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Food Security
We in the Zambezi Region would like to thank our generous donors and sponsors – our amazing Conservation Heroes – who are making such a difference by providing the crucial funding needed to help meet basic food needs. Over the last few months, we have been able to distribute over 1 100 food packs, the...
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Since the start of COVID-19, Wilderness Safaris and Children in the Wilderness (CITW), have continued to provide crucial support to rural Namibian communities through educational assistance, the provision of Tippy Taps in remote regions and reusable face mask materials. In addition, food parcel deliveries are providing relief to our five partner conservancies namely Doro Nawas,...
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In a continued drive to aid rural communities in Botswana, Wilderness Safaris donated additional consignments of essential supplies to Tsodilo Hills and the Okavango Community Trust villages at the end of August 2020. Thanks to generous support from past guests, friends, trade partners and Wilderness Safaris staff and Chairman’s Foundation, 1 820 food hampers have...
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As part of its ongoing Conservation Heroes COVID-Relief drive in the Zambezi region, Children in the Wilderness (CITW), Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner, distributed another 250 food parcels in August to vulnerable families, the elderly, and child-headed households in six of its partner communities. Valued at USD10 000, this generous donation – thanks to the Wilderness Safaris...
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Hard work and perseverance lead to success. Since the establishment of the worm beds and fertility trenches in the Jabulani community garden a few weeks ago, much has been happening. A variety of vegetable seeds were brought from the community to the nursery at the Victoria Falls Hotel for germination. The team there was enthusiastic...
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Lupani Primary School’s eco-garden is flourishing thanks to dedicated teachers and community members who have been tending to it throughout the last few months while schools have been closed because of COVID-19. Lupani is located just north of Kazungula, about 75 kilometres from Livingstone in Zambia, and is one of the seven schools in the...
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‘We saw evidence of malnutrition in some of the children, and people whose food was running out. They didn’t know food was coming’. Kim Nixon, Wilderness Safaris Botswana MD, describes ‘an increasing scale of hardship’ witnessed in his team’s ongoing outreach to villages surrounding the Okavango Delta, and Bushman families within the Central Kalahari Game...
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Caring for the local community during the COVID-19 pandemic comes naturally to Wilderness Safaris Bisate Lodge, perched on an eroded volcano near Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park (VNP) and in the midst of five communities collectively known as Bisate village. Recently listed in Travel + Leisure’s ‘Top 100 Hotels in the World’, the lodge is a...
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An anecdote from voices of the Jabulani Community on the partnership with Children in the Wilderness in Zimbabwe, working on a new community garden. We heard them when then they spoke to us during community meetings, saying that we can work together to ease our plight. But we whispered amongst ourselves, “Our folk love to...
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Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Children in the Wilderness (CITW), Wilderness Safaris’ non-profit partner, has embarked on a mission to support rural communities in the Zambezi region, through the provision of food relief, hygiene products as well as educational assistance in the form of student allowances. Valued at USD31 600, the support has impacted...
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