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Children in the Wilderness Limpopo Valley 2017

Children in the Wilderness Limpopo Valley 2017 

‘Children in the Wilderness Limpopo Valley’ was founded in 2009 and operates within the Northern Tuli Game Reserves Association. One of the association members, Mashatu Game Reserve, kindly donated the use of its tent camp to the program again for this year. Having recently joined the team as the Wildlife Education and Community Outreach Coordinator at Mashatu, I was asked to be the camp coordinator for this year. 

The CITW Camp is about giving children an opportunity to learn about nature and wildlife, to experience a protected reserve area as if they were tourists and at the same time being educated about the value of reserves for the country, the tourism industry and also available career pathways within. The Limpopo Valley region is currently running the CITW camp for three local schools, and for the past two weeks we have had groups of children from Lentswe Le Moriti Primary, Mothlabaneng Primary and Mathathane Primary school attend …