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Recently, 32 students and four teachers from Kabulwebulwe, Mapoko, Jifumpa, and Kamakechi primary schools near Kafue National Park in Zambia were treated to a day trip into the national park. As the schools are located far away from each other, Kabulwebulwe and Mapoko visited Lufupa River and Lufupa Tented Camps, and students from Jifumpa and...
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Children in the Wilderness Zambezi held its annual camp for students from the Tsholotsho region, south of Hwange National Park, at Davison’s Camp this past week. The CITW Zambezi team, together with Avias, the manager at Davison’s, and his team, hosted 32 Grade 6 students from Ngamo, Ziga, Kapane, Jakalasi, and Mpindo Primary Schools for...
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Children in the Wilderness Bobirwa recently hosted children from Motlhabaneng and Lentswe-le-Moriti Eco-Clubs. Every year Serolo Safari Camp in the Tuli Wilderness closes to tourists in order to sponsor two full camps (eight nights for 16 children plus 11 x Eco-Mentors, all-inclusive) for CITW Bobirwa. The children had amazing wildlife sightings, making the learning so...
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The Children in the Wilderness (CITW) annual Eco-Camp programme has touched the lives of 11 000 children since it began in 2001. To this day it remains an exciting highlight for Eco-Club children, and one of the best motivations for learning about environmental conservation. Hosted at Wilderness Safaris or partner lodges, a camp is closed to...
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This excellent article on Children in the Wilderness’ work in Africa appeared in the Telegraph UK over the weekend. Written by Roderick Gilchrist. The children saw the lions before the lions saw the children. Woken by their chatter, the big cats rose up from the long gold and green grass, yawned, stretched, sniffed the breeze...
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Thirty students from five schools in Livingstone, together with their Eco-Mentors, attended Wilderness Safaris’ Toka Leya Camp last weekend for an annual camp. On arrival, each child received a pack containing stationery, a t-shirt, and a hat for their stay. Volunteers acted out camp rules and the students had to guess what rule it was....
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Amy Berman, the founder of Mother Bear Project, shares with us why this wonderful organisation has partnered with us. Read her heartfelt story below, and have a look at the pictures of our children with their Mother Bears. It’s clear to see that the comfort and unconditional love Amy talks about is real. Mother Bear...
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This year’s Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Camp Hwange was a huge success. Twenty-four children, 19 from St Mary’s Primary School and five from Sinamatella Primary School, were in attendance together with two Eco-Mentors, one from each school. On arrival, each child received a pack containing stationery, a t-shirt, and a hat for their stay...
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Shona Erasmus, our Nedbank Tour de Tuli Hospitality Coordinator, attended a CITW Camp in December. The work Shona does each year to organise the Tour, is what makes this event such a success. And a successful Nedbank Tour de Tuli, means that we are able to touch more lives through our programme. Only fitting then,...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Bobirwa hosted two back-to-back camps at Mashatu in December. The Bobirwa Region is in the southern region of Botswana. Partnering with Mashatu Game Reserve, Tanya McKenzie and her team host the CITW programme in six schools of the Bobirwa District.  The annual Nedbank Tour de Tuli mountain biking event, CITW’s biggest fundraising event, takes place in...
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