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Apr

Wilderness Safaris Facilitates USD10 000 Donation for Drought-Stricken Maltahöhe Community in Namibia

April 2022 – Empowers Africa, a non-profit and Wilderness Safaris’ fiscal 501c partner in the United States, recently donated USD10 000 from proceeds of their COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser to the Wilderness Wildlife Trust’s Maltahöhe Community Project. This grant has enabled Wilderness to provide sufficient food hampers to sustain 70 families of four for a month;...
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29
Mar

CITW Malawi Reforestation Update

Due to COVID-19 and the associated global economic hardships, which have also affected our programme, the Children in the Wilderness Malawi (CITW) programme scaled down its programme activities to waste paper recycling, health and nutrition, reforestation, and storytelling (Children in the Media). Mr Charles Mankhokwe (centre), Root to Fruit General Manager, being briefed on Nanthomba...
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29
Mar

Update on CITW Malawi’s “Changing the Lens on Conservation” Eco-Club Project

CITW Malawi’s “Changing the Lens on Conservation” project (sponsored by National Geographic) aims to help Eco-Club members tell their stories about what they learn from their Eco-Clubs, as well as from their formal education classes and what they see and learn from their own communities. In most Malawian societies, children are taught to be good...
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28
Mar

A New T-Shirt for Every CITW Member in Rwanda

How many little rays of sunshine do you see! In March 2022 the CITW Rwanda team distributed t-shirts to all 184 students at our partner school Eco-Clubs, i.e. Bisate, Gisunzu and Akayange primary schools. Bisate Primary SchoolGisunzu Primary SchoolAkayange Primary School In addition to these children, the 110 students who are supported with a CITW...
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16
Mar

CITW Botswana Facilitates Supplies Donation to Nxaunxau Primary School Children

On the 7th of March 2022, the Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Botswana team headed out to Nxaunxau Primary School to meet Karin Fröhlich, Wilderness Safaris’ Germany-based sales partner, and a group of her agents, who wished to donate stationery and toiletries to the children. Nxaunxau village is located in the North-West District of Botswana,...
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16
Mar

CITW Zambezi – Teacher Appreciation Packs for Jabulani Schools

When it comes to education, it is often said that it is teachers who plant the seeds of knowledge within children. And once planted, these seeds then have the ability to grow spectacularly for years to come. With this in mind, CITW Zambezi is able to see and understand the crucial role that teachers play...
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15
Mar

CITW Botswana Completes Broiler Chicken Production Facility At Parakarungu Primary School

As reported earlier this month, in late February 2022, the Children in the Wilderness Botswana team, along with members of the Parakarungu Primary School administration, refurbished an abandoned house on the school grounds to create a poultry enclosure, with the aim of starting a broiler chicken production facility. Ms Stoff, Environmental Education Co-ordinator for the...
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01
Mar

Jabulani Children Part of the Solution, Not the Pollution!

Now more than ever, CITW Zambezi believes that children’s education on environmental awareness is vitally crucial in protecting and sustaining our beautiful wilderness areas. Through our Eco-Club programmes, we aim to build environmental awareness and empower students to find solutions and take constructive action on local pollution problems. This week we were so pleased to...
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01
Mar

CITW Botswana & Pack for a Purpose – 2022 Update

One of the most wonderful and impactful consequences of Okavango Wilderness Safaris camps hosting visitors is the receipt of much-needed and appreciated children’s supplies, donated through the Pack for a Purpose initiative. Since last year, Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Botswana has been delighted to accept stationery and toiletries from guests at Wilderness’ Botswana camps,...
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