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Reforestation
Exciting things are happening in the Plumtree region, located to the south-east of Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park. Thanks to generous funding from Edward Allen Bell, ‘The Tshabolisa Project’ is coming along in leaps and bounds. This area has been extremely marginalised over the years, and human-wildlife conflict and overgrazing have had devastating effects on the...
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After a recent generous donation, CITW Malawi’s Symon Chibaka was able to organise a series of workshops for YES and Eco-Club children to learn more about COVID-19… what it is, how to protect themselves and their families from it, and through diet, how to build strong immune systems. Learning About COVID-19 Mr Nyirenda, a Health...
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After successfully planting trees at Gisunzu Primary School, close to Gishwati Forest, last week CITW Rwanda concentrated its reforestation focus on Bisate Primary and Secondary schools. At the primary school, teachers and learners from our CITW Eco-Club planted a total of 65 trees, while at the secondary school students from the CITW YES Club (who...
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On Friday afternoon all 64 CITW Eco-Club learners and their six teachers from the Gisunzu Primary School, near Gishwati-Mukura National Park, had the opportunity to plant an indigenous tree, kindly donated by the agronomists at Bisate Lodge. The trees were planted on the school grounds, and all the children and teachers have promised to look...
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Every year, towards the end of November, Chihame Eco-Club at Chintheche celebrates the beginning of tree-planting season, especially as some tree species need planting early, at the beginning of the rainy season. The club is planning to plant over 1 000 seedlings between December 2020 and March next year. The Nanthomba Tree Nursery is managed...
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As part of their conservation programme for the Gishwati sector of the Gishwati-Mukura National Park (GMNP), Wilderness Safaris (WS) and Forest of Hope Association (FHA) worked together to set up a nursery, which now contains almost 10 000 indigenous trees that will be planted before the end of the year. The reforestation programme commenced at...
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“Growing together with my forest – healthy environment for healthy life.” The Nangondo Cluster Centre is on the eastern side of Liwonde National Park, and is a hub for four Eco-Clubs in the local primary schools. The Nangondo Centre’s aim is to raise 5 000 seedlings of different trees. The trees will be distributed free...
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“They have come to believe that human wellbeing can come from healthy plants (vegetation and trees)”. ~ Boston Wadi – former Eco-Club member, now site manager and tree nursery attendant for the Nanthomba Cluster reforestation project. Boston meets a maximum of 15 Eco-Club members twice a week, facilitating reforestation activities. The sessions include: Environmental conservation...
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During this lesson held in May, Eco-Club members learned about the importance of forests and were encouraged to take part in the reforestation of their communities. The children filled pots in readiness for sowing tree seeds for the next growing season. “Growing together with my forest” is the motto for the Nanthomba Eco-Club children. Every...
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