Tusk’s mission is to amplify the impact of progressive conservation initiatives across Africa.
The charity has earned a reputation for providing a highly efficient solution for funding wildlife conservation programmes. We partner with the most effective local organisations, investing in their in-depth knowledge and expertise. By supporting and nurturing their conservation programmes, we help accelerate growth from an innovative idea to a scalable solution.
We also build long lasting relationships with our donors and seek to invest in long-term solutions because sustainable conservation needs sustained funding.
For almost 30 years, we have helped pioneer an impressive range of successful conservation initiatives across more than 20 countries, increasing vital protection for over 10 million acres of land and more than 40 different threatened species. But the threat to Africa’s unique natural heritage remains real and more urgent than ever.
With your generous support, Tusk can, and will, continue to have a positive impact across Africa.
HRH The Duke of Cambridge KG, KT More about us
Despite facing some of the greatest conservation challenges to international conservation in history, Tusk continues to be a shining light in what are tragically dark times for Africa’s wildlife.
Poaching, habitat loss and human-wildlife conflict are having a devastating impact on Africa’s wildlife. Finding space for both people and wildlife to co-exist is the ultimate conservation challenge …Learn more about the challenge
Tusk works with its project partners to find sustainable solutions to preserve critical habitats, protect endangered species, combat the illegal wildlife trade, empower local communities and promote environmental education.Learn more about the solutions
Tusk currently supports over 60 projects in 20 countries.View Tusk supported projects
Tusk is celebrating 2019 as our Year of the Lion, an initiative to shine a light on one of the world’s most charismatic animals and profile the work of some incredible conservation organisations working for a brighter future for the species. #YearofTheLion
Results from surveys conducted earlier this year and in 2017 confirm that Tusk’s PACE (Pan African Conservation Education) programme is in great demand and is making a real difference to conservation efforts on the ground.
In August, signatory countries of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) regulating wildlife trade secured stronger protection for many species, including giraffes.
Marking its 20th Anniversary, this year’s Safaricom Marathon, hosted by Tusk and the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, once again saw more than 1,400 runners from over 40 countries tackling the incredibly challenging yet breathtakingly beautiful course in northern Kenya.