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Zimbabwe
Melusi, an orphan from Kapane Village in the Tsholotsho area of Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe, lives with his grandparents who are both subsistence farmers, joined the scholarship programme in 2008 while in primary school. He caught the attention of Ron Goatley, MD for Wilderness Safaris, Zambezi Region who was assisting his wife with a delivery of...
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – The 3 “Rs” of waste management… Tendai Mdluli reports from our Victoria Falls office, where Sue Goatley and the Children in the Wilderness Zambezi team is located: “Litter collection and recycling has been a major concern in our Zambezi Region Eco-Clubs. The biggest theme is Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, where the ladies from our...
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PackforaPurpose.org founder Rebecca Rothney reports back from her recent trip to Africa. “Once again (thanks to frequent flyer miles) my husband and I were able to travel to southern Africa and take four suitcases for Wilderness Safaris’ Children in the Wilderness projects. The Children in the Wilderness program operates in several countries in southern Africa. We were fortunate enough...
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Elephant Cooperation is a non-profit devoted to raising awareness of the African elephant crisis and supporting existing NGOs who embrace their cause. Elephant Cooperation recently spent some time in Zimbabwe, and took some time to learn all about Children in the Wilderness Zimbabwe. To see their beautiful Instagram photos and report from this visit, click here. ...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) donor Brandon Fraser contacted CITW Zambezi in June 2016. Brandon had discovered CITW online and was keen to assist the programme by supplying a unique and innovative gift of shoes for the underprivileged. The Shoe That Grows provides sustainable footwear made from high quality durable materials such as compressed rubber soles and anti-bacterial,...
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Before Andrew Parker from Flying High for Kids arrived in Maun and met with local school children (and took a lucky few for a short flight), he had an inspiring adventure through Zimbabwe. We think you’ll find it pretty adventurous and inspiring too! Here’s what Andrew had to say about his trip from Zimbabwe to Botswana:...
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Litter collection and recycling has been a major concern in the Zambezi region, and one of the biggest Eco-Club topics for the past four years. This term was no exception with the theme being Reduce, Reuse Recycle and one of the projects was the building of an Eco-Bench in each school using recycled material. Every...
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Click here to read the news from the Zambezi Region – Zambia and Zimbabwe, from April to June 2017.
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Conditions in rural Zimbabwe provide teachers with countless challenges. School fees are in the region of US$60.00-US$100.00 per child per annum, from which each school is expected to provide a safe sanctuary, good education with qualified personnel and suitable educational materials. This situation is further exacerbated with most parents, as subsistence farmers in drought ridden...
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Through the efforts of Books for Africa in America, Claude and Barbara Mayfield of the Zambezi Schoolbook Project have worked tirelessly to donate and deliver books to schools in need in Zimbabwe. 66 000 books have made their way to Zimbabwe, all the way from the USA! Download the story of these well-travelled books here.
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