Where is she now? Ezelia Njobvu – SAWC Student inspired to continue her journey with Children in the Wilderness

Twenty-Five-year-old Ezelia was born in Livingstone and completed her secondary education at Linda High School in 2011, where she obtained a full certificate. Ezelia has been involved in community programmes, such as art and crafts, and has also participated in reforestation programmes with her former Primary School in Nalituwe. She joined Children in the Wilderness in 2016 as a volunteer and an Eco-Mentor.

In July 2016, Ezelia was amongst the YES members who were selected to study at the Southern African Wildlife (SAWC). She enrolled in a six month bridging course in Environmental Education and Nature Conservation. She was one of the top achievers at the college. As part of her studies, Ezelia completed her two-month workplace experiential training with the National Parks and Wildlife office in Livingstone.

I enjoyed the college life especially in the area of environmental education and awareness to the friends and the community at large. The college provides a real life experience and modern ways of managing the environment. It further brings a sense of responsibility that even human being must have towards nature. It’s a once life changing experience. Given the opportunity I would like to further my education experience in nature conservation”– Njobvu.

At a recent Children in the Wilderness annual camp at Tokaleya, Ezelia was a tent leader taking care of, and mentoring, young girls in environmental education. She also presented a topic on water conservation.

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