Updates from the Field

World Ranger Day

The Grumeti Fund has 115 dedicated game scouts, working across the 350,000 acres where they are based out of 12 scout camps and 12 observation posts. The scouts are out on patrol and ambush day and night, putting their lives on the line to protect

Safeguarding the Livelihoods of People and Wildlife

Human wildlife conflict occurs where people and wildlife live in close proximity to one another.  This interface is often negative. Conflict typically results in the destruction of crops or the killing of livestock with retribution killings and the destruction of wildlife a frequent consequence.  To

Protecting the Migration

There is no other place in the world that hosts a land-mammal migration as numerous as the Serengeti-Mara wildebeest migration…an inexplicable event until you experience it in person. This year the wildebeest flooded into Singita Grumeti on the afternoon of May 21st.   Each year when

The Wildlife Protector

We are delighted to share this video of the Grumeti Fund, created by Black Bean Productions.  We hope you enjoy this glimpse into the world of wildlife conservation and the day to day operations of the courageous scouts protecting this iconic area.   You can be a part

Language Camp at Singita Grumeti

During the month of June, the Grumeti Fund hosted 90 children at an English immersion camp held at the Environmental Education Center.  Through a collaboration with language experts from Concordia Language Villages and Concordia College, third and fifth grade students attended the camp while their local schools were on break. The camp was

Managing Human-Wildlife Conflict

by Dr. Kristen Denninger Snyder  At Singita Grumeti, the return of elephants and lions in large numbers to the reserve has been a very welcome indicator of the success of management efforts, but also means that interactions between wildlife and the growing communities along the reserve boundary are

Scouts Receive Advanced Medical Training

The safety of the Grumeti Fund scouts is of utmost importance.  The 110 scouts working here put their lives on the line every day.  During their daily patrols it is very possible that they may come into conflict with poachers, who may be carrying anything

A Community Collaboration

The Grumeti Fund, through a generous gift from Dorothea and Jon Bon Jovi, is proud to have collaborated with Issenye Secondary School and Ihahara Village to complete an essential water project. With sustainability as one of our core values, we strive to create collaborations such as this where we work

A Message from Eva Green

Actor Eva Green sends a message on the protection of the environment and the role that education has to play in securing the future of our planet. She believes that the Grumeti Fund's Environmental Education Center is an exemplary program, teaching Tanzanian students how they can play an integral role in the safeguarding

Through the Ranks

Yohana Augustin grew up on the boundary of Singita Grumeti in Nyakitono Village.  He has been working to protect this particular tract of land longer than almost anyone associated with the company.  His career with the Grumeti Fund began at its inception in 2003 when

Benefits of Beekeeping

The Grumeti Fund’s work extends much beyond the protection of the fauna and flora located within the protected area. One of the main focuses of the organization is our Community Outreach Program, which is working with over 20 nearby villages. Our relationship with these respective