Our latest

CHILDREN IN THE WILDERNESS NEWS

24
Jun

Bobirwa Cluster Hand Sanitiser and Thermometer Donations

Bobirwa Programme Co-ordinator Tanya McKenzie arranged a donation from CITW of a “no touch” foot-pumped hand sanitiser dispenser for the central area/entrance for each school in the cluster, including Gobojango JSS and Mathathane – Badale JSS. MabolweBadale Tanya noted that each school already has six thermometers per school donated by Steve and Maggie Lansdown, but...
Read More
23
Jun

300 Food Hampers Delivered to OCT Communities in Botswana

In the face of these challenging times, Wilderness Safaris Botswana, together with the Botswana government, community leaders and a handful of generous donors, have made it possible to bring tremendous relief to rural communities affected by COVID-19. Having been reliant on ecotourism, these villages are facing a tough financial reality, with food shortages increasingly prevalent....
Read More
12
Jun

#FlashbackFriday to Lufupa 2009

Regional Programme Coordinator Ingrid Baas, now running our Rwanda programme, recalls her third year of running camps for the CITW Zambia children… After cutting our teeth on our first CITW camps in Zambia in 2007 and in 2008, we now had a good system going, with an amazing team of staff who were all eager...
Read More
11
Jun

New Inverter for Jakalasi Primary School Borehole

Jakalasi Primary School, in Tsholotsho, Zimbabwe, has just had a new inverter installed on the school borehole, thanks to funds raised by the Rotary Club of Port Orange-South Daytona, Florida. The previous inverter stopped working a few weeks ago, meaning the borehole could not be used and water needed to be sourced from another borehole....
Read More
09
Jun

Meet Miles Crisp

As well as being a founder Tour de Kruger rider, Nedbank Tour de Tuli stalwart Miles Crisp is a former CITW Board member and long-standing – and greatly appreciated – supporter of our programme. He has in fact been a social mountain-biker for almost twenty-five years, and has always loved the freedom that his bike...
Read More
29
May

What it Means to Volunteer at the Nedbank Tour de Tuli

Being part of the volunteer team on the Nedbank Tour de Tuli is certainly an honour and privilege. I enjoy coming back each year, as the Tour gives me the opportunity to be part of a network of people who are dedicated to making a difference in people’s lives – not only for the riders,...
Read More
29
May

Newsflash: Face Mask Distribution around Victoria Falls

CITW Zambezi has started distributing reusable face masks, and have so far donated to the following entities around Victoria Falls: Victoria Falls Old People’s HomeZimbabwe Immigration (for town office, two border posts, and the airport)Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management AuthorityVictoria Falls Anti-Poaching Unit All those who received masks were so grateful and excited at the...
Read More
28
May

CITW Zambia – 2012 Annual Camp at Kalamu, South Luangwa #TBT

Here’s another marvellously nostalgic look back at a CITW annual camp – this one at Kalamu Camp in South Luangwa National Park, Zambia, in 2012. “Kalamu in South Luangwa is such a magical place. For me, it brought back memories of when Rob and I started our hospitality careers, as our first job was assisting...
Read More
26
May

Reforestation & Creating a Healthier Environment in Our Communities

During this lesson held in May, Eco-Club members learned about the importance of forests and were encouraged to take part in the reforestation of their communities. The children filled pots in readiness for sowing tree seeds for the next growing season. “Growing together with my forest” is the motto for the Nanthomba Eco-Club children. Every...
Read More
1 2 3 4 75