Grumeti Fund believes that intersectional environmentalism is critical to ensuring a bright future for biodiversity in the western Serengeti and the communities living adjacent to the protected area. This is achieved through the development of strong community outreach and relationships programs, alongside efficient conservation, research
The Grumeti Fund's applied research facility and program, RISE (Research and Innovation for the Serengeti Ecosystem) aim's to empower researchers and scientists to find solutions for complex issues facing the Serengeti ecosystem. https://vimeo.com/580228064
In September 2019 the Grumeti Fund, in partnership with the Tanzanian Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, translocated a breeding nucleus of eastern black rhino from an ex-situ population in South Africa. This complex project involved a number of partnerships and we are happy
We believe education is the best way to foster gender equality in Tanzania that’s why nearly 60% of the participants in our Enterprise Development Program have been women. We think women’s economic freedom will change communities. Meet Pili, an entrepreneur who is creating a brighter
Pauline is one of many girls benefitting from our girls' empowerment programs - through scholarship, mentorship and special empowerment events. She believes that educating girls changes communities. Pauline is passionate about equality and girls empowerment, and we are so excited to see where she takes
In Tanzania primary school is taught in Swahili and secondary school is taught in English. To bridge this gap the Grumeti Fund and Concordia Language Villages developed a program to help fifth graders become more confident speaking English in preparation for their move to secondary
In one weekend the Grumeti Fund reached over 1,500 girls in empowerment events that focused on gender equality, confidence, education and health-related topics. Each girl received a re-usable pad and guest speaker Rebeca Gyumi inspired everyone. https://vimeo.com/580309525
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.