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Food Security
Wilderness Safaris and its non-profit partner, Children in the Wilderness (CITW), have launched a new impact project in Rwanda, which will see each household in Bisate Lodge’s neighbouring Kinigi Sector – comprising some 23 000 residents – receive avocado saplings and large-scale agricultural support, to ensure that each family has fresh, nutritious avocados to supplement their...
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Thanks to the many generous donors who have contributed funds towards our food programme over the last 12 months, we have been able to distribute 4 578 food packs, totalling approximately 183 tonnes of food. We have used several suppliers over this time, one of which has been Zapalala. Zapalala was started by Lloyd and...
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In June 2021 Wilderness Safaris and Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Rwanda were able to complete specific projects, and implement a number of others. With donations from our amazing guests and the Chairman’s Foundation, we have been able to improve the lives of many people in the communities in the vicinity of Magashi Camp at...
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CITW Zambezi would like to express our gratitude to the very generous donors and sponsors who have provided us with the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of so many over the last few months with food hamper distributions. This, combined with the tireless effort of the Wilderness Safaris team members who have...
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Late last year, CITW’s Agnes Tjirare conducted a short course on communities growing their own food, and the value of nutrition. At the end the community members were provided with seeds and shown how to plant them. She returned to the same community late last month and these are the results.
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During the first quarter of 2021, 600 parcels were distributed to five Namibian conservancies across 4 400 km. Some 2 400 individuals received assistance during this food drive.
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Another month, another distribution, The Chairman’s Foundation continues its generosity, providing a small solution. Sending out 66 packs in Zambia and 157 in Zimbabwe, The impact is felt far and wide during this time of uncertainty.  Transported by truck and sometimes by donkey cart, Food packs are delivered to those most remote and far apart....
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In the face of the deprivation and loss of earnings caused by the pandemic, in Namibia many Himba families have had to expand their home food production, and use traditional methods for food storage. They have also reverted to traditional medicine for healing. Girls milk goats for the younger children’s daily supply of thick milk...
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CITW Namibia works closely with the Sesfontein Health Centre through a nutrition and deworming initiative, as well as COVID-19 awareness offered jointly through Eco-Clubs. The facility was established in 1960 by Dr Nell and Nurse Julia Ganuses in Sesfontein. Mr Shikale, who is a registered nurse in charge of the health facility, started a small...
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CITW Namibia Programme Co-ordinator, Agnes checked in on a few of her partner schools recently. She reports that despite most staff and learners being off the school premises and homeschooling during lockdown, their eco-gardens are still alive, with numerous vegetables thriving, including cabbages, tomatoes, onions, pumpkins, corn and beetroot! From the fruit tree donation contributed...
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