Learning Remotely During These Challenging Times

The Grumeti Fund through our community outreach program continues to successfully enhance the quality of education provided to the youth from local communities. Our hope is that we’ll equip them with knowledge, values, and skills they’ll use to pursue rewarding careers. Despite the challenging circumstances

Fellowship Awarded for Human-Wildlife Conflict Mitigation

Knowledge sharing is a huge focus for the Grumeti Fund.  Contributing to the larger conservation community when it comes to impact driven solutions on the ground is really important to the team. Learning from people and organizations around the world and to be advised on

Three women-led businesses supporting conservation

How can a hat, a painting and a shirt make a difference for conservation?  Check out these three women-led businesses that are donating a portion of their proceeds to the Grumeti Fund. Hilltop Hats Anne-Marie Walker has spent many years living and working in Tanzania.  Now, based

Responding to COVID-19

The Relationships department has taken on a new role with the arrival of COVID-19 - to help equip and prepare local communities for the possible spread.  Newly appointed Grumeti Fund Relationships Manager, David Mwakipisile, moved out of his house in the protected area and into the community

Art for Good

Over the last week we have seen an enormous amount of support from around the world and we are so appreciative of all the people who took part in the RISE Up challenge on Sunday. Beyond the overwhelming sense of community that was felt and

Field Ranger Training

An Update by Andrew Crichton from Veterans for Wildlife: We face uncertain times – there is no question of that. However, without sounding too cliched, in every challenge lies opportunity. Some things in our world will fundamentally change as a result of the current pandemic, but

In the Air

The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who, in their gruelling travels across trackless lands in prehistoric times, looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space, at full speed, above all obstacles, on the infinite highway of

Equality in the western Serengeti

While we have not solved inequality and women around the world continue to suffer from marginalization – whether you are in Africa or America – we can see significant progress being made. We believe that here in the western Serengeti we are implementing and experiencing

A Rhino Love Story

It’s Valentine’s Day and the thing we are most in love with at the moment is a very sweet black rhino calf named Zaituni (Kiswahili for Olive).  Zaituni actually came to us in late November, after having been rescued by Tanzania National Parks, when she

The Year Ahead

Tackling and solving the concurrent challenges of rural poverty and ecosystem degradation is an extremely difficult undertaking. News outlets, social media platforms, thought leaders and politicians all talk about the importance of protecting our natural world and uplifting rural populations from poverty.  These promising-sounding words emanate