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In June of this year humanitarian, Anton Poplett travelled to Botswana’s Bobirwa District to conduct eye tests on the children at our partner schools, as well as some teachers and adults, and dispense spectacles where applicable. We are thrilled to share a few of the children’s success stories after receiving their eyeglasses. Omaatla is a...
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After changing the outlook of hundreds of CITW children in Botswana’s Bobirwa region earlier this year, humanitarian Anton Poplett and his eye-testing team set their sights on assisting students and staff at several CITW and Painted Dog Conservation partner schools around Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park. Anton picks up the story… Heading out from Cape Town...
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Over three days in late September 2021, humanitarian Anton Poplett of 4x4OutFar, and his Global Vision team, in partnership with Children in the Wilderness (CITW), visited six of the schools in the Tsholotsho region that we work with, to carry out eye-test screening for students between the ages of 10 and 14 years.  There are...
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Thanks to generous sponsorship, in late June 2021, humanitarian Anton Poplett and his team of volunteers were able to conduct eye tests on 2 300 children and some adults at CITW partner schools in Botswana’s Bobirwa Sub-district. Anton also brought 550 pairs of eyeglasses on his trip, most of which were dispensed to those who...
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During the last week of June 2021, humanitarian Anton Poplett and his team of volunteers travelled some 4 500 km from Cape Town to Botswana’s Bobirwa Sub-district in the south-east of the country. Their mission: to conduct eye tests on approximately 2 300 children aged 9-14, and some adults, at CITW partner schools, and to dispense eyeglasses...
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