Category

Rwanda
After a request from the Gishwati community committee to Children in the Wilderness and Wilderness Safaris Rwanda, and thanks to generous donations from Wilderness Safaris’ guests, we were able to assist Gisunzu Primary School and the surrounding community with a special chicken egg-farming project at the start of this year. In the villages close to...
Read More
The last few days of 2020 have been particularly exciting for Akayange and Kayange villages, as well as Akayange Primary School. With the help of a generous donation from a Wilderness Safaris Rwanda guest, we have been able to install a solar borehole to provide water to 280 households consisting of more than 1 400...
Read More
Great news this month for our Children in the Wilderness programme in Rwanda is that the schools are open, and the students have returned, after a closure of more than seven months due to COVID-19. This means that the 80 students at Bisate Secondary School, who are sponsored with a scholarship through generous contributions from...
Read More
Children in the Wilderness and Wilderness Safaris Rwanda’s support for the Gishwati communities continued this month, with another round of food parcels distributed to the most disadvantaged families in the area.   The team packed and prepared 1 735 kg of maize, 888 kg of beans and 230 soap bars (with a total value of...
Read More
As part of their conservation programme for the Gishwati sector of the Gishwati-Mukura National Park (GMNP), Wilderness Safaris (WS) and Forest of Hope Association (FHA) worked together to set up a nursery, which now contains almost 10 000 indigenous trees that will be planted before the end of the year. The reforestation programme commenced at...
Read More
On Friday the 30th of October, a Wilderness Safaris Rwanda and Children in the Wilderness (CITW) team distributed 117 parcels containing essential supplies to 535 Gishwati community members, to provide for them through the upcoming month. The day before, volunteers from the Rwandan team packed the parcels and divided 1 765 kg of maize meal, 904...
Read More
Thanks to kind donations from Bisate guests, CITW Rwanda has been able to support Bisate Primary School with brand-new hand-washing stations. These will ensure sufficient hygiene procedures for when the school re-opens in November 2020 – after being closed for seven months due to COVID-19. The teachers and headmistress at Bisate are very proud of...
Read More
Last week our Rwanda CITW and Community Co-ordinator, Aline Umutoni, and representatives from the construction company, the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (Fossey Fund) went into Volcanoes National Park to check on repairs that were made to the water infrastructure that we put in place in September 2019. The...
Read More
On Friday the 25th of September, the Wilderness Safaris and Children in the Wilderness (CITW) teams in Rwanda distributed 116 parcels of essential supplies, which will support 497 people for the upcoming month. The day before, volunteers from the Rwandan team packed the parcels and divided 1 775 kg of maize meal, 917 kg of beans...
Read More
Guests of Bisate Lodge often donate their shoes, clothing and other items upon their departure, with the wish that we give them to the surrounding community members. Our dedicated community guide JP Kwizera and his Bisate colleagues went in to the villages last week, to provide the residents with warm clothing, shoes and even some...
Read More
1 2 3 6
We are using cookies to give you the best experience. You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in privacy settings.
AcceptPrivacy Settings

GDPR