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Zambia
This is the best three-and-a-half minutes you might spend watching YouTube today 🙂 The Nedbank Tour de Tuli has been running for the past 14 years and is a renowned, premier mountain bike Tour through some of Africa’s most pristine wilderness areas in Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. 2018 was another memorable year of riding unforgettable...
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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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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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As the Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) Programme focuses on secondary school students with commitment, leadership potential and a particular interest in conservation, it is essential to expose these students to a variety of occupations in order to equip them to make sensible career choices. The annual YES Programme Career Day activities in Zimbabwe and Zambia...
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Written by James Mwanza – Children in the Wilderness Community Liaison, Zambezi Deforestation is a major problem in Kazungula’s District in Zambia, exacerbated by poor rainfall in the area. According to a metrological report released by Zambia Statistics, Kazungula received the lowest rainfall in the country: +-250mm in the 2016-2017 farming season, compared to the...
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World Environment Day is a United Nation’s initiative. It is an important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment.  Above all, World Environment Day is the ‘people’s day’ for doing something to take care of the Earth. It can be focused locally, nationally or globally; it can be a...
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Ngamo Primary School in Hwange, Zimbabwe, were the lucky recipients of ten One Laptop per Child (OLPC) computers. These ‘One Laptop per Child’ were very generously donated by Wilderness Safaris guest and loyal CITW supporter, Candyce Stapen and Henny’s Kids, (www.hennyskids.org). This organisation was set up in 2014 in memory of Candyce’s mother, Henny (Henrietta),...
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The first of many Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) Programme Eco-Mentor trainings took place in our Zambezi Region last week. Last year, Children in the Wilderness (CITW) launched the innovative first edition of the YES Resource Book, to help drive the progamme’s goal of taking keen CITW Eco-Club members to the next level; preparing them as leaders and...
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In April 2018, Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Zambezi hosted their first Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) Camp in Zambia. This came as a precursor to the YES Eco-Mentor training held in May. For the YES Eco-Mentor training, children from this camp who showed real leadership potential, and a passion for our programme, were invited to...
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