Your guide to animal conservation EA
Kenya - Uganda | Surinder | 16 May 2017
Over the last half a century we have met a lot of people who have prioritised this noble cause, conservation, as their main goal in life. Some of these individuals have chosen to sacrifice simple comforts to make room for an elephant in their living room, and this is no laughing matter...
Imagine sipping a warm beverage while standing in your living room, at the height of winter, glancing at your mantelpiece or wall with a huge photograph of your adopted elephant, taken while on safari in Africa. Trust me, it makes you feel all warm and fuzzy..
Over the last two decades, we have had a fair few requests for more information regarding animal conservation in Africa and what we have found to be good causes.. I hope that sharing this information with you adds more excitement to the thought of spotting one of these beautiful animals in their natural habitat in Africa.
- ELEPHANTS (NBI)
The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
- Save the Elephants (of Northern Kenya)
Iain Douglas-Hamilton’s research on wild elephant populations in Northern Kenyahas taught the world much about elephant behavior, and migrating patterns. His ‘Save the Elephants’ organization is focused on stopping poachers, thwarting traffickers and ending demand for ivory (using educational programs in China where it is desperately needed).
- GIRAFFES (NBI)
The Giraffe Center
- ALL WILDLIFE (HQ NBI)
RHINO, GORILLA, BONOBO, LION, ELEPHANT, GIRAFFE, GREVYS ZEBRA, WILDEBEEST, CHEETAH, HIPPO, LEOPARD
African Wildlife Foundation
AWF are a huge wildlife conservation project
- LION (SAMBURU)
Ewaso Lions – this is the biggest lion conservancy group in Kenya.
Action for Cheetahs in Kenya – only one of its kind in Kenya for Cheetah conservation.
Ol Pejeta Conservancy (Laikipia)
Largest black rhino conservancy in East Africa.
Lewa Wildlife Conservacy (Laikipia)
- Kenya Safari Club Animal Orphange (Nanyuki)
Focuses on animal rescue and rehabilitation, founded in 1967 by the late William Holden.
- Tsavo Conservation Group (Tsavo)
TSAVO CONSERVATION GROUP works to secure wilderness areas in Kenya’s iconic Tsavo landscape and beyond, for the benefit of wildlife, habitat and people.
- Amboseli Conservation Program (Amboseli)
The Amboseli Conservation Program was founded in 1967 to conserve Amboseli’s wildlife and its ecosystem to the benefit of its people
A global wildlife foundation based in New York, with worldwide offices. In Nairobi they are based in Karen. WCS saves wildlife and wild places worldwide through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature.
- Soysambu Conservancy (Rift Valley)
Soysambu Conservancy, which plays a major role in the Elmenteita-Nakuru Eco System, is acting to preserve a wildlife corridor from Lake Nakuru to Lake Naivasha. Tourism and enterprise programs are being developed to provide reinvestment for Communities and Conservation. Massive funding will be needed to help with anti-poaching security, research facilities and wildlife management.
- KWS The Kenya Wildlife Service’s (KWS) mandate is to conserve and manage wildlife in Kenya, and to enforce related laws and regulations. Anti-poaching forces from across Africa train at the KWS police training Academy. KWS is one of the most respected wildlife enforcement agencies in the world and deserves your wildlife donation and a place on this list.
- WILDLIFE DIRECT is a Kenya and US registered organization founded and chaired by African conservationist Dr. Richard Leakey, who is credited with putting an end to the elephant slaughter in Kenya in the 1980s. Established in 2006 WildlifeDirect provides support to conservationists in Africa directly on the ground via the use of blogs, which enables anybody, anywhere to play a direct and interactive role in the survival of some of the world’s most precious species.