A group of school teachers were left feeling inspired to return to the classrooms and inform their students of the importance of conserving natural habitats and wildlife, following a recent trip to Mvuu Camp.
Two retired school teachers from the UK are sponsoring three children involved in the Children in the Wilderness (CITW) Programme, after taking part in a village tour organised by Central African Wilderness Safaris.
"...The most important thing recently, is that there is political will at the highest level to try and combat wildlife crimes in Malawi. The government have signed up to the Clinton Initiative so they have put a moratorium on domestic trade in ivory. They have also recently joined the Elephant Protection Initiative and are now producing a National Elephant Action Plan which will detail lots of measures and activities to protect Malawi's elephants. They will also, as mentioned, be stiffening penalties and will hopefully look to put their ivory stockpiles out of use in the near future..."