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South Africa
MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet has turned 21! A groundbreaking 21 years of Giving Back. And what does that mean to Children in the Wilderness you may ask? MySchool is giving back R2.1 million in donations. Supporters are called on to nominate their charity to get their share, as well as stand a chance of winning one...
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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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By Nirvani Pillay – Wilderness Safaris PR Manager | Images by Bongani Baloyi –CITW Regional programme coordinator If Music Be the Food of Love… Play On by Nirvani Pillay – PR manager | Images and video by Bongani Baloyi –CITW Regional programme coordinator The last time I read music or played an instrument was 20...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW), organiser and beneficiary of the annual Nedbank Tour de Tuli multi-stage mountain bike event, is proud to celebrate the success of its 14th Tour. This is its 11th year of riding through the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area, where 275 riders, aged between 25 and 75, cycled across more than 250 km...
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The Nedbank Tour de Tuli 2018 took place at the beginning of August, and what a truly magnificent year it was! Here are a few highlights from Tour this year – enjoy! And be sure to follow @Nedbanktourdetuli on Facebook for more updates and stunning pictures (this is just a quick highlights reel :)). Photographs...
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Wilderness Safaris Group Culture Coordinator, Bongani Baloyi, recently participated in the 16th Congress of the International Society of Ethnobiology (ISE), and the 12th Symposium of the Brazilian Society of Ethnobiology and Ethnoecology, both of which took place in Belém do Pará, Brazil, in August 2018. Organised by the Federal University of Pará and the Museu...
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Bongani Baloyi, Wilderness Safaris Group Culture Coordinator and Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Regional Programme Coordinator, is no stranger to wildlife as he was born in Makuleke village, in the far north-east of Limpopo province, just a stone’s throw from the Kruger National Park in South Africa. After completing his schooling at N’wanati High School...
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Children in the Wilderness’ (CITW) latest group of students enrolled at the Southern African Wildlife College (SAWC) have successfully graduated from the six-month Youth Access: Introduction to Conservation and Environmental Education bridging programme. “We are delighted to see yet another group of CITW students graduate with Skills Development Certificates in Field Ranger Training (Level 2)...
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