News

02
Jul

2019 Literacy Training Workshops in Zambia and Zimbabwe

The ability to read and write is the foundation on which all education rests, and here at Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Zambezi we have noticed a clear deterioration in the number of literate students progressing to the older grades. This decrease is largely due to the limited support lower grade teachers receive, as older...
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02
Jul

CITW Zambezi Team Visit Their Maramani Schools

Having been managed by Children in the Wilderness (CITW) South Africa over the last few years, the decision was recently undertaken to pass the management of the Maramani schools in the Beitbridge region back to CITW Zambezi. We packed up our trusty Ford Ranger with all the new Eco-Club trunk supplies, and headed out to...
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28
Jun

Children in the Wilderness Bobirwa Community & Wilderness Experience – Good Hope Group

Read this report written by Isabel Wolf-Gillespie (CITW Bobirwa Eco Club Coordinator). Isabel organised and facilitated a visit from the Good Hope Group in June. This experience was about social volunteering and assisting in the Lentswe Le Moriti and Mathathane Schools and Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Eco-Clubs, as well as an opportunity to explore...
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28
Jun

YES Programme youth are change agents – Malawi

Children in the Wilderness (CITW) strongly believes that through its Eco-Club and YES programmes, champions and leaders emerge who influence their communities regarding environmental awareness and culture, and who strive to achieve sustainable conservation. Nelson, Symon and Chifundo Nelson Chikwewa, joined CITW when he was just 11 years old. Thereafter he became one of the...
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27
Jun

Waste management and recycling

Waste management is an important part of CITW Eco-Club activities. With the concept of basic science sponsored by Design Squad Global, the waste management projects by Eco-Clubs have found yet another ‘mouth’ to swallow some of the litter they collect from their school grounds. Eco-Club members are now learning to design and make prototype shoes...
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26
Jun

Strategic Alliances with the Governor of Kunene Region Marius Sheya and CITW Namibia

On the 21st of June at the Wilderness Safaris Namibia Office in Windhoek, Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Namibia Programme Coordinator Agnes Tjirare and Programme Assistant Juliet Binda met the Governor of Kunene Region, Honourable Marius Sheya, to update him on Wilderness Safaris community engagement and CITW activities in the region. The discussion was centered...
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26
Jun

Wilderness Safaris Celebrates Members Club in Francistown

Wilderness Safaris hosted an intimate engagement to celebrate its exclusive Members Club in Francistown on Tuesday, 25 June 2019. Held at Marang Hotel, the event welcomed potential members to learn more about the programme and Children in the Wilderness (CITW), Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner and the beneficiary of all membership joining fees. Guests were also...
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26
Jun

Wilderness Safaris Sponsors ‘Visionary’ Humanitarian Project in Botswana

In a joint collaboration with 4x4outfar, Global Vision 2020 and explore4knowledge, Wilderness Safaris played a key role in a humanitarian project that brought eye screening to more than 2 500 children in eight Children in the Wilderness (CITW) affiliated schools. The company supported the project with funding, personnel and lodgings as the team traversed northern Botswana...
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20
Jun

Sides of a Horn

We are delighted to share the launch of “Sides of a Horn” – the first film to tell the story of Africa’s poaching war from both sides of the fence. Based on actual events, and filmed in the townships and game reserves most directly impacted by wildlife crime, this dramatic short film paints an unbiased...
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