The Serengeti Girls Run is a three day, 63 km, all-women endurance run through Tanzania's Serengeti. Navigating through iconic wilderness and wildlife, we follow 14 women from across the world as they race for a local cause -- the empowerment of women. Watch the full
In early September, nine critically endangered black rhinos were airlifted from South Africa on a Boeing 747 cargo plane, transferred to a massive C-130 Hercules waiting on an airstrip in Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro region, and then flown to the westernmost part of Serengeti National Park. Read
Out of control poaching in the Grumeti Reserve had decimated wildlife by the time the Grumeti Fund assumed management in 2003. Since then, careful management has ensured that populations of lion and elephant have at least quadrupled. Read the full article
Conservation is too soft a word to describe the measures being taken to address the crisis facing land and wildlife in Africa. But the Grumeti Fund is an example of best-in-class anti-poaching. This, coupled with large-scale systemic change, education, and community empowerment, is the one-two
As poaching becomes more militarised, the only solution is to use technology that poachers do not have. The collars transmit signals via a LoRa network – a long-range, low-power closed wireless platform that uses multiple frequencies and encrypted data so it’s difficult to hack. Read
In the United States, the Grumeti Fund is a fiscally-sponsored project of the African Community & Conservation Foundation, Inc. (“ACCF”), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Tax-deductible donations to ACCF are granted to the Grumeti Fund to support our work.