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17
Aug

CITW and Wilderness Rwanda Community & School Update – August 2022

Thanks to generous donations from guests of Wilderness Bisate and Wilderness Magashi, the Children in the Wilderness (CITW) and Wilderness Rwanda teams were able to complete four projects this month, directly benefiting the villages and schools in the Bisate and Gishwati areas. As usual in Rwanda, the projects were selected and managed by the Community...
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12
Aug

CITW Zambezi – Chidobe Primary School Book Distribution

They say that the more that you read, the more things you will know, and the more that you learn the more places you will go! This is why CITW Zambezi is always so appreciative of donations of books to distribute to our partner schools throughout Zimbabwe. Last week a lovely lady donated a large...
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10
Aug

Winter Warmth for De Riet Children

Wilderness Damaraland Camp has been a model for community-based conservation initiatives since 1996 – an award-winning partnership between Wilderness Namibia and the neighbouring Torra Conservancy. Here, guests can visit De Riet village, and meet the residents – our partners – many of whom are staff members and other service providers for the camp. A few...
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05
Aug

School-Grown Sustenance in Zimbabwe

The need for students to have a meal while at school is more important than ever, due to the increasing number of children throughout Zimbabwe coming to school on empty stomachs. Because of this, CITW Zambezi is enormously proud of the Chidobe Primary School Eco-Club, which has been able to set up and establish a...
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02
Aug

CITW Rwanda Facilitates Conservation Camps for 80 Primary School Children

Eighty young learners from four schools in Rwanda’s Kinigi area were hosted on two tremendously successful Conservation Camps last week. From Monday 25 through Saturday 30 July 2022, Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Rwanda, in partnership with Conservation Heritage-Turambe, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International and Muhisimbi Youth in Conservation, ran the workshops. © Conservation...
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29
Jul

More Moments of the Joy at the Nedbank Tour de Tuli Riders’ Lentswe-le-Moriti Village Stopover

Here are some beautiful images, and a note of thanks to CITW Bobirwa’s Tanya McKenzie (also a multiple-repeat rider in the Nedbank Tour de Tuli), from Mr Monakwane, Headmaster of Lentswe-le-Moriti Primary School, after the cyclists handed over backpacks filled with supplies for the children. Two riders from Group 9, Jeremy Powell and Pete Dowling,...
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28
Jul

Foundations for Farming Training in Zambia

Following the success of the first Foundations for Farming workshop in Zimbabwe, CITW Zambezi rolled out the programme to five of our Zambian partner schools and their surrounding communities. The week was packed with successful workshops in each of the school gardens, with some 327 people attending the farming training. These people included teachers, Eco-Mentors,...
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27
Jul

What the Nedbank Tour de Tuli Means to CITW – Through Volunteer Penny Bird’s Lens

The Nedbank Tour de Tuli is a major fundraiser for Children in the Wilderness, so it was no surprise that a visit to the local Lentswe-Le-Moriti Primary School, nestled in a corner of eastern Botswana, was on the agenda. Amongst the photographers and videographers asked to cover the event, I was fortunate to spend a...
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26
Jul

CITW Zambezi facilitates Beitbridge Teacher Literacy Workshop

CITW Zambezi, in collaboration with a trainer from Wordworks, recently carried out its second teacher literacy workshop for 2022. This workshop was hosted in the Beitbridge region of Zimbabwe, on the banks of the beautiful Limpopo River, for five schools from the surrounding area. Fifteen teachers attended the workshop, and each was provided with four...
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