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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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15
Oct

Children in the Wilderness and Dūcere Foundation Partner for African Children Story Project, South Africa, September 2015

CITW has embarked on a new partnership with the Dūcere Foundation, aimed at enhancing literacy levels in children across Africa by promoting story writing, creative writing and the capturing of oral tradition through the Dūcere African Children’s Stories Programme.
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15
Oct

CITW Eco-Club Coordinators Workshop, South Africa, October 2015

The objectives of the workshop were to introduce all the CITW Eco-Club Coordinators to each other and to get them see they are part of a team even though they operate remotely and to introduce and train CITW Eco-Club Coordinators on the new CITW Eco-Club curriculum book.
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30
Sep

Nedbank Tour de Tuli Cyclists Meet the Communities of Children in the Wilderness, South Africa, September 2015

Nedbank Tour de Tuli 2015 participants had the opportunity to meet some of the communities they are helping to uplift first hand, with each cyclist donating a Wilderness Safaris-sponsored schoolbag and supplies to Jalukange Primary School in Zimbabwe.
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