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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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In Malawi, reports Symon Chibaka, CITW’s Eco-Clubs introduce junior school children to specifically focused environmental education and life skills programmes. When these Eco-Club members graduate to Secondary School, they join the YES Programme where they practice their knowledge acquired on practical activities and projects such as… • Reforestation • General civic education/awareness campaigns  • Helping to...
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As the Youth Environmental Stewardship (YES) Programme focuses on secondary school students with commitment, leadership potential and a particular interest in conservation, it is essential to expose these students to a variety of occupations in order to equip them to make sensible career choices. The annual YES Programme Career Day activities in Zimbabwe and Zambia...
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