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Wilderness Safaris and Olympus are using their high-end services and combined passion for wildlife photography to ensure the ongoing conservation of Africa’s remote wilderness areas, while contributing to the empowerment of local people through conservation education. The two main elements of the partnership are focused on enhancing photographic skills for interested guests and guides in...
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Read these touching Thank You letters from our Scholarship Students at Bisate Primary School in Rwanda, thanking their sponsors for the opportunity to complete their schooling. Thank You Letter from Nshutiyimana Aime Desire – RwandaRead more Thank You Letter from Nibishaka Jackson – RwandaRead more Thank You Letter from Mutuyimana Chance – RwandaRead more Thank...
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A recent visit to a few of our scholarship children in Namibia, meant handing over of school supplies and uniforms. A huge thank you to our donors for making such a positive difference in the lives of our children. Reflex Mbomboro at Brunfels Agriculture High School Our children from Elias Amaxab Combined School in the...
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Vivian Mosheti continues to grow her skills and learning, and continues to make us proud! She was first introduced to Children in the Wilderness (CITW) in 2009 when she participated as a camper while completing her Standard 7 (Grade 9) schooling. You can read her story here, but below is an update on what Vivian...
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Kemelo joined the Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Eco-Club programme in 2006 when he was in Standard 4 at Tubu Primary School in the Okavango Region of Botswana. He attended a CITW camp as a camper at Jacana Camp in 2008 and again in Kaporota in 2009. Kemelo is born and raised in Tubu village,...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Rwanda has awarded scholarships to eight learners for the full duration of their secondary school education. The funding was provided by Olympus and Wilderness Safaris Bisate guests. With an estimated value of USD300 per student, per year, the scholarships also include school fees, books and uniform costs. “We are very...
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In line with Wilderness Safaris’ 4Cs sustainability ethos (Commerce, Conservation, Community and Culture), Children in the Wilderness (CITW) was launched in the community surrounding Bisate Lodge. Here we aim to provide a specialised focus on environmental education for the children of Bisate who will one day become the decision makers and conservation leaders of the community. Both...
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In the most recent Central African Wilderness Safaris (CAWS) Christmas and New Year email from Chris Badger (Managing Director), Chris talks about what Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Malawi has acheived in 2018. CAWS and CITW joined forces many years ago to run our programme around Malawi. Read Chris’s report below: CITW Malawi: 2018 has...
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Be part of a once-in-a-lifetime safari, that honours our community partnerships.  Celebrate Zimbabwe through the eyes of its people, all while enjoying a remarkable safari in Hwange National Park. From experiencing Zimbabwe’s largest park within our pristine and wildlife-rich private concessions, to getting involved with the income-generating community projects and our Children in the Wilderness...
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Eco-Club lessons are making a lasting impression on Eco-Club members and a scholarship programme student. Monwabisi Dlamini, a Grade 7 student at Ngamo Primary School, wrote a strong letter stating why he wants to protect the environment. See his letter below 🙂 Monwabisi talks about the importance of the environment for survival. He states that...
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