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09
Sep

From London to the Limpopo

Written by Nick Galpine Photographs provided by Blessing Danha What do you do when personal tragedy strikes and everything you thought was certain in life, suddenly seems much less so? How do you rebuild and learn to make the most of every moment? If you’re Blessing Danha, an infrastructure consultant from Camden, you get yourself back...
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03
Sep

CITW Bobirwa Eco-Clubs – A Lesson on Producers and Consumers

How sweet are these trophic levels – meet our Children in the Wilderness Producers and Consumers! A lesson on trophic levels (essentially food chains and webs) at Semolale Primary School saw our learners take on roles from the ecosystem.
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03
Sep

CITW Bobirwa Eco-Clubs Celebrate World Elephant Day

Our wonderful Eco-Mentors in the Bobirwa Region, Botswana, were sure to celebrate World Elephant Day in their Eco-Clubs this August. Here are a few snaps of the children in action:
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30
Aug

Women’s Health Writer On Her Nedbank Tour de Tuli Experience

Read Women’s Health Journalist Cally Silberbauer’s experience of the Nedbank Tour de Tuli 2019: I Cycled 300km in 3 Countries Over 4 Days… And Put On Weight. Thank you Cally for your wonderful words on Children in the Wilderness: “This event is too magical to put into words. However, it’s the charity that it supports...
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30
Aug

South African Supporters – Sign Up For Your MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet Card

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet is South Africa’s biggest community support programme which raises funds for schools and charities in order to improve education and social development. MySchool allows anyone to raise funds for their favourite school or charity. It really is so easy. Apply for a MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card here. Add Children in the Wilderness as...
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27
Aug

Tortoises, Turtles and Terrapins

Our Eco-Club at Gobojango Primary School in Bobirwa Botswana, had a lesson on tortoises, turtles and terrapins (and tongue twisters!). Our wonderful Eco-Mentor took the initiative and had the students make their own creatures out of clay 🙂
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27
Aug

Uniform Donation in Loving Memory of the Late Geoffrey Aupiti

Written by Gaba Modirapula – CITW Botswana Programme Assistant Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Botswana would like to thank Ms Vee Romero, a Wilderness Safaris guest, for the donation of school uniforms to 24 Eco-Club children. This donation was made in loving memory of the late Geoffrey Aupiti, a CITW Eco-Mentor who sadly passed away...
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23
Aug

Kapane Secondary Boys’ Hostel

The finishing touches are being completed on the new boys’ hostel at Kapane Secondary School in Tsholotsho, Zimbabwe. This project was made possible through a generous donation by Jessica and Matthew Upchurch. It was a much-needed development to ensure that students boarding at the school have a safe place to stay during the term. Previously,...
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21
Aug

Children in the Wilderness Marks Another Successful Nedbank Tour de Tuli

As the organiser and beneficiary of the annual Nedbank Tour de Tuli, Children in the Wilderness (CITW) is marking the successful completion of its 15th mountain bike fundraising event. The 2019 edition marked the 12th consecutive year that riders have had the opportunity to experience the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area. By way of ringing...
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