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Zambia
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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Currently the Community Liaison and Programme Coordinator for Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Zambezi, Sue’s passion for community empowerment dates back to the beginning of her career as a young teacher in the rural schools of Zimbabwe. As a proud Zimbabwean, Sue’s career has been shaped by her belief in the transformative power of education. Her...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) undertook a socio-economic survey in Sinde Village in Livingstone to understand the impact of socio-economic impact of the tourism activities and impacts of the CITW programmes in the village.  CITW is the social responsibility programme for Wilderness Safari and operates in the areas around which Wilderness Safaris operates. The goal...
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World Pangolin Day is celebrated on the third Saturday of February all over the world  and is an opportunity for people who care about the environment and conservation, to join together in raising awareness about these unique scaly mammals — and the threats they face.  Sadly pangolin numbers are rapidly decreasing in both Asia and...
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Thirteen Children in the Wilderness (CITW) staff, SAWC graduates, Eco-Club coordinators and Eco-Club teachers recently attended a Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (WESSA) training course. The course, entitled Environmental Educators Course, focuses on approaches to environmental teaching and learning, as well as a wide variety of methods and approaches to environmental education. This five...
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Wilderness Safaris believes in honest, mutually beneficial and dignified relationships with their rural community partners which deliver a meaningful and life-changing share of the proceeds of responsible ecotourism to all stakeholders. One way in which Wilderness Safaris promotes this by offering guests visits to local villages and various cultural experiences in the communities adjacent to the...
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Cardinal Health is a global, integrated healthcare services and products company, providing customised solutions for hospitals, health systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices worldwide. Earlier this year, Cardinal Health partnered with Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Zambezi, to support education and empowerment programmes in Zambian schools and communities based in Mumbwa...
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In an effort to improve literacy in the Zambezi region, Children in the Wilderness has partnered with South African based Non-Profit Organisation, Word Works.  Twenty – six Grade 0-2 teachers from Zimbabwe and Zambia attended a five-day training workshop, with the aim of learning a Word Works devised foundation programme to better literacy. Word Works...
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