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12
May

Otjinungua Clinic

Otjiningua village is set in the remote Marienfluss Conservancy, along the Kunene River, Namibia’s northern border with Angola. It is roughly 325 km from Opuwo, the nearest town – and will soon finally have its own clinic! Containers for the Otjinungua Clinic en route from Walvis Bay to Opuwo Comprised of converted shipping containers, the...
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12
May

Namibia Community Eco-Gardens

Late last year, CITW’s Agnes Tjirare conducted a short course on communities growing their own food, and the value of nutrition. At the end the community members were provided with seeds and shown how to plant them. She returned to the same community late last month and these are the results.
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12
May

Namibia COVID-Relief Food Parcels – April 2021

During the first quarter of 2021, 600 parcels were distributed to five Namibian conservancies across 4 400 km. Some 2 400 individuals received assistance during this food drive.
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06
May

Chairman’s Foundation Food Distribution in the Zambezi Region

Another month, another distribution, The Chairman’s Foundation continues its generosity, providing a small solution. Sending out 66 packs in Zambia and 157 in Zimbabwe, The impact is felt far and wide during this time of uncertainty.  Transported by truck and sometimes by donkey cart, Food packs are delivered to those most remote and far apart....
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03
May

Adrian Saffy’s Epic Mountain Biking Fundraising Feat

After 700 indescribably gruelling kilometres of riding, pushing, portage and tumbling across the foothills of South Africa’s Drakensberg Mountains, stalwart CITW supporter Adrian Saffy finally crossed the 2021 Freedom Circuit’s last checkpoint, finishing in 89 hours 52 minutes, having clocked 12 000 metres in elevation. Through his GivenGain fundraising page he raised R11 900 for...
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30
Apr

CITW & Wilderness Safaris Provide Ongoing COVID Relief to Gishwati Community

Children in the Wilderness and Wilderness Safaris’ essential supplies support to the Gishwati communities continued in April with a food parcel distribution to 160 families; Eco-Clubs also resumed at Gisunzu Primary School and Aline checked up on the chicken project in the villages. A year after our first COVID-19 relief project in April 2020, where...
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29
Apr

Gisunzu Chicken Egg-Farming Update

Earlier this year we were able to assist Gisunzu Primary School and the surrounding Gishwati community with a special chicken egg-farming project. We strive to support the poverty-stricken families affected by COVID-19, to fight against malnutrition and to educate the children on the importance of taking care of animals, and the benefits of doing so....
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26
Apr

Adrian Saffy – Freedom Circuit Rider & CITW Supporter Extraordinaire

Mountain biker extraordinaire and CITW stalwart, Adrian Saffy, started his Freedom Circuit ride on 27 April 2021. Read the backstory and daily updates below. I am not one for doing things solo. I love the fact that I have another breath next to me. On this ride I anticipate being alone out there for several...
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21
Apr

Wilderness Safaris Zambezi Wall of Gratitude

Wilderness Safaris Zambezi’s team wishes to thank our shareholders for their ongoing support through these very difficult times. We look on with extreme gratitude at the way you, our shareholders, have dealt with COVID-19, continued to run the business, looked after the enormous staff contingent, and handled the many unseen challenges these times have brought. In...
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