity and support for...
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As part of its ongoing support of the five villages surrounding Bisate Lodge, on 19 June Wilderness Safaris Rwanda conducted a third distribution of essential supplies to 634 people and 158 families. Valued at over USD2 000, 3.5 tons of dry goods were handed over to grateful community members at Bisate Primary School. The company...
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Tshwaragano Primary School is home to Fern Brasem’s Children in the Wilderness urban Eco-Club in Gaborone. “They appealed to me with a wish list of items to help them welcome the rest of the children back to school (there are over 1 000 precious souls in this school)”, says Fern. “I called a local company...
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Bobirwa Programme Co-ordinator Tanya McKenzie arranged a donation from CITW of a “no touch” foot-pumped hand sanitiser dispenser for the central area/entrance for each school in the cluster, including Gobojango JSS and Mathathane – Badale JSS. MabolweBadale Tanya noted that each school already has six thermometers per school donated by Steve and Maggie Lansdown, but...
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In the face of these challenging times, Wilderness Safaris Botswana, together with the Botswana government, community leaders and a handful of generous donors, have made it possible to bring tremendous relief to rural communities affected by COVID-19. Having been reliant on ecotourism, these villages are facing a tough financial reality, with food shortages increasingly prevalent....
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Regional Programme Coordinator Ingrid Baas, now running our Rwanda programme, recalls her third year of running camps for the CITW Zambia children… After cutting our teeth on our first CITW camps in Zambia in 2007 and in 2008, we now had a good system going, with an amazing team of staff who were all eager...
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