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28
Sep

Warm Clothing Donated to Bisate Community

Guests of Bisate Lodge often donate their shoes, clothing and other items upon their departure, with the wish that we give them to the surrounding community members. Our dedicated community guide JP Kwizera and his Bisate colleagues went in to the villages last week, to provide the residents with warm clothing, shoes and even some...
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23
Sep

Our COVID-Relief Drive in Namibia

Since the start of COVID-19, Wilderness Safaris and Children in the Wilderness (CITW), have continued to provide crucial support to rural Namibian communities through educational assistance, the provision of Tippy Taps in remote regions and reusable face mask materials. In addition, food parcel deliveries are providing relief to our five partner conservancies namely Doro Nawas,...
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22
Sep

Days for Girls Hygiene Kits Purchase, Victoria Falls

One hundred and forty hygiene kits have been purchased from the Days for Girls Enterprise in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Thanks to generous funding from the Stanwood Camano Island Chapter in the USA, and Brooke Shaw from Australia, this has been made possible. The funds used to purchase these packs will go back into the project;...
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17
Sep

CITW Zambezi Student Success Stories: Culture Tshuma

Culture Tshuma is currently in his final year of a Bachelor of Commerce at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Zimbabwe. Starting his degree in 2016 and majoring in Accounting, Culture has loved being at university, as it has challenged and led him to learn much about himself. However, Culture’s journey with CITW...
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16
Sep

Wilderness Safaris Provides Further Food Relief in Botswana

In a continued drive to aid rural communities in Botswana, Wilderness Safaris donated additional consignments of essential supplies to Tsodilo Hills and the Okavango Community Trust villages at the end of August 2020. Thanks to generous support from past guests, friends, trade partners and Wilderness Safaris staff and Chairman’s Foundation, 1 820 food hampers have...
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16
Sep

Aid for Akayange Primary School Renovations

CITW and Wilderness Safaris Rwanda are delighted to have been able to support Akayange Primary School with USD2 000 to improve and repair two of their classrooms. Akayange is located just outside of Akagera National Park, and is the closest village and school to Magashi, whose guests donated the funds after their safaris. Archive pic...
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15
Sep

WWF’s First-Ever Top 100 Young African Conservation Leaders List

The WWF is calling African youth to share their conservation success stories in order to inspire and tell the world how African youth are shifting from business as usual and are taking action to protect African ecosystems and the people who depend on them. From their website: As part of a commitment to strive toward...
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11
Sep

CITW Provides Ongoing Food Relief to Zambezi Communities

As part of its ongoing Conservation Heroes COVID-Relief drive in the Zambezi region, Children in the Wilderness (CITW), Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner, distributed another 250 food parcels in August to vulnerable families, the elderly, and child-headed households in six of its partner communities. Valued at USD10 000, this generous donation – thanks to the Wilderness Safaris...
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09
Sep

Giving it horns – Georgina’s SkyRun2020 Training Gains Pace

Last weekend CITW Ambassador and SkyRun2020 participant, Georgina Crisp took the opportunity to get in a solid 30 km training run at Rooiberg in Limpopo Province’s Waterberg bushveld. She was accompanied by a crew from the Nedbank Tour de Tuli as well as a convoy of Land Rover Owners’ Club members who volunteer for the...
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