Luwire Wildlife Conservancy - Wildlife Ranger Challenge 2023

Luwire Wildlife Conservancy is taking on the Wildlife Ranger Challenge to raise awareness of the vital role our 70 rangers play in protecting Mozambique's Lugenda Wildlife Reserve, and supporting an estimated 4969 livelihoods.

Lugenda Wildlife Reserve – Mozambique

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Rangers are Africa’s unsung heroes. They hold diverse roles as conservationists, teachers, community support workers, leaders and much more.

The Wildlife Ranger Challenge, organised by Tusk, is a celebration of solidarity, connection and camaraderie for the ranger profession. Culminating on 16th September 2023, the campaign raises vital funds for Africa's biodiversity guardians.

Luwire Wildlife Conservancy - Lugenda Wildlife Reserve

LUWIRE is the oldest and largest concession in Niassa, the biggest challenge is the fight against poaching with few employers for such a large area. The concession acts as southern boundary to Niassa Special Reserve and secures 300kms of Lugenda River.

The WRC Fund can be very beneficial to the organisation by increasing the number of workers, purchase of equipment that can facilitate the work and make the life of the rangers more easy and safe during the protection and conservation of our biodiversity in Niassa.

Give today and the Scheinberg Relief Fund will match every dollar donated, amplifying your impact. Join us in speaking up #ForWildlifeRangers

Support a unique conservation initiative empowering and uniting wildlife rangers across Africa.

May 2, 2023, 3:44:54 PM

Wildlife rangers operate on the very frontline of conservation across Africa, routinely making personal sacrifices to put their lives on the line to protect the continent’s magnificent wildlife and habitats. Yet they are so much more than just law enforcement officers: rangers are teachers, community support workers, mediators, researchers and so much more. Unfortunately, resources are not keeping pace with the scale of the challenges they are trying to tackle. For the fourth year running, the Wildlife Ranger Challenge sets out to redress this, by raising critical funding to cover operating costs, including salaries and equipment, for over 10,000 rangers. This will help them protect threatened wildlife and some of the continent's most vulnerable areas, while also protecting communities and securing coexistence with wildlife, as well as providing for their own families.

Support a unique conservation initiative empowering and uniting wildlife rangers across Africa.

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