In January, we organised a team expedition up Mount Kenya. The five day trek was an unforgettable experience as we climbed to 3,985 meters (16,300 ft). In doing this, we were able to drew attention to the dramatic decline of lions in Africa, and we raised $20,000 for lion conservation.
We put together this fun video showing highlights from the expedition. Enjoy!
Our campaign is off to a great start towards raising $20,000 for lion conservation by climbing Mt Kenya in January.
We can't reach the top alone.
You can join our expedition no matter where in the world you are by becoming a fundraiser or champion for our cause.
Top 5 easy ways to get involved:
1) Make a donation to the campaign: http://bit.ly/ClimbForLions
2) Set up a a crowd-funding page and tell your friends. The funds you raise will get directed into our campaign. It's easy. Watch that meter climb to the goal!
3) Use our special graphics as your Facebook profile photo. These great images were made for us by one of our supporters -- if you have your own creative ideas for contributing to the cause like this, let us kno...
Our 2015 Annual Report has just been released and is available to download as a PDF. It contains highlights from 2015 in terms of conservation impact, operational growth, and important results that we were able to deliver thanks to your support.
The report was designed to give you a clear understanding of our work and our impact, with beautiful layouts and images. The report covers:
How we transform human-lion conflict;
Our community conservation programs like Lion Kids Camp and Mama Simba;
Using research and science to monitor lions and measure their survival across the landscape;
We hope you enjoy it. Please share your feedback - we love hearing from you.
Download the 2015 Annual Report here
This is the story of Junior, the 13-year-old “Lion Kid”. This boy’s story is worth sharing because Junior represents the bright outcome of conservation education. Junior hails from Westgate Conservancy in Samburu, northern Kenya.
Junior attended our Lion Kids Camp in 2014, which sparked Junior’s interest in conservation. By the end of the Camp, he was telling anyone who would listen that he wanted to be just like the warriors from Ewaso Lions.
Now, every time Jeneria and the field team head into Samburu National Reserve, Junior – who lives in a village bordering the Reserve – is watching, waiting for any chance to jump in their vehicle to go see lions or head back to camp with his new heroes.
He is quite a character and...
We made a short video message to wish you a very happy and peaceful holiday. 2015 was a great year and we look forward to a big year ahead for lions and local communities in northern Kenya. Thank you for all your support!
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