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Eco-Mentor Training
Thanks to the extraordinary funds raised by the annual Nedbank Tour de Tuli mountain bike event, which takes place in the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier Conservation Area (GMTFCA), Children in the Wilderness (CITW) is able to run our life-changing programme in villages in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe surrounding the GMTFCA. In Botswana, we host Eco-Clubs...
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Mr. Pinto from African Parks and Symon Chibaka, our Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Programme Coordinator in Malawi, facilitated two days of training for CITW Eco-Mentors. 24 teachers and three coordinators attended the training, which took place at Mvuu Camp in Liwonde National Park with support from Central African Wilderness Safaris (CAWS) and the Mvuu...
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We’ve had a busy few months, with Bongani Baloyi (CITW Regional Coordinator) and Lisa Witherden (Environmental Education Resource Developer) travelling around our beautiful Regions to train existing and new Eco-Mentors on our programme. We extended our invitation to the communities with which we work, encouraging them to join in to see what CITW is all...
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As a result of the Nedbank Tour de Tuli mountain bike event taking place in the Greater Mapungubwe Transfrontier National Park (GMTFCA), we operate our programme in villages in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe surrounding the GMTFCA.  Our Children in the Wilderness Regional Programme Coordinator, Bongani Baloyi, reports on the Eco-Mentor training he conducted last...
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The first of many Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) Programme Eco-Mentor trainings took place in our Zambezi Region last week. Last year, Children in the Wilderness (CITW) launched the innovative first edition of the YES Resource Book, to help drive the progamme’s goal of taking keen CITW Eco-Club members to the next level; preparing them as leaders and...
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With the aim of strengthening the Eco-Club programme, South African Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Programme Coordinator Bokang Shopane, along with Bongani Baloyi (CITW Regional Programme Coordinator), conducted Eco-Mentor training at Kwamqobela and Vululwazi Primary Schools, at Rocktail in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province.  The training took place from Tuesday 8th to Thursday 10th May 2018. A total...
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Lisa Witherden ran Eco-Mentor Training in in Simson Village in Limpopo last week. Twenty-three  eager community members and three teachers attended the two-day training session. The aim of the training was to inform the community about the Children in the Wilderness (CITW) programme, with the hope of getting them involved in various CITW projects and...
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Children in the Wilderness is excited to announce the launch of our programme in Rwanda! Through Wilderness Safaris’ beautiful Bisate Lodge, the community of Bisate has been involved in the restoration of this delicate eco-system through reforestation projects. The community also welcomes guests into their village for tours and interactions with the friendly people of...
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