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Eco-Club
Our Eco-Club at Gobojango Primary School in Bobirwa Botswana, had a lesson on tortoises, turtles and terrapins (and tongue twisters!). Our wonderful Eco-Mentor took the initiative and had the students make their own creatures out of clay 🙂
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Semolale Primary School in Bobirwa Region, Botswana, had a little bit of fun earlier this week. Our clever Eco-Mentors planted a few animal tracks around the school and had the children identify the animals who would have left them 🙂 All in an effort to help the children be aware of the animals they might...
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We have constant, special reminders of Wilderness Safaris stalwart, and Children in the Wilderness chairman (and greatest supporter), Russel Friedman, who sadly passed away in February 2018. Russel was instrumental in the implementation of our programme, both the day-to-day ins and outs, and the big picture of how to achieve our goals. His passion, drive and...
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Our children in Lentswe-Le-Moriti Primary School celebrated World Lion Day last week in a very creative way. Using their ‘Draw What You Saw’ colouring-in books, they drew themselves lion masks which they cut out and paraded around the school ground. Well done, Lentswe!
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Our Bobirwa Eco-Clubs are hard at work on various Eco-Club projects. Mathathane Primary School is working hard at clearing up with the community, and making Eco-Bricks from the plastic waste they collect: Mabolwe Primary School’s Eco-Club Garden is blooming! Have a look at where it all started here. Keep up the hard work! We are...
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Chintheche, Mgodi and Chihame Eco-Clubs had a joint educational trip to Kande Horse Farm. Their objectives included: To learn about how the horse farm works in relation to environmental conservationTo learn about mixed farming that can be practiced in their home surroundings Learning to ride a horseMixed farming lessons On the trip there were 30...
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Having been managed by Children in the Wilderness (CITW) South Africa over the last few years, the decision was recently undertaken to pass the management of the Maramani schools in the Beitbridge region back to CITW Zambezi. We packed up our trusty Ford Ranger with all the new Eco-Club trunk supplies, and headed out to...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW), was pleased to host the official launch of its first urban Eco-Club at Tshwaragano Primary School in Gaborone, Botswana, on 3 April 2019. By extending its innovative programme into this city school at the end of 2018, CITW is furthering its drive to teach even more children about the importance...
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Designing and basic sciences are complementary Eco-Club activities, which give the club members a chance to look at some common problems and to work on bringing about solutions. The topics range from social to environmental, and a number of Eco-Clubs have already implemented the concept to stop water runoff, and encouraged water absorption on their...
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This excellent article on Children in the Wilderness’ work in Africa appeared in the Telegraph UK over the weekend. Written by Roderick Gilchrist. The children saw the lions before the lions saw the children. Woken by their chatter, the big cats rose up from the long gold and green grass, yawned, stretched, sniffed the breeze...
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