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01
Dec

CITW Zambezi Distributes Reusable Sanitary Packs

At the beginning of this week, the CITW Zambezi team was able to carry out a large reusable sanitary pack distribution to approximately 100 young girls from Grades 5 through 7 at Mizpah Primary School just outside of Victoria Falls. The packs were made by a local group of ladies who work under the banner...
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21
Nov

CITW Rwanda Scholarships, Eco-Clubs and YES Clubs Update

Rwanda’s new school year started in October 2022, heralding a very exciting time for the six schools that Wilderness Rwanda’s non-profit, Children in the Wilderness (CITW), partners within the company’s three areas of operation. In addition to the current 110 scholarships, 30 new CITW scholarships have been awarded! This means a total of 140 students...
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11
Nov

Official Opening of the Jabulani Community Literacy Centre

CITW Zambezi is thrilled to announce that the Jabulani Community Literacy Centre has officially opened. With the help of the surrounding community members, CITW was given the opportunity to renovate and refurbish an abandoned preschool in the heart of Jabulani village, and turn it into a literacy centre for the entire community. Zimbabwe used to...
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09
Nov

New Maternal Waiting Houses & Medication Supplies for Ngamo Clinic

CITW Zambezi is thrilled to announce the recent opening of the Ngamo Clinic in the rural Tsholotsho area of Zimbabwe. CITW was able to help make the dream of a rural clinic a reality for the people of Ngamo by building and setting up two maternal waiting houses for expectant mothers, as well as donating...
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08
Nov

57 Goats Donated to Akayange Families

Fifty-seven Akayange families have each received a goat – and will give their first baby goats to the next 57 families… and the next… and the next… Thursday the 4th of November was an exciting day for the Akayange community. Andrea Bolte, one of our most loyal Children in the Wilderness (CITW) donors in Rwanda...
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31
Oct

CITW Botswana Eco-Mentor Training

From the beginning of 2020 until recently, the Covid-19 pandemic cast a dark shadow over Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Botswana’s programme in our partner-schools. With schools adopting new tactics to curb the spread of the disease among children and teachers, all organisations running extracurricular activities across Botswana, including Children in the Wilderness, took a...
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31
Oct

Otjinungua Mobile School Ongoing Feeding Scheme Donation

Deep in Namibia’s far north-western Kunene Region you will find Otjinungua, set on the Marienfluss Conservancy, and some 340 km from the closest town, Opuwo. Here, arguably Namibia’s most isolated group of Himba live. The distance, access and harsh environment makes it challenging for these residents to have the same quality of life that other...
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27
Oct

Wilderness Botswana Facilitates Momentous Building Project at Eretsha Primary School

Wilderness Botswana and its non-profit, Children in the Wilderness (CITW), were proud to facilitate a groundbreaking event at Eretsha Primary School on 14 October 2022, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between CITW and the Okavango Sub-District Council. This exciting programme will see the construction of much-needed school infrastructure to support the growing...
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26
Oct

Donation of School Fees for St Mary’s Zimbabwe

We are so pleased to announce that thanks to a very kind and generous donor, CITW Zambezi has been able to pay USD10 000 worth of school fees to St Mary’s Primary School. This donation covers the school fees for every student at the school until the end of 2022. With the ramifications of COVID-19, and...
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