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Forty students from the TAFA Community Center recently embarked on a field trip to the Naivasha Raptor Center, where the children were captivated by the stories of rescued birds of prey. They gained a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by these magnificent creatures and the tireless efforts underway to protect them. A rescued wood...
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The CITW Botswana team embarked on a trip to Parakarungu Primary School in Botswana Chobe area on 2 July 2024 to meet with the schools’ Environmental Education Club members, and hand over 17 fruit trees for a new orchard. CITW Botswana and the FNBB Foundation have been supporting the school since 2021 after the signing...
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In Rwanda all our students in school Environmental or Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Eco-Clubs write a CHEAKS (Children’s Environmental Attitude and Knowledge Scale) test at the start and end of their school year. The test is fun for the children to do, and it gives us as the CITW team a good indication of...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) aims to instil a deep appreciation for the natural world for all who go through the programme. The newly established Kenya Eco-Clubs are now buzzing with activity! Guided by dedicated Eco-Mentors, the children have already begun embarking on learning adventures, exploring the wonders of their natural surroundings. Forty students from...
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July 2024 – Wilderness’ non-profit community programme, Children in the Wilderness (CITW), has officially launched in Kenya and Tanzania. With more than two decades of successfully running the programme in Southern Africa, and Rwanda since 2018, the CITW programme is now also fully operational in these two countries.   Sue Goatley with the new Kenyan...
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Wilderness Rwanda’s impact initiatives are hard at work in the area around Gishwati-Mukura National Park, where, in addition to a burgeoning reforestation project, Children in the Wilderness (CITW) is partnered with Gisunzu Primary School and Kinihira Secondary School. The last term of the school year is in full swing at both schools, and our CITW...
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Building on a thriving foundation of Community Liaison Doctor Tipay’s impact work in Tanzanian communities, Wilderness Tanzania recently officially kickstarted the Children in the Wilderness (CITW) programme here. Eco-Mentor Training Preliminary Eco-Mentor training of teachers and volunteers at partner schools was facilitated by Victoria Falls-based Sue Goatley, Wilderness Zambezi’s veteran Impact Manager. After two days...
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The Eco-Club at Children in the Wilderness Botswana’s urban partner school, Tshwaragano Primary School in Gaborone, recently embarked on a vegetable garden project.   Focusing on the Educate and Empower pillars of Wilderness’ impact strategy, the objective of the garden is to help learners to understand the process of growing crops from planting to harvest,...
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We are thrilled to announce the launch of Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Kenya, a programme designed to inspire the next generation of conservationists. Through informative and engaging Eco-Clubs and immersive Eco-Camps, CITW provides conservation education to school children, fostering a deep and lifelong appreciation for the natural world. The process of establishing CITW Kenya...
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The Eco-Club at Shashe Primary School, Wilderness Botswana’s Children in the Wilderness (CITW) partner school in Maun, celebrated the World Environmental Day by discussing the topic of trees. The world’s ecosystems are under threat, with unsustainable patterns of manufacturing and consumption reducing nature and causing biodiversity loss over the years, due to pollution and waste,...
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