IMPACT ON is part of our commitment to help them succeed – a selection of local programs in Africa with successful track records of accomplishment. A portion of the proceeds from each of our safaris is set aside to support these IMPACT ON initiatives.
Some of our travelers may have the opportunity to meet some of these dedicated people and learn about the IMPACT ON projects that have inspired them. Although we never expect our travelers to help us in these efforts, they often do. We are grateful for the contributions of time, talent and money our travelers have given to help the people and wildlife of Africa.
There are hundreds, if not thousands, of conservation organizations in the world, many of which work in Africa. In my opinion, few of them come close to the effectiveness and importance of the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project – also known as the Gorilla Doctors… Click here to read more
Wildlife conservation scientists have developed a method of using spatial planning software to increase the effectiveness of security patrols in the greater Virungas landscape – the home of the mountain gorillas. Their initial analysis showed that only 22% of the area was… Click here to read more
Impact On Africa is the umbrella under which we focus donations and other resources for the benefit of the communities in the countries that provide us with our livelihood. Even though all of the countries we travel in have their unique qualities, my heart always… Click here to read more
One of Africa’s most forward-thinking conservationists – Delia Craig– has just passed. Along with her husband, David, and her sons, Ian and Will, Delia converted their family ranch – then known as Lewa Downs – into today’s Lewa Conservancy. It started with the...
One of the more troubling developments in East African wildlife conservation has been the threat of oil exploration within the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) Virunga National Park – one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. Permission to conduct seismic testing… Click here to read more
Tortilis Camp sits in the shadow of Mt. Kilimanjaro at the edge of Kenya’s Amboseli National Park. When the Mountain decides to cooperate, you wake up and look out at the shining top of “Kili.” However, don’t be surprised if, as our guide, David Kariithi, used to say… Click here to read more
As I write this, Dr. Michael Hutchins, our Director of Conservation and Science, is leading a wildlife safari in northern Tanzania. He and his fellow travelers will be visiting the location featured in the following article from the Panthera January newsletter. With any luck, they may see one… Click here to read more