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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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26
Sep

Bisate Primary School Celebrates World Elephant Day, Rwanda

Bisate Primary School in Rwanda celebrated World Elephant Day in August – look at these happy, smiley faces, and gorgeous elephant drawing.
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26
Sep

Ford Group Visit to Twabuka and Ebenezer, Zambia

Children in the Wilderness Zambezi, recently hosted a large group of travellers representing various Ford dealerships around Australia. Part of the group’s visit included spending time giving back to a school/community in Zambia, thus CITW planned two full mornings for the guests with worthwhile and meaningful activities including building, talking and reading to orphans, planting...
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17
Sep

Mabolwe Eco-Club Cleans Up Their Community

Mabolwe Primary School Eco-Club cleaned up their community – well done! You are shining examples to your community.
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17
Sep

Birds of a feather

Our Eco-Club in Gobojango, Bobirwa (Botswana) conducted our Eco-Club lesson ‘Birds of a Feather’. They made use of bird books which were donated to their school, and even built their own birdbath! Well done Gobojango!
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