Namibia Wildlife Resorts, the governmental organisation which runs the National Parks camping and accommodation facilities, runs the NWR Enviro Kidz initiative. This aims to provide opportunities, primarily to school groups from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, to experience the protected areas of Namibia. It is also hoped that they will learn about the natural fauna and flora, environmental and conservation issues and the importance of safeguarding the environment.
This scheme is something relatively new within Namibia Wildlife Resorts and it is hoped that many children will benefit from the exciting initiative. The children are selected according to their performance as well as their home background, the scheme focuses on those who will most benefit from this exposure, namely orphans and vulnerable children who may not otherwise have the opportunity to visit these areas.
The first group of ten children visited the Park a couple of years ago and were from the Mupini … Read More