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14
Oct

Registrations for the 2020 Nedbank Tour de Tuli are OPEN!

As the sole beneficiary of the Nedbank Tour de Tuli, we couldn’t be more excited to announce that registrations for the 2020 Nedbank Tour de Tuli are open! If you’ve been debating about signing up for the ultimate mountain bike tour across the tripoint of South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe, and you’ve not yet made...
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14
Oct

Makuleke YES Club Annual Camp at Pafuri Trails

The Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Makuleke Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) Club annual camp was held from 27 to 29 September at Pafuri Trails in the far north of South Africa’s Kruger National Park. Eight youth (four boys and four girls) from the Youth Environmental Stewardship Club at Makuleke’s N’wanati High School attended. They were...
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01
Oct

Clothing Donation for Warmquelle Primary School

Warmquelle Primary School in the Sesfontein Constituency received clothing for the children donated by Wilderness Safaris guests and staff members. The smiles on the children’s faces were priceless – such joy and deep gratitude. CITW Namibia is profoundly grateful for all the helping hands who contribute and support our children, and make a difference in...
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30
Sep

Water for Communities in Rwanda

With the help of very kind donations from guests visiting Bisate Lodge, Wilderness Safaris, in partnership with the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International, is rehabilitating the existing water infrastructure at Bunyenyeri and Bushokoro, both situated close to Bisate Lodge and Bisate Primary School in the Bisoke Cell, Kinigi Sector, Musanze District. This involves constructing new...
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30
Sep

Akayange Primary School to start CITW Eco-Clubs, Rwanda

Rwanda Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Regional Coordinators Aline Umutoni and Ingrid Baas visited Akayange Primary School situated just outside Akagera National Park’s North Gate in late September. From Wilderness Safaris Magashi Camp, this is the first school guests see when travelling outside the Park. After a meeting with Headmaster Emmanuel Kanyarutoki, everyone agreed that...
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30
Sep

Introducing Aline Umutoni – A New Member of the CITW Rwanda Family

Aline Umutoni’s deep commitment to conservation and community empowerment has taken her from strength to strength, and motivated her to positively contribute to the lives of many. In September 2019, she was promoted to Wilderness Safaris Rwanda – Children in the Wilderness (CITW) and Community Coordinator, which will give her the ideal platform to continue...
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27
Sep

Our Journey, Our Stories – Okaukuejo Combined School Cultural Day

By Juliet Binda – CITW Namibia Admin Assistant Okaukuejo Combined School is situated at Etosha National Park, 17 km from Okaukuejo, on the way to Outjo. The school was established in 1991 and inaugurated in 1992 as a project school to provide education for the children of Etosha’s employees, and those from nearby farms and...
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27
Sep

Elias Amaxab Combined School Cleans Up Their Community

Elias Amaxab Combined School participated in the Annual National Clean-up Campaign on the 21st of September. This practical lesson outside the classroom, was a reminder as to why we need to keep our environment clean at all times. The school has a new principal – Mrs. Karutjaiva. She was is eager to get some new...
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26
Sep

Celebrating Heritage Day, Namibia

Written by Juliet Binda – CITW Namibia Admin Assistant Eco-Club Members at Elias Amaxab Combined School in the Sesfontein Constituency, celebrated Heritage Day on the 24th of September 2019. The children shared stories of who they are, where they grew up and what they do culturally to celebrate milestone events in their respective cultures. The...
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