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05
Jan

Mosi Oa Tunya National Park Eco-Club field trips, Zambia, January 2016

CITW Zambia organized field trips to Mosi Oa Tunya National Park between 30 November 2015 and 4th December 2015.  The field trips to the park were part of CITW’s efforts to expose children to the natural heritage and provide conservation and environmental knowledge. A total of 5 schools in Livingstone participated on these field trips....
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04
Jan

Zambezi region (Zambia and Zimbabwe) annual camps, Zambezi region, January 2016

In November/December 2015, CITW Zambezi Region hosted six separate camps (2 Zambian and 4 Zimbabwean), with 156 children from schools across the region including from Holy Cross, Nalituwe, Simoonga, Twabuka, Lupane, Kabulwebulwe and Mapoko Primary Schools (Zambia); Jabulani, Emfundweni, Ziga, Ngamo, Mpindo, Kapane, Jakalasi and St Mary’s Primary Schools (Zimbabwe). On arrival at the camp...
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04
Jan

CITW Malawi reforestation activities, Malawi, January 2016

Between April and November 2015 CITW cluster center Nanthomba managed to raised 20 000 different kinds of seedlings (trees).  These included: 10 000 agro-forestry tree seedlings; 3 000 fruit tree seedlings; 7 000 wood and timber tree seedlings. Eco-Club members from Nanthomba, Kavunguti, Kafulafula Primary Schools; Adult Eco-Club (Nanthomba Eco-Women) and Nanthomba YES Club members...
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03
Jan

Desert Dash 2015, Namibia, January 2016

Every year Wilderness Safaris provides logistical support to the Desert Dash event.  Children in the Wilderness Namibia also provides support and each year receives generous financial support from the event.  In 2015 CITW received a fantastic donation of N$111 000 (approx. USD7 400).
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01
Jan

New staff member joins the Community Engagement team in Namibia, Namibia, December 2015

Agnes Tijare will be working closely with Ketji both in CITW and overall Community Development. Below is a short bio for Agnes: ‘I am Agnes Tjirare, born in Okakarara a small village within Otjozondjupa region. I joined Wilderness Safaris in 2008, occupied a number of positions ranging from guiding, camp management, logistics administration, service training...
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24
Nov

Children in the Wilderness Zambezi and the University of Newcastle Partnership, Zimbabwe, November 2015

Children In The Wilderness (Zimbabwe & Zambia) collaborated with teacher education staff and students at the University of Newcastle, Australia to conduct a two-week study tour for Australian students to Victoria Falls in September/October this year. The seven teacher education students visited schools in the area, ran a resource-making workshop with local teachers and collaborated...
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24
Nov

Emfundweni Raleigh School Refurb, Zimbabwe, November 2015

The enthusiastic applause of the Emfundweni Primary School children signified not only appreciation but pride and celebration as they returned to classes in the newly refurbished classroom block.  This was funded through the generosity of Mr David Taylor Smith, his wife,  Jacs and their two daughters.   In his younger days, David came out to Zimbabwe...
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24
Nov

Soccer in the Wilderness, Botswana, November 2015

Gordon Gilbert, our CITW Ambassador, visited two primary schools on the 12th and 13th to do coaching clinics with them. The children were very happy to meet him. He firstly visited Shashe Primary in Maun and ran the clinic with the help of the CITW Eco-Club coordinator, Mr Matane, and the following day he went to Habu...
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30
Oct

AAC Nutrition programme, Zimbabwe, October 2015

Children in the Wilderness would like to express grateful thanks to the management and staff of the Africa Adventure Company (AAC) in the USA for their generous donation towards the Nutrition Programme in Zimbabwe.
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