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11
Jul

CITW Botswana – Let Love Lead Fundraising Initiative

In November last year, the Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Botswana team and Tlamelo Bothma, Okavango Wilderness Safaris’ (OWS) Office Manager, came up with ideas to encourage OWS staff to give back to CITW. The team decided to rent spaces to staff in the Maun office complex for BWP50 per person, to sell any household...
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11
Jul

CITW Rwanda Scholarship Update

The Rwandan school year closes in July, with the new year’s first term scheduled to start in September. For the 110 secondary school students in Rwanda who are sponsored with a Children in the Wilderness scholarship covering their school fees, uniforms and lesson materials for the duration of their six years of schooling, this means...
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04
Jul

Mutuelle for Kinigi Sector

In Rwanda ‘Mutuelle’ refers to Mutuelle de Santé, a community-based health insurance. It is a medical scheme especially developed to cover medical costs for poor families and vulnerable groups. A premium is paid once a year in June to ensure medical health care for people who are not covered via an employer or private scheme....
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17
Jun

CITW Botswana Completes Beetsha Poultry Project

In the first week of February 2022, the Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Botswana team facilitated the launch of the Beetsha Poultry Project at the village primary school. On 20 May, the team went back to the school to deliver and install cages for the laying hens. “We can now report with great joy that...
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08
Jun

Route Unveiled for Much-Anticipated 2022 Nedbank Tour De Tuli Mountain Bike Adventure

June 2022 – Organisers have proudly unveiled the awe-inspiring route for the exclusive 2022 Nedbank Tour de Tuli, the internationally acclaimed mountain bike tour, and one-of-a-kind wilderness adventure that traverses three countries, namely South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana. Kicking off on 19 July, the Tour serves as the primary fundraiser for Children in the Wilderness (CITW),...
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07
Jun

CITW Zambezi’s Snare Wire Jewellery Project

Poaching is one of the most significant challenges faced in most of Zimbabwe’s wildlife areas, and due to this, copious amounts of snare wire are collected on anti-poaching patrols daily. Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Zambezi saw a fantastic opportunity for aiding anti-poaching efforts, and enabling and empowering some of the local men and women...
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03
Jun

Foundations for Farming – Tsholotsho Training

May was marked with a hive of activities in the school gardens at eight of our CITW Zambezi Tsholotsho partner schools, namely, Ngamo, Ziga, Mtshayeli, Mlevu, Kapane and Jakalasi primary schools. Ngamo and Kapane secondaries also had the opportunity to participate in exciting training organised by the Foundations for Farming team. The training took place...
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03
Jun

Tuli Conservation Trust Follow-up Eye Testing in Bobirwa

In June 2021, humanitarian Anton Poplett and his passionate @4x4OutFar team conducted much-needed eye-screening on 2 300 children and some adults at CITW partner schools in Botswana’s Bobirwa District. A year later, the Tuli Conservation Trust (TCT) undertook to return to the schools in late May 2022 for check-ups on the children who received eye...
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02
Jun

CITW Botswana and the 2022 Nkashi Classic

The Nkashi Classic is an initiative of the Botswana Wild Bird Trust (BWBT), to celebrate the mokoro, and the nkashi, which is used to propel it. This year’s event entailed a timed 1 km moroko race, featuring both Women’s, Men’s and Senior Citizens’/Veterans’ categories, with cash and spot prizes to be won. The event was held...
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