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Eco-Club
During November, our YES and Eco-Clubs engaged in a tree-planting and caring campaign. Working jointly with Root to Fruit, a number of centres were targeted, and demonstrations on how to plant and care for the trees were held. Community members, nearby schools and village-based organisations were invited. The main objective for the campaigns was to...
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Children in the Wilderness Eco-Club members participated in a bird-counting exercise in Liwonde National Park with Dr Tiwonge Mzumara-Gawa, a volunteer Conservation and Research Officer for the Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi (WESM), the national partner of BirdLife in Malawi. Tiwonge has been honoured with the International Young Conservationist Award for her inspiring work...
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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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US-based The Traveling School offers teenage girls between 15 and 18 the opportunity to explore the world and learn about themselves through academic, physical, and cultural challenges. Sixteen motivated young women and four inspiring teachers travel to a unique region of the globe for 15 weeks. Students earn full credit, immerse themselves in new cultures,...
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Deforestation is one of the most significant challenges faced in both Zambia and Zimbabwe. As a way to address this, afforestation and learning about the importance of trees is a crucial part of the CITW Programme. At the beginning of Term 3, each school in the Zambezi region received five indigenous trees to plant on...
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Aline Umutoni’s deep commitment to conservation and community empowerment has taken her from strength to strength, and motivated her to positively contribute to the lives of many. In September 2019, she was promoted to Wilderness Safaris Rwanda – Children in the Wilderness (CITW) and Community Coordinator, which will give her the ideal platform to continue...
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Mabolwe Primary School Eco-Club cleaned up their community – well done! You are shining examples to your community.
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Our Eco-Club in Gobojango, Bobirwa (Botswana) conducted our Eco-Club lesson ‘Birds of a Feather’. They made use of bird books which were donated to their school, and even built their own birdbath! Well done Gobojango!
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Our Eco-Club at Mathathane Primary School in Bobirwa celebrated Arbour Day earlier this month. A few of our children wrote this poem about trees: Our poem Poem of a tree I tree I am shining like a diamond in the skyI provide many things for you but you still destroy meI am the one who...
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Have a look at Mothlabaneng Primary School’s Eco-Club vegetable garden produce! Beautiful, healthy vegetables, and such happy, smiley faces!
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