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Literacy
They say that the more that you read, the more things you will know, and the more that you learn the more places you will go! This is why CITW Zambezi is always so appreciative of donations of books to distribute to our partner schools throughout Zimbabwe. Last week a lovely lady donated a large...
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CITW Zambezi, in collaboration with a trainer from Wordworks, recently carried out its second teacher literacy workshop for 2022. This workshop was hosted in the Beitbridge region of Zimbabwe, on the banks of the beautiful Limpopo River, for five schools from the surrounding area. Fifteen teachers attended the workshop, and each was provided with four...
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Last month CITW was pleased to distribute over 100 boxes of books to 5 schools in the Beitbridge area of Zimbabwe. The books included a range of categories and age levels, from leisure books to subject books such as English, Maths, Science, and Social Studies. The schools in the area were extremely grateful for the...
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CITW Zambezi is happy to announce that we have officially begun the process of setting up our very first Literacy Centres – at Jabulani Primary School and the Jafuta Foundation Centre, both located just a short drive from Victoria Falls. We believe that aiding a child in learning to read is by far one of...
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The negative impact of COVID 19 on students throughout Zimbabwe cannot be underestimated, with the majority losing two full years of learning, and many children’s reading and writing abilities in our area at an all-time low. Due to this, literacy is at the forefront of most of the CITW Zambezi team’s projects this year –...
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The importance of children’s early literacy development cannot be overstated, with a child’s success in school and later in life, to a great extent, dependent on their ability to read and write. Early literacy intervention has been at the forefront of the Children in the Wilderness Zambezi teams’ minds this year, mainly due to the...
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Cherished CITW supporters, Claude and Barbara Mayfield of the Zambezi Schoolbook Project, have been instrumental in improving literacy in rural Zimbabwe, a feat of exceptional fundraising, organisational and logistical skills. Since the inception of our partnership, and their first container of reading material was shipped from Atlanta in the USA in 2014, tens of thousands...
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It is with great pleasure and gratitude that we announce the Adult Community Literacy Programme at Jabulani Primary School, with reading materials thanks to Judith’s Reading Room.  Teenagers and adults from the community with all levels of reading ability are welcome to join this programme, and meetings take place in the evenings when the school...
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This week, another 200 boxes of books were delivered to 17 schools around Victoria Falls. As schools have just opened, after being closed since June, the delivery was a welcome surprise for them all, and we were met with elation and gratitude from the school heads. One lovely thank you message read: “Thank you for...
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Thanks to Books for Africa, we have started distributing a wide range of books to rural schools in Zimbabwe. Over two shipments, one in late 2020 and one in 2021, 35 pallets (over 1 000 boxes of books) were destined for CITW schools. Due to the sheer volume of books, and schools being closed until...
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