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Children in the Wilderness (CITW), in association with Diacore Gaborone Marathon, has launched an exciting Sports in the Wilderness programme at 15 of its affiliated Eco-Club schools in Botswana. From 11 to 27 February 2019, each school will be hosting an environmentally-themed track and field Sports Day to inspire and motivate children to care for...
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Between April and December 2018, Children in the Wilderness Malawi Eco-Clubs raised 20,000 tree seedlings in its southern zone near Liwonde National Park. In the northern zone, the children participated in the Root to Fruit reforestation project, where over 20,000 seedlings were also raised and then distributed to the local communities by January 2019. From...
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Every January 26th, International Environmental Education Day is celebrated around the world. Environmental education is a dynamic and participatory process that seeks to awaken people’s awareness to environmental problems, allowing them to be identified both at global and local environment levels. The day’s aim is to identify relationships and independence of interactions that occur between...
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The first week of Diacore and Children in the Wilderness Sports Days kicked off in the Okavango Region of Botswana last week. Just a few pictures from three of our schools in this Region – getting briefed and ready to run, and collecting litter. Diacore Sports Day – BeetshaDiacore Sports Day – Gudigwa Diacore Sports...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) aims to expose children to their natural heritage, in an effort to promote conservation and awareness around the environment. CITW believes that it is vitally important to observe and celebrate important world environmental days, which focus on endangered and threatened species, and pertinent environmental topics such as water, climate change,...
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In line with Wilderness Safaris’ 4Cs sustainability ethos (Commerce, Conservation, Community and Culture), Children in the Wilderness (CITW) was launched in the community surrounding Bisate Lodge. Here we aim to provide a specialised focus on environmental education for the children of Bisate who will one day become the decision makers and conservation leaders of the community. Both...
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In the most recent Central African Wilderness Safaris (CAWS) Christmas and New Year email from Chris Badger (Managing Director), Chris talks about what Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Malawi has acheived in 2018. CAWS and CITW joined forces many years ago to run our programme around Malawi. Read Chris’s report below: CITW Malawi: 2018 has...
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Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime safari, that honours our community partnerships.  Celebrate Zimbabwe through the eyes of its people, all while enjoying a remarkable safari in Hwange National Park. From experiencing Zimbabwe’s largest park within our pristine and wildlife-rich private concessions, to getting involved with the income-generating community projects and our Children in the Wilderness...
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In each of our seven Regions where we operate – Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe – our after school Eco-Club programme continues to tick over nicely. The Eco-Clubs focus on environmental education and life skills lessons. Our YES Resource Book was officially launched in the Zambezi Region, reaching high school and early school leavers, also with a...
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The Nanthomba Eco-Cub cluster is made up of four Primary Schools. These schools join hands on a number of projects, one of which is reforestation. Between May and June,every year, the surrounding communities are asked by CITW Eco-Club members to register the number of trees they would like to plant in the next forestation cycle....
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