WHO ARE THE RANGERS?
- deal with the protection and management of national parks and natural areas
- patrol in protected areas
- observe wildlife
- prevent poaching
- involve local communities in nature conservation
- help communities resolve conflicts between humans and wildlife
- promote tourism
- if necessary, suppress wildfires.
WHY DO WE NEED THEIR WORK?
- For every day and in Africa, a ranger should expect to encounter poachers who are better equipped with tools and weapons;
- Poaching, though forbidden, is still flourishing;
- Rangers free plenty of animals from the traps of poachers;
- They monitor wildlife in protected areas;
- They provide security in protected areas visited by tourists or where research work takes place;
- They record the signs and location of illegal activities;
- They deactivate and remove traps found during patrols;
- They take action against illegal activities in accordance with the national law.
HOW CAN YOU HELP THE RANGERS?
Every little help counts and is important. Rich people who pay poachers take several steps ahead of rangers, for example and among others, in terms of equipment.
We can do the most by helping them take care of their clothes, boots, and simple hand tools.
If you can, please help the Kenyan and South African (park) rangers by contributing to the cost of their equipment.
Our Association aims to help wildlife, primarily in Kenya and South Africa. In order to contribute to the protection of wildlife, we support rangers. After all, if an area is safe and is under the supervision of professionals, then the animals there are also safe.
Because it is vital for women to be educated in Africa and not to give birth to children at a too young age, we want to contribute mainly to the equipment of women rangers so that we can give priority to supporting women and make their work easier by contributing to the cost of their equipment.
WHO DO YOU HELP BY CONTRIBUTING TO EQUIP THE RANGERS?
Our Association wants to support rangers in Kenya and South Africa.
In Samburu and Lewa, Kenya, we want to provide rangers, especially the women ranger unit Team Lioness, with equipment.
In South Africa, we want to be able to provide the Black Mambas (the Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit, a mostly female ranger unit founded in 2013) with equipment, sweaters, boots, pants, and hand tools to help with their work.