Video: Our Founder Discusses Conservation and Youth Development With Play Your Part Watch our founder Dex Kotze on a TV show called Play Your Part as he discusses his conservation work and the importance of youth empowerment.
Kruger’s Desperate Need for Security by Fortunate M. Phaka & Darian Hall More than seven years into the current poaching crisis and well over 3000 poached rhinos later Kruger National Park should be one of the most well protected reserves in South Africa. Being one of the most popular self-drive safari destinations in Africa shouldContinue reading “Kruger’s Desperate Need for Security”
Video: Botswana’s Future Conservation Heroes We went to Botswana with the aim of teaching conservation education and what we learned about children from disadvantaged communities was contrary to popular belief. These children were extremely smart, they had passion for wildlife, and also understood conservation issues. We learned that a large part of conservation education wasContinue reading “Video: Botswana’s Future Conservation Heroes”
Botswana’s Future Conservation Heroes by Darian Hall & Fortunate M. Phaka We had the honour of being hosted by Limpopo-Lipadi nature reserve at their research house for 6 nights during July 2016. The main purpose of our visit was to join the reserve’s conservation education program as educators to 5 learners that were also affordedContinue reading “Botswana’s Future Conservation Heroes”
Recounting My Time Helping as a Community Educator in Botswana Much of the work that goes into conservation awareness has to do with educating the youth of tomorrow. Doing so allows for those future conservation heroes that we are very much in need of to have a proper base to stand on for their futureContinue reading “Recounting My Time Helping as a Community Educator in Botswana”
A Photographic Look Back at Our 2015 Internship As we prepare to welcome a new batch of interns we take a look at a few of the many highlights of our July 2015 internship.
What the world thinks I do. What family thinks I do. What I really do; I’m a conservationist. Written by: Fortunate M. Phaka What the world thinks I do.
South African Celebrities Join The Fight Against Rhino Poaching Wild Aid continue their outstanding demand reduction work. This time they team up with a dynamic group of South African celebrities to drive home an important message; “Poaching Steals From Us All” Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/Ek6Xq-C1JO8
The Southern African Drought and Its Flood of Dilemmas The recent Southern African drought is considered one of the worst the region has ever experienced. Besides accelerated climate change there are other factors that contribute to worsening the effects of this particular drought. Some of these include water infrastructure that does not keep up withContinue reading “The Southern African Drought and Its Flood of Dilemmas”
Video: Our Project Leader’s 1st Live TV Interview Our Project Leader, Fortunate M. Phaka, recently got invited to be a guest on SABC’s Newsroom Live, to speak about his involvement in conservation and his work for Youth 4 African Wildlife. We were a bit scared that having cameras turned on him would be intimidating butContinue reading “Video: Our Project Leader’s 1st Live TV Interview”