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Hello boys and girls, I have some new friends for you to meet. This is Praise and Blessing. They have just received new masks so that they can go out safely during the coronavirus pandemic. At first, Praise was very nervous to have something covering her nose and mouth, as she was scared she would...
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Top US-based safari specialist, the Africa Adventure Company (AAC), is headed up by Mark and Alison Nolting, who recently made a generous and much-appreciated donation to Children in the Wilderness (CITW). Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Alison spent several years managing safari camps before joining Mark at AAC 25 years ago. After participating in the...
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One of our Eco-Club members from the Zambezi Region, Nicky, recently wrote this delightful piece about life during COVID-19, giving us quite the insight into life at home. We were sent home early, scurrying like rats at the sight of a cat.  We missed our second term exams, and I was not happy because I...
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Just like university students in many parts of the world during the time of Covid-19 shutdowns, the education of CITW scholarship students in Zimbabwe has been disrupted by the closure of their universities. Undeterred, however, and returning to their homesteads in the remotest areas of Matabeleland, these Zimbabwean students have been able to “make a...
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As part of South Africa’s Level 4 lockdown regulations, it will be mandatory to wear a fabric mask in public from 1 May, 2020. The video has templates for three sizes Regional Programme Manager Janet Wilkinson has shared her tips, and a very useful video, for making your own washable, reusable face masks by hand....
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“When we heal the world, we heal ourselves” – David Orr Eco-Club campers in Hwange International Mother Earth Day is celebrated to remind each of us that the Earth and its ecosystems provide us with life and all the things we need to survive. Eco-Club campers creating a map depicting the ecosystems of Namibia It...
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Brenda Finaughty is our CITW Zambezi Environmental Education Coordinator. She is a wonderful asset to the team, and yesterday shared her inspiring poem, which applies to every single one of us…
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CITW Zambezi’s drive to ensure food security in the remote, rural areas south of Hwange National Park… With the impending food crisis as a result of COVID-19, CITW Zambezi has been working hard to ensure that schools receive additional assistance. As many people around the country live hand to mouth and earn a small income,...
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Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT) guests undertake school visits to three CITW-partnered schools in Zimbabwe: two just outside Victoria Falls and one in Hwange. Guest interaction with students is invaluable, as it provides an opportunity for children to speak and expand on their English skills. However, as Grand Circle Foundation and OAT strongly believe that the...
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Last week, students and teachers at St Mary’s Primary School, located 120 km from Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, received a consignment of curriculum textbooks thanks to Grand Circle Foundation (GCF). More than 500 textbooks were delivered and depending on the grade, included English, Mathematics, Science, and Agriculture books for all levels from ECD – Grade...
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