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20
Jun

CITW Namibia visit to CITW Botswana: “fostering a culture of openness and transparency”

Sharing ideas with colleagues is extremely important and teamwork is a fundamental skill in the workplace.  CITW Namibia decided to visit Botswana to see and gain knowledge on how to start/work with Adult Eco-Clubs as they would like to establish these in Namibia. Ketji and Agnes arrived at the Maun office on 23rd June and...
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06
Jun

CITW Eco-Club cross border debate, Zambia and Zimbabwe

On Wednesday 01/06/2016 Shearwater Café, located on the bridge between Zambia and Zimbabwe, kindly played host to the first ever Cross Border CITW Eco-Club debate on Reforestation. As reforestation is one of the projects for the Zambezi Eco-Clubs this year, the teams were discussing whether the trees being planted should only be indigenous (Zambia) or...
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06
Jun

Beekeeping workshop for Adult Eco-Clubs, Botswana

CITW trained the Adult Eco-Clubs in beekeeping in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture on the 6th-9th April. The Training was officially opened by the Headman of Beetsha village and was facilitated by a Bee Keeping Coordinator from Ministry of Agriculture Mr Ntsie. The workshop was held at Beetsha village and was attended by 2 groups:...
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25
May

Eco-Mentor Training in Maramani, Zimbabwe

On 11 March 2016, CITW Regional Coordinator, Bongani Baloyi, conducted an Eco-Mentor training workshop at Shashi Primary School in Maramani, Zimbabwe. A total of seven (7) teachers from Nottingham (1), Limpopo (1), Jalukange (1) and Shasi (4) Primary Schools and a local ward councillor attended the training. The workshop was aimed at introducing the participants...
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25
May

Limpopo Valley Annual CITW Camp, Botswana

The Limpopo Valley annual camp was once again held at Mashatu Game Reserve towards the end of 2015.  Mashatu generously sponsors the bednights for the camp and children from surrounding villages enjoy a wonderful camp of game drives, lessons, games and fun.  The subjects covered in the Limpopo Valley camps included elephant conservation, bird biology...
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25
May

CITW Eco-Clubs Annual Awards, Botswana

There are three floating trophies which are given on an annual basis to the top three schools which CITW works with. The competition is in its second year and it will be running for four years coming to an end in 2018. The schools are nominated based on their general performance regarding their Eco-Clubs. In...
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19
May

Women’s Craft Workshop, Zimbabwe

In January 2016, CITW Zimbabwe facilitated a three-day craft workshop specifically aimed at women from the rural communities surrounding Ziga and Ngamo Primary Schools in Tsholotsho, Matabeleland North. Ngamo Primary School hosted the event and 45 women were privileged to attend. A committee was set up to represent the ladies, and all the participants were...
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10
May

CITW Makuleke Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) Camp, South Africa

We recently hosted two fully fledged CITW Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) camps at Return Africa’s Pafuri Trails Camp.  The camp curriculum was set at a higher learning level than on previous camps.   Eight boys participated on the first and 8 girls on the second camp.  Children were invited to submit application essays titled “What I...
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02
May

CITW Zambia wins best Corporate Social Responsibility award, Zambia

CITW Zambia entered a competition for employer of the year award under the category of cooperate social responsibility. The category was heavily contested with companies such as mines, banks, manufacturing companies and telecommunication and transport sectors represented. CITW was picked on merits of its sustainable way of managing natural resources and its provision of education...
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