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Scholarship Programme
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 Lodge guests, and covers school fees, books and uniform costs. “We are very passionate about the CITW Rwanda programme, and excited to extend educational...
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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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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) has been operating in Malawi since 2003. Our Eco-Club Programme, focusing on environmental education and life skills, currently runs in 17 schools across Malawi. The CITW Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) Programme has many active groups across the Region, with high school and young adults running various give-back campaigns in their...
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Children in the Wilderness’ Regional Programme Manager Janet Wilkinson (Mama Janet) spent last week visiting the schools in the Malawi programme. “I was particularly struck by the humility and impressive work ethic of our scholarship students; but perhaps more poignant is the prospect of 500 schoolgirls learning science with access to just six computers. Any...
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Children in the Wilderness’ (CITW) latest group of students enrolled at the Southern African Wildlife College (SAWC) have successfully graduated from the six-month Youth Access: Introduction to Conservation and Environmental Education bridging programme. “We are delighted to see yet another group of CITW students graduate with Skills Development Certificates in Field Ranger Training (Level 2)...
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Vivian Mosheti grew up in the small village of Beetsha, Botswana, in a family with three siblings. Despite the hardships she faced while growing up, and thanks to her supportive mother, she is now a Staff Chef for Wilderness Safaris camps in the Okavango Delta. Vivian’s mother, who is currently a housekeeper at Vumbura Plains,...
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Our three South African students, Tlangelani, Bukosi and Nozipho, graduated from the Southern African Wildlife College (SAWC) last week. Bongani Baloyi, our Regional Programme Coordinator, attended the graduation ceremony on Tuesday 17 July 2018 at the college, in Timbavati Game Reserve, and had this to say about the morning’s proceedings. “The ceremony started with the students...
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