News

11
Jun

Children in the Wilderness – Annual Regional Workshop

Meet the Children in the Wilderness team! Last week we gathered at the Rivonia offices we share withWilderness Safaris for our annual regional workshop.  Three super energising days later saw the regional coordinators heading back to their respective countries to implement the life-changing plans and projects they finalised.  The Children in the Wilderness Team Back L...
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11
Jun

Motlhabaneng and Mathathane Eco-Clubs celebrate Mother Earth Day

Motlhabaneng Primary School, two of the schools in the Molema Cluster of our Bobirwa Region in Botswana, celebrated Mother Earth Day at the end of March. Mentors decided to focus the celebrations on the issue of litter. As all of our lessons do, the day started with a fun energiser to get the children excited...
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11
Jun

Nwanati High School YES Club kicks off

Nwanati High School in Makuleke Village, South Africa, has recently kicked off our Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) Club. Four Primary Schools in Malukele run our Eco-Club programme. Most learners in Makuleke move on to Nwanati High school and for children who have been in our Eco-Clubs, our YES Programme offers them (and any news students)...
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11
Jun

Eco-Clubs in our Bobirwa Region in Botswana have been busy!

In Bobirwa sub-district in Botswana, Children in the Wilderness works with six schools. The schools are split into two clusters – the Masego and Molema clusters. The Masego cluster is made up of our three newest schools: Gobojango, Mabolwe and Semolale. Have a look at what the Masego Cluster has been up to over the...
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10
Jun

Children in the Wilderness Team Receive Certificates for WESSA Environmental Education Course

In February 2018, a group of Children in the Wilderness staff, Eco-Club Coordinators and alumni took part in the WESSA Environmental Educators Course. We are pleased to announce that the team have received their certificates, having completed the research part of the course, as well as their assignments. We look forward to seeing how the...
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10
Jun

Zambezi Region School Rubbish Collection

With the Eco-Clubs off to a great start in Term 2 here in the Zambezi Region, we also wanted to ensure that students are mindful of keeping their environment litter-free. As the term began, we asked all teachers to undertake litter collection within and around their schools. Eco-Mentors took charge of this with much enthusiasm,...
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10
Jun

Jakalasi and Mpindo Teacher Clothing Distribution

With winter creeping in, some of our male teachers from the Tsholotsho region found their saving grace in the form of a purposeful donation. The smiles on their faces as they received the new items of clothing was truly heart-‘warming’. The teachers in Zimbabwe are held to a high standard in dress code, and are...
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07
Jun

Limited Space Still Available on the 2019 Nedbank Tour de Tuli

The Children in the Wilderness (CITW) fundraising team has confirmed that in the run-up to entries closing on June 30th, 2019, a limited number of places remain available for this year’s Nedbank Tour de Tuli. The 2019 Tour dates are confirmed for July 23rd – 28th, 2019, with the route once again taking in pristine,...
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07
Jun

Nedbank Tour de Tuli Launches New 2019 Route

Nedbank Tour de Tuli has officially launched the 2019 route of Africa’s most exciting mountain-biking event, with the big difference being that this year’s route will be run in reverse compared to previous editions of the Tour. As in earlier Tours, the focus will be on the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area (GMTFCA) which protects...
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