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COVID Relief
We in the Zambezi Region would like to thank our generous donors and sponsors – our amazing Conservation Heroes – who are making such a difference by providing the crucial funding needed to help meet basic food needs. Over the last few months, we have been able to distribute over 1 100 food packs, the...
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On Friday the 25th of September, the Wilderness Safaris and Children in the Wilderness (CITW) teams in Rwanda distributed 116 parcels of essential supplies, which will support 497 people for the upcoming month. The day before, volunteers from the Rwandan team packed the parcels and divided 1 775 kg of maize meal, 917 kg of beans...
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Since the start of COVID-19, Wilderness Safaris and Children in the Wilderness (CITW), have continued to provide crucial support to rural Namibian communities through educational assistance, the provision of Tippy Taps in remote regions and reusable face mask materials. In addition, food parcel deliveries are providing relief to our five partner conservancies namely Doro Nawas,...
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In a continued drive to aid rural communities in Botswana, Wilderness Safaris donated additional consignments of essential supplies to Tsodilo Hills and the Okavango Community Trust villages at the end of August 2020. Thanks to generous support from past guests, friends, trade partners and Wilderness Safaris staff and Chairman’s Foundation, 1 820 food hampers have...
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CITW and Wilderness Safaris Rwanda are delighted to have been able to support Akayange Primary School with USD2 000 to improve and repair two of their classrooms. Akayange is located just outside of Akagera National Park, and is the closest village and school to Magashi, whose guests donated the funds after their safaris. Archive pic...
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As part of its ongoing Conservation Heroes COVID-Relief drive in the Zambezi region, Children in the Wilderness (CITW), Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner, distributed another 250 food parcels in August to vulnerable families, the elderly, and child-headed households in six of its partner communities. Valued at USD10 000, this generous donation – thanks to the Wilderness Safaris...
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123 food parcels and other assistance – Gisunzu Primary School, August 2020 With domestic and international tourism having restarted in Rwanda, people in the villages close to Bisate Lodge and Volcanoes National Park are seeing some of their jobs and income returning. Wilderness Safaris in Rwanda supported five villages in this area for the months...
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Hand-washing as one of the means of preventing the spread of COVID-19 was explained and demonstrated to CITW Malawi Eco-Club children and YES Club youth during May of this year. Led by a health worker based in the community, together with the Eco-Club teachers, they placed great emphasis on the importance of hand-washing at all...
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Repairs to Bisate water project completed Last year in November, Wilderness Safaris, in partnership with the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International (The Fossey Fund) and Rwanda Development Board (RDB), rehabilitated the existing water infrastructure at Bunyenyeri and Bushokoro, both situated close to Bisate Lodge and Bisate Primary School in Rwanda’s Musanze District. The project, which...
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Lupani Primary School’s eco-garden is flourishing thanks to dedicated teachers and community members who have been tending to it throughout the last few months while schools have been closed because of COVID-19. Lupani is located just north of Kazungula, about 75 kilometres from Livingstone in Zambia, and is one of the seven schools in the...
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