Tusk sends a record £8m into the field in 2018

Thank you for your support!

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Tusk Ambassador Bear Grylls has a message for you. 

Your generosity has helped Tusk send an unprecedented £8 million to our partners across Africa …

  • To protect over 40 threatened species, many of which are flagship species, promoted by Tusk to help secure the landscapes in which they are found. 
  • To empower our partner projects to provide vital protection for more than 10 million acres of land.
  • To expand our pioneering Pan African Conservation Education (PACE) programme to reach over 500,000 schoolchildren in 33 different countries
  • To support innovative community based solutions across the continent, ensuring local expertise is harnessed and that the tangible benefits of wildlife conservation reach people living with wildlife.

We’re supporting over 60 projects delivering impactful conservation across the continent.

Some of their highlights are featured below …

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The Chimpanzee Conservation Center

The Chimpanzee Conservation Center - a rescue and rehabilitation site for orphaned chimpanzees in Guinea - has developed their release programme, providing tracking equipment, salaries and funds to construct a camp for the monitoring team.

Tusk Trust - Borana Conservancy © Brittany Mumma

Northern Rangelands Trust

Northern Rangelands Trust’s Rapid Response, Rescue and Reunite mobile team at Reteti Elephant Sanctuary in Kenya has successfully reunited six elephant calves with their family herds in the last two years.

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Savé Valley Conservancy

Savé Valley Conservancy’s Special Species Protection Unit in Zimbabwe has continued to empower 37 highly trained and well-equipped rangers to target commercial poachers and hunters.

Tusk Trust - Community Centred Conservation Dugong sea turtle sketch

Community Centred Conservation (C3) 

Community Centred Conservation (C3) has trained almost 1,000 Junior Ecoguards from three different communities in Northern Madagascar. These Ecoguards conduct field trips and classroom activities, performing songs and sketches on topics like turtle ecology and protection.

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Wilderness Foundation Africa

Wilderness Foundation Africa in South Africa has bolstered its aircraft fleet to assist with aerial operations in both the Addo Elephant National Park and the Great Fish River Nature Reserve and conduct monitoring and security of their critically endangered black rhino populations.

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