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HUNTING GIVES VALUE TO THE WILDLIFE AND THE LAND THEY INHABIT AND HUNTING CLIENTS CONTRIBUTE DIRECTLY TO HABITAT PRESERVATION AND LONG TERM SURVIVAL.

Tanzania’s wildlife conservation depends on hunting to a great extent for its long-term survival. Tourist hunting provides revenue to the Wildlife Division for conservation and anti poaching in remote areas that would otherwise be unsupported as most hunting areas are remote and unsuitable for photo-tourism.

Revenue from hunting directly supports the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism. Funds raised from hunting are directly used in the management of wildlife and its habitat. Hunting inadvertently gives value to the wildlife and to the land that they inhabit and this value transforms into habitat preservation and acts as a deterrent against poaching. 

 

The beginning of secondary classrooms July 2017

Community development is also an important part of our management program. We support village communities that border our hunting concessions by funding projects of their choice, such as the building of schools, the building of medical facilities, provision of solar powered electricity and the drilling of water wells. Hunting clients contribute directly to these causes.


We also work hard on educating the local villagers of the value of wildlife. We embed in them the importance of the preservation of wildlife, which directly results in the continuation of hunting and the guaranteed enrichment of their communities. Local villages bordering our areas are able to see the benefits of hunting and actively participate in the preservation of our  wildlife.

Our Tanzania safari companies, Old Nyika safaris and Safari Royal Holdings, are committed to supporting the Government of Tanzania in its endeavours to protect the fauna and flora of this country for future generations. Throughout the year we provide and fund anti-poaching patrols, by offering fuel, food rations and manpower for regular anti-poaching exercises.
 

We are proud to work with and have the support of Conservation Force.

Conservation Force is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organisation and all donations are tax deductible. We are in great need of your support, if you would like to donate to the Custodians Conservation Project please send donations to Conservation Force by clicking  

We were very proud to be a part of this informative short film on the benefits of tourist hunting in Tanzania,
Hunters are the true Custodians of Wilderness.
Illegal grazing
Cattle are one of wildlife's biggest enemies
Honey hives
Illegal honey gatherers kill thousands of tress when they debark them to make the hive
Donation school books
A donation of a years worth of school books
Classrooms
Helping with building classrooms at a local school
maternity ward
A nurse at the maternity ward we built.
off season anti-poaching
Our presents is absolutely necessary during the closed season, our teams work becomes very hard once the rains come.
Anti-poaching
Foot patrols
Foot patrols are essential and something the only way to get around.
Poachers supply
A poacher comes in by bike or on foot and will carry enough supplies for a couple of weeks. apprehending this save countless animals.
Poacher caught
Anti-poaching
School stationary donation
A donation of a years supply of stationary.
Solar panel
The remote villages are not on the national grid so our donation of solar lighting for the maternity ward was very much appreciated.
Clinic
A clinic we built some years ago
Tent donation
In 2016 we donated 2 large tents to the local game department, to help with anti-poaching efforts
Cement Donation
20 bags of cement donated to the village for repairs.
solar battery donation
Burning poachers camps
All poachers camps are burnt
illegal logging
Huge trees are cut down.
building material donation
Charles
just two of our devoted drivers
Hippo poachers
A log ready to be planked
a log ready to be planked
Motor bikes are a growing problem
Motor bikes are a quick and easy way for poachers to resupply them selves and move people in and out of the area
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Gua School Project

A slide show of our progress in building classrooms for one of our local villages

maternity ward

A nurse at the maternity ward we built.