Did you know? Children in the Wilderness' news page is updated regularly with inspiring stories from the communities in our areas of operation... it's well worth checking in here from time to time! Most recent updates include Malawian kids giving back to their communities, a Zambezi-based Soccer in the Wilderness clinic, Namibian students completing their SA Wildlife College applications, an impressive fundraising paddle/run by two English students and the superimpressive donation of 250…
Children in the Wilderness is proud to partner with Qhubeka’s Scholar Mobility Programme for the donation and delivery of 250 bicycles to underprivileged learners at N’wanati High School in Limpopo’s Makuleke community. Yesterday was the big handover...!
If you could support a child to finish their schooling, would you? Without financial assistance, CITW scholars from across the rural areas in which we operate are unable to complete their schooling. Any donation, no matter how small, makes a big difference to our children's lives!
Children in the Wilderness' Bongani Baloyi has been in Makuleke facilitating meetings with the community leaders, school teachers and parents to prepare them for our Qhubeka project (through which we will be distributing 250 bicycles in April). The community had to select a Bicycle Supervisory Committee as well as someone to be trained as a mechanic, etc.
My husband and I traveled to Botswana a few weeks ago and wanted to help children and women in need. We posted the list recommended by Pack for a Purpose in our Facebook group called The Village and received donations of school supplies, sports equipment, first aid supplies, and feminine hygiene products. We stuffed...
CITW Regional Programme Co-ordinator for South Africa, Bongani Baloyi, is facilitating a monitoring and evaluation workshop with Sue and Mary, as well as Agnes, James and Jermain, our Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and Zambia regional coordinators. They were joined by Lisa Witherden, our new Environmental Education Resource Developer.
Children in the Wilderness Namibia's final camp for 2016 was a special one, with visits to the Twyfelfontein rock engravings, Burnt Mountain and the Damara Living Museum. Youth from YES were involved in the running of this unique camp.