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Our wonderful Eco-Mentors in the Bobirwa Region, Botswana, were sure to celebrate World Elephant Day in their Eco-Clubs this August. Here are a few snaps of the children in action:
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Read Women’s Health Journalist Cally Silberbauer’s experience of the Nedbank Tour de Tuli 2019: I Cycled 300km in 3 Countries Over 4 Days… And Put On Weight. Thank you Cally for your wonderful words on Children in the Wilderness: “This event is too magical to put into words. However, it’s the charity that it supports...
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MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet is South Africa’s biggest community support programme which raises funds for schools and charities in order to improve education and social development. MySchool allows anyone to raise funds for their favourite school or charity. It really is so easy. Apply for a MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card here. Add Children in the Wilderness as...
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Our Eco-Club at Gobojango Primary School in Bobirwa Botswana, had a lesson on tortoises, turtles and terrapins (and tongue twisters!). Our wonderful Eco-Mentor took the initiative and had the students make their own creatures out of clay 🙂
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Written by Gaba Modirapula – CITW Botswana Programme Assistant Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Botswana would like to thank Ms Vee Romero, a Wilderness Safaris guest, for the donation of school uniforms to 24 Eco-Club children. This donation was made in loving memory of the late Geoffrey Aupiti, a CITW Eco-Mentor who sadly passed away...
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The finishing touches are being completed on the new boys’ hostel at Kapane Secondary School in Tsholotsho, Zimbabwe. This project was made possible through a generous donation by Jessica and Matthew Upchurch. It was a much-needed development to ensure that students boarding at the school have a safe place to stay during the term. Previously,...
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Written by Josephine Bestic In 2011 a shy Grade 7 Makuleke boy named Destiny Wisani Hlungwani attended a Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Eco-Camp at nearby Pafuri in the far north of the Kruger National Park. On a CITW camp at Pafuri, learning about solar powerOn a CITW camp, during a team bird drawing competitionCITW...
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Children in the Wilderness featured in Botswana’s Echo Newspaper earlier this week, with an article written by Bokani King. Bokani popped into Lentswe-Le-Moriti during the Nedbank Tour de Tuli in July, when our cyclists were riding through and interacting with our children. Bokani interviewed Isabel Wolf-Gillespie, our CITW Eco-Club Coordinator in the Bobirwa Region, as...
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Semolale Primary School in Bobirwa Region, Botswana, had a little bit of fun earlier this week. Our clever Eco-Mentors planted a few animal tracks around the school and had the children identify the animals who would have left them 🙂 All in an effort to help the children be aware of the animals they might...
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We have constant, special reminders of Wilderness Safaris stalwart, and Children in the Wilderness chairman (and greatest supporter), Russel Friedman, who sadly passed away in February 2018. Russel was instrumental in the implementation of our programme, both the day-to-day ins and outs, and the big picture of how to achieve our goals. His passion, drive and...
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