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Wilderness Safaris Johannesburg once again generously supported a Christmas party for the children at Zithulele Daycare Centre in Olivenhoutsbosch.  Names of the children are hung on the office Christmas tree and staff members buy gifts for the children.  Despite there been 92 children at the daycare centre, we still ran out of names so some...
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Children in the Wilderness Zimbabwe, in collaboration with Wordworks, (a non-profit organisation based in South Africa), recently held a hugely successful Early Literacy Teacher Training Workshop in Victoria Falls.  Thanks to generous donor funding from across the globe, including contributions from the Zambezi Cycle Challenge, various private individuals and corporations, 37 Early Childhood Development (ECD)...
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The purpose of the workshop was to train teachers to become Eco-Mentors by upgrading skills in their environmental understating so that they are able to start and run Eco-Clubs and also to enable them to better implement school and village environmental projects and initiatives. The training was also aimed at introducing the teachers to Children...
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CITW Zambia organized field trips to Mosi Oa Tunya National Park between 30 November 2015 and 4th December 2015.  The field trips to the park were part of CITW’s efforts to expose children to the natural heritage and provide conservation and environmental knowledge. A total of 5 schools in Livingstone participated on these field trips....
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In November/December 2015, CITW Zambezi Region hosted six separate camps (2 Zambian and 4 Zimbabwean), with 156 children from schools across the region including from Holy Cross, Nalituwe, Simoonga, Twabuka, Lupane, Kabulwebulwe and Mapoko Primary Schools (Zambia); Jabulani, Emfundweni, Ziga, Ngamo, Mpindo, Kapane, Jakalasi and St Mary’s Primary Schools (Zimbabwe). On arrival at the camp...
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Between April and November 2015 CITW cluster center Nanthomba managed to raised 20 000 different kinds of seedlings (trees).  These included: 10 000 agro-forestry tree seedlings; 3 000 fruit tree seedlings; 7 000 wood and timber tree seedlings. Eco-Club members from Nanthomba, Kavunguti, Kafulafula Primary Schools; Adult Eco-Club (Nanthomba Eco-Women) and Nanthomba YES Club members...
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Every year Wilderness Safaris provides logistical support to the Desert Dash event.  Children in the Wilderness Namibia also provides support and each year receives generous financial support from the event.  In 2015 CITW received a fantastic donation of N$111 000 (approx. USD7 400).
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Agnes Tijare will be working closely with Ketji both in CITW and overall Community Development. Below is a short bio for Agnes: ‘I am Agnes Tjirare, born in Okakarara a small village within Otjozondjupa region. I joined Wilderness Safaris in 2008, occupied a number of positions ranging from guiding, camp management, logistics administration, service training...
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Children In The Wilderness (Zimbabwe & Zambia) collaborated with teacher education staff and students at the University of Newcastle, Australia to conduct a two-week study tour for Australian students to Victoria Falls in September/October this year. The seven teacher education students visited schools in the area, ran a resource-making workshop with local teachers and collaborated...
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The enthusiastic applause of the Emfundweni Primary School children signified not only appreciation but pride and celebration as they returned to classes in the newly refurbished classroom block.  This was funded through the generosity of Mr David Taylor Smith, his wife,  Jacs and their two daughters.   In his younger days, David came out to Zimbabwe...
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