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Rwanda
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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Since launching its innovative Eco-Club programme in 2001, Children in the Wilderness (CITW) has focused on reaching more children, more often, and now proudly runs 67 Eco-Clubs across seven African countries. In addition to hosting 3 300 children at Eco-Clubs throughout the year, CITW has hosted nearly 7 000 children and 402 teachers at 207...
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Since launching in Botswana in 2001, Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner, Children in the Wilderness (CITW), has impacted the lives of over 10 000 children in seven African countries through a range of environmental and life skills educational programmes, with many alumni later joining the ecotourism industry in adult life. Working in partnership with many of...
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Since the beginning of May, Bisate Primary School has been actively facilitating two Eco-Club groups, each consisting of 35 learners from P4 to P6. You can read all about Children in the Wilderness in Rwanda here. On Friday afternoon from 15h00 to 17h00, the Eco-Club gathers. One week it is the turn of the Lions...
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Bisate Primary School has embraced the Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Eco-Club lessons with great enthusiasm. Earlier last week, the team of Bisate CITW staff members met with the Eco-Club teachers at the school to discuss the lesson plan for their first Eco-Club. The teachers and the Bisate Team decided that the first lessons should...
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The latest Children in the Wilderness Newsletter was sent out this morning. You can read it here: “Development is about more than money, or machines, or good policies – it’s about real people and the lives they lead,” as the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, says. This couldn’t be more in line with how we...
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Earlier this week, Ingrid Baas (General Manager at Bisate Lodge, Rwanda) had a follow up meeting at Bisate Primary School regarding the running of their Eco-Club. You will remember having read our report on the Eco-Mentor Training which took place in Rwanda earlier this month. The school have settled on their Environmental Clubs meeting every...
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Children in the Wilderness is excited to announce the launch of our programme in Rwanda! Through Wilderness Safaris’ beautiful Bisate Lodge, the community of Bisate has been involved in the restoration of this delicate eco-system through reforestation projects. The community also welcomes guests into their village for tours and interactions with the friendly people of...
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