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Zambia
The WWF is calling African youth to share their conservation success stories in order to inspire and tell the world how African youth are shifting from business as usual and are taking action to protect African ecosystems and the people who depend on them. From their website: As part of a commitment to strive toward...
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As part of its ongoing Conservation Heroes COVID-Relief drive in the Zambezi region, Children in the Wilderness (CITW), Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner, distributed another 250 food parcels in August to vulnerable families, the elderly, and child-headed households in six of its partner communities. Valued at USD10 000, this generous donation – thanks to the Wilderness Safaris...
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“The more that you read, the more things you’ll know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go” – Dr Seuss Reading corner at St Mary’s School, Zimbabwe Each year on September 8th we observe the UNESCO-initiated International Literacy Day, to raise awareness around the issues of adult and child literacy. Literacy workshop...
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As one of the 4Cs of our business philosophy, we celebrate our Culture every day in our organisation. However, the last Friday of August marks our extra special annual celebration of Wilderness Safaris Heritage Day. While we were apart this year due to COVID-19, our regions went all out to showcase our beautiful cultures and...
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Mainza Mweeba was born in Sinde Village, Southern Province, Zambia, into a family of five children. His parents are subsistence farmers – the main form of livelihood in this region. Education is often not prioritised in this area, with few parents encouraging their children to attend school and get an education. Noticing that few people...
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Lupani Primary School’s eco-garden is flourishing thanks to dedicated teachers and community members who have been tending to it throughout the last few months while schools have been closed because of COVID-19. Lupani is located just north of Kazungula, about 75 kilometres from Livingstone in Zambia, and is one of the seven schools in the...
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Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Children in the Wilderness (CITW), Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner, has embarked on a mission to support rural communities in the Zambezi region, through the provision of food relief, hygiene products as well as educational assistance in the form of student allowances. Valued at USD31 600, the support has impacted...
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Now based in Rwanda as Wilderness Safaris’ Operations Manager, and CITW Programme Co-ordinator for the region, Ingrid shares some happy memories of a CITW annual camp held at Kapinga Camp in Kafue’s Busanga Plains. “The camp was supposed to take place at Shumba,” says Ing, “but due to last minute logistics we shifted it to...
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750 Grade 7, 9, and 12 students in five of our Livingstone schools, Have been given a face mask, making them look very cool. Now that examination classes are back to the grind, Students must have a face mask so that they don’t fall behind.  The less learning time lost, the more opportunity students have...
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At a glance, this infographic provides an illuminating overview of the impact the Tour’s fundraising has on the Children in the Wilderness programme! Thank you to the riders, sponsors, donors and volunteers – without you none of it is possible!
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