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Eco-Club
Educating the youth on our impact on the environment helps them understand our current environmental issues, and contributes to better decision making to ensure a healthy and sustainable future. The Children in the Wilderness Eco-Club learners at Modikwa Primary School were invited to spend an afternoon at the nearby Mogalakwena Research Centre in South Africa’s Limpopo...
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To celebrate, motivate and empower the amazing Eco-Mentors at Children in the Wilderness’ (CITW) six partner schools in Rwanda, a special get-together and workshop was organised for the programme’s 18 teachers and school leaders. On Friday 15 April, the teachers travelled from their respective areas (as long as six hours by bus) to Kigali. The...
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The negative impact of COVID 19 on students throughout Zimbabwe cannot be underestimated, with the majority losing two full years of learning, and many children’s reading and writing abilities in our area at an all-time low. Due to this, literacy is at the forefront of most of the CITW Zambezi team’s projects this year –...
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April 2022 – Empowers Africa, a non-profit and Wilderness Safaris’ fiscal 501c partner in the United States, recently donated USD10 000 from proceeds of their COVID-19 Relief Fundraiser to the Wilderness Wildlife Trust’s Maltahöhe Community Project. This grant has enabled Wilderness to provide sufficient food hampers to sustain 70 families of four for a month;...
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Due to COVID-19 and the associated global economic hardships, which have also affected our programme, the Children in the Wilderness Malawi (CITW) programme scaled down its programme activities to waste paper recycling, health and nutrition, reforestation, and storytelling (Children in the Media). Mr Charles Mankhokwe (centre), Root to Fruit General Manager, being briefed on Nanthomba...
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How many little rays of sunshine do you see! In March 2022 the CITW Rwanda team distributed t-shirts to all 184 students at our partner school Eco-Clubs, i.e. Bisate, Gisunzu and Akayange primary schools. Bisate Primary SchoolGisunzu Primary SchoolAkayange Primary School In addition to these children, the 110 students who are supported with a CITW...
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Now more than ever, CITW Zambezi believes that children’s education on environmental awareness is vitally crucial in protecting and sustaining our beautiful wilderness areas. Through our Eco-Club programmes, we aim to build environmental awareness and empower students to find solutions and take constructive action on local pollution problems. This week we were so pleased to...
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As a Botswana NGO, Children in the Wilderness (CITW) plays an important role in raising awareness for environmental issues and promoting sustainable development. In 2021, CITW and the FNBB Foundation collaborated to work with Parakarungu Primary School to develop an environmental education, life- and leadership skills programme for the children and teachers. The CITW Botswana...
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In 2018 the Haagvalken family were guests of Wilderness Vumbura Plains, where they had the opportunity to engage with the nearby community. Beetsha Primary was one of the schools they visited, and the family was inspired to support the school through our Children in the Wilderness programme. Accordingly, they made a donation for the construction...
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On this UNESCO International Day of Education, we couldn’t be more excited to share CITW Rwanda’s latest successes at Gisunzu Primary School, situated in the community neighbouring Gishwati-Mukura National Park in the north-west of the country. We are humbled by the generosity of Wilderness Safaris Bisate and Magashi guests, whose kind donations made these improvements...
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