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Rwanda
At Bisate Primary School the Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Eco-Clubs are fortunate to have the best Eco-Mentor that children could wish for! Since we are so proud of the progress that the Eco-Clubs have made over the last months, we would like all of you to meet our Eco-Mentor star! ~~~~~ “I am Jean...
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Meet the Children in the Wilderness team! Last week we gathered at the Rivonia offices we share withWilderness Safaris for our annual regional workshop.  Three super energising days later saw the regional coordinators heading back to their respective countries to implement the life-changing plans and projects they finalised.  The Children in the Wilderness Team Back L...
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Read Hadley Pierce’s write-up on the next phase of the reforestation project with our Eco-Club in Rwanda: Our second round of reforestation with Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Eco-Club students at Bisate! Read about the first here. The students planted dombeya saplings on the property six months ago. This week, they returned to plant hagenia...
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“Our Journeys Change Lives”, says Wilderness Safaris’ payoff line. Nowhere is that more evident than at their Bisate and Magashi lodges, built in the last two years. Be inspired by a few of their staff members’ amazing personal development stories since being employed at the lodges.
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Rwanda has awarded scholarships to eight learners for the full duration of their secondary school education. The funding was provided by Olympus and Wilderness Safaris Bisate guests. With an estimated value of USD300 per student, per year, the scholarships also include school fees, books and uniform costs. “We are very...
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In line with Wilderness Safaris’ 4Cs sustainability ethos (Commerce, Conservation, Community and Culture), Children in the Wilderness (CITW) was launched in the community surrounding Bisate Lodge. Here we aim to provide a specialised focus on environmental education for the children of Bisate who will one day become the decision makers and conservation leaders of the community. Both...
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In each of our seven Regions where we operate – Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe – our after school Eco-Club programme continues to tick over nicely. The Eco-Clubs focus on environmental education and life skills lessons. Our YES Resource Book was officially launched in the Zambezi Region, reaching high school and early school leavers, also with a...
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Its Universal Children’s Day today, and we want to celebrate the future custodians of Africa – our Children in the Wilderness children! Of course, none of what we do would be possible without our wonderful sponsors, donors, and our main fundraising event, the Nedbank Tour de Tuli. Thank you all for helping us make a difference...
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In April this year, Kitty and Jose Cortes visited Bisate Lodge. During their stay they had a chance to visit the Bisate community and they were so touched by the friendliness and warm hospitality of the people, that Kitty decided to start a fundraising campaign via GivenGain when she had returned home. Kitty wanted to...
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Photo Credit Hadley Pierce (management at Bisate)
Children in the Wilderness Rwanda organized a tree planting event for Bisate Primary School Eco-Club children on the 8th of October at Bisate Lodge. In total, 62 CITW Eco-Club students and their Eco-Club Mentors visited the indigenous tree nursery at Bisate to raise awareness and learn about the importance of reforestation. All of them picked...
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