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CITW Malawi has four Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) Clubs and over 160 active members. In the month of March, the youth organised a number of activities, which included: •             Selecting their leaders for the 2019/2020 year •             Educational trips •             Community sanitation awareness campaigns A trip to a rubber plantation. The Forest Manager explained how...
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Every January 26th, International Environmental Education Day is celebrated around the world. Environmental education is a dynamic and participatory process that seeks to awaken people’s awareness to environmental problems, allowing them to be identified both at global and local environment levels. The day’s aim is to identify relationships and independence of interactions that occur between...
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Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Malawi runs environmental, life skills and educational camps for rural Malawian children and youths who are members of the programme. Every year Central African Wilderness Safaris closes its lodges to paying guests for a period of two weeks in order to host camps for these members. Camps for primary school...
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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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In each of our seven Regions where we operate – Botswana, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe – our after school Eco-Club programme continues to tick over nicely. The Eco-Clubs focus on environmental education and life skills lessons. Our YES Resource Book was officially launched in the Zambezi Region, reaching high school and early school leavers, also with a...
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Andrew Viyano is a Children in the Wilderness YES Club programme member who has spent more than 10 years with CITW. He started with the Eco-Club programme, moving on to become a YES Club member in secondary school. This year he will be graduating as a journalist from the University of Malawi. Last week he...
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Graduates of CITW’s Eco-Club programme move on to the YES Club programme. While Eco-Clubs are aimed at children in primary schools, YES Clubs are for youth in secondary school, and beyond. Napwa YES Club Educational Visit to Liwonde National Park – November 2018. These youth have been to Liwonde National Park a number of times,...
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The Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) Programme includes those CITW youth who have progressed from Eco-Club members in primary school,and are now at secondary school level, or tertiary and beyond. At national level there are over 160 active members. This group is led by an executive committee of 10 members who are also involved in the...
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Bongani Baloyi, our Children in the Wilderness Regional Programme Coordinator, visited the community of Maramani in Zimbabwe in October. Bongani visited the schools we work with in the Region – Nottingham Primary School, both Shashi Primary and Secondary Schools, Limpopo Primary School and Jalukange Primary School. Bongani, together with Gamuchirai Ndlovu (CITW Eco-Club Coordinator for Maramani),...
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CITW Malawi Regional Coordinator Symon Chibaka reports that in October YES Club members held environmental education talks and demonstrations at Kande Health Centre, Chintheche, Nkhata Bay. One of the major activities for the YES and Eco-Clubs since August this year has been community environment and sanitation awareness. During the Kande Health Centre Event, the youth...
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