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As seen in the Wilderness Safaris Jacana Camp Newsletter… As in previous years, Jacana was closed to guests for almost two weeks at the beginning of the month to welcome enthusiastic children from rural areas around the Okavango Delta. The children are all part of the Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Eco-Club within their community....
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The universal language of play and fun immediately broke down any barriers.  – Sibahle Mncwango I recently had the pleasure of participating in the Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Tri-Nations Camp, held in Mapungubwe National Park, South Africa. Out of everything I had imagined, I did not envisage an experience that could be so genuine, and...
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Thanks to the extraordinary funds raised by the annual Nedbank Tour de Tuli mountain bike event, which takes place in the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area (GMTFCA), Children in the Wilderness (CITW)  is able to run our life-changing programme in villages in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe surrounding the GMTFCA. We host an annual Tri-Nations Camp...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Malawi runs environmental, life skills and educational camps for rural Malawian children and youths who are members of the programme. Every year Central African Wilderness Safaris closes its lodges to paying guests for a period of two weeks in order to host camps for these members. Camps for primary school...
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Kudakwashe Nyamayaro, Assistant Manager at Wilderness Safaris Davisons Camp in Hwange (Zimbabwe), wrote the most wonderful report on his time as an Eco-Mentor during the CITW Annual Camp in December. PREPARATION It was almost like any other day: work as usual, but with a bit of a twist. Preparations were underway for a special event...
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In the most recent Central African Wilderness Safaris (CAWS) Christmas and New Year email from Chris Badger (Managing Director), Chris talks about what Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Malawi has acheived in 2018. CAWS and CITW joined forces many years ago to run our programme around Malawi. Read Chris’s report below: CITW Malawi: 2018 has...
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Tanya McKenzie, our Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Programme Coordinator for the Bobirwa Region in Botwana, wrote this wonderful update on two very special young men. Thabiso Tsheole and Mogomotsi Ramofi both attended CITW camps as youngsters, and returned this year as Eco-Mentors. Read Tanya’s report below. Thabiso Tsheole attended a CITW Camp in December...
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Two back-to-back Children in the Wilderness (CITW) camps took place in Namibia at the beginning of December. The camps were held at Damaraland Adventure Camp (DAC), a rustic Wilderness Safaris camp in the heart of the Torra Conservancy. Agnes Tjirare, our CITW Coordinator in Namibia, and her team of Mentors ran fun, informative, inspiring camps,...
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Be part of creating the next generation of Africa’s conservationists and environmental leaders, by joining in on a Children in the Wilderness Camp in Zimbabwe.  Introducing the Children in the Wilderness Annual Eco-Camp, one of a portfolio of eight life-changing, ‘purposeful’ journeys crafted to offer guests access to unique and privileged, behind-the-scenes conservation and community...
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Read this report, written by Kelly Boitshoki (CITW Botswana, Administrator), on one of two Annual CITW Camps in Botswana.  Children in the Wilderness hosted two camps in December – one at Seba Camp and one at Jacana Camp. At Jacana camp, we hosted 32 children. Two teachers and 8 mentors were hosted in camp this...
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