Supporting Wildlife ACT – partnering to save endangered wildlife in Africa

Wildlife ACT is on a mission to rescue Africa’s endangered wildlife and protect its fragile ecosystems from the brink of extinction. Its goal is to develop innovative, sustainable conservation models that safeguard wildlife, preserve wildlands, and empower local communities.

Wildlife ACT relies on strategic partnerships, sustainable funding models, and cutting-edge technology to implement our mission. It aims to:

  • Implement monitoring and research: Through strategic monitoring and research, it gains crucial insights into effective wildlife conservation management. This helps it make informed decisions to protect these precious species
  • Support local communities: It understands the needs of the communities living around these endangered species’ habitats and develops innovative programmes that foster socio- economic growth. Its approach promotes harmony between communities and wildlife.
  • Expand wild areas: Its Africa-centric, people- oriented models drive the expansion of protected wilderness areas. By involving local communities in conservation efforts, it ensures a holistic approach to safeguarding these natural treasures.

Wildlife ACT is committed to delivering real and honest conservation efforts where it’s needed the most. Corporate sponsorship from retailers and suppliers can play a pivotal role in supporting its initiatives and making a lasting impact on the environment. Corporate sponsorships are integral to the success of non-profit organisations like Wildlife ACT. By partnering with it, your organisation can create a powerful alliance that drives social progress, encourages corporate social responsibility, and empowers positive change for endangered species and our shared environment.

FUNDS RECEIVED FROM CORPORATE SPONSORSHIPS WILL BE PRIMARILY ALLOCATED TO THESE INITIATIVES:

Conservation research, monitoring, and anti-poaching: We invest in scientific research, monitoring, and anti-poaching efforts to protect endangered species

Community conservation programme and empowerment: Wildlife Act works closely with local communities to ensure their well- being while conserving wildlife.

Human-wildlife coexistence programme: This programme aims to foster a harmonious coexistence between people and wildlife.

MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL PARTNERSHIP

In return for your generous sponsorship, Wildlife Act offers the following benefits:
• Brand visibility:
Your organisation’s logo and name will be prominently featured in Wildlife Act’s communication materials, demonstrating your commitment to wildlife conservation.

• Publicity opportunities: Wildlife Act will work together to create publicity campaigns and share success stories, which can boost your organization’s image.

• Co-branded initiatives:WildlifeAct can collaborate on specific projects or initiatives that showcase its partnership and commitment to conservation.

Employee engagement: Engage your employees in meaningful volunteer opportunities, making a positive impact in the field of wildlife conservation.

SUPPORTING AFRICAN WILD DOGS

Fitting and anti-snare collar onto an African Wild Dog.

The African Wild Dog, scientifically known as Lycaon Pictus, once roamed freely across Sub-Saharan Africa. However, they are now critically endangered, with only around 6 600 individuals remaining. They face threats from habitat loss, disease, persecution, and poaching.

Wildlife ACT collaborates closely with partners as part of the Wild Dog Advisory Group of South Africa and the KwaZulu-Natal Wild Dog Management Group. Wildlife Act provides vital support for African Wild Dogs, including daily monitoring, emergency response, capture, relocation assistance, and community education.

RESPONSE STRATEGIES:

  • Monitoring
  • Implementing field-tested technology
  • Informing adaptive management
  • Emergency responses
  • Increasing awareness.

NUMBERS TO DATE:

339 collars fitted

122 snares removed

129 treated/saved.

Contact Wildlife Act’s Wild Dog Species Programme Manager to support:

PRESERVING VULTURE POPULATIONS

Vulture populations across Africa are rapidly declining, with their range decreasing by up to 70%. All six vulture species in South Africa are classified from vulnerable to critically endangered. Vultures play a vital role in maintaining ecosystem health by cleaning up carcasses and preventing pathogen spill overs to humans.

Vulture conservation

THREATS:

  • Pesticide poisoning
  • Habitat transformation
  • Lead and pharmaceutical poisoning
  • Belief-based use of vulture parts
  • Electrocution.

RESPONSE STRATEGIES:

  • First response
  • Monitoring
  • Breeding population support
  • Education and community conservation
  • Enhancing awareness.

Contact Wildlife Acts Vulture Conservation programme manager to support,
Email Anel:
[email protected] | Visit: www.wildlifeact.com

WILDLIFE ACTS IMPACT

216 wings tagged

105 GPS backpacks fitted

63 Emergency responses

By supporting Wildlife ACT, you can be part of a transformative movement to safeguard endangered species, preserve ecosystems, and empower local communities in Africa. Your sponsorship will not only leave a lasting legacy of positive change but also resonate with your customers, employees, and stakeholders, demonstrating your commitment to environmental conservation and corporate social responsibility. Join us today in our mission to save Africa’s precious wildlife. Together, we can make a difference.

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