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Children Leading the Change in Environmental Conservation in Rwanda’s Hilly Heartland

A remarkable initiative has taken root to cultivate a new generation of eco-conscious citizens in a world where environmental concerns are at the forefront of global discussions. Imagine a group of enthusiastic school children, armed with knowledge, and inspired by a TV education program, actively participating in environmental conservation efforts. It is not a far-fetched dream but a reality unfolding in classrooms around the world.

Inspiring Conservation Leadership Among East African Youth

WildlifeDirect is rolling out the Nature Positive Kids Outreach Program that aims to inspire and catalyze behavioral change that will have a lasting impact on the conservation of species-rich landscapes and generate meaningful economic development opportunities for communities in East Africa.

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A pan-African kids’ TV series is inspiring the next generation of conservation leaders, featuring youth from Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, and Tanzania

A new nature-based conservation series targeting children aged 7-12-years-old is taking Africa by storm. Team Sayari is a National Geographic Kids programme that was launched in Kenya on September 17, 2022 and premiered across Africa on September 24, 2022 and airs every Saturday at 2:00 p.m. EAT via National Geographic Wild TV Channel (DStv 182, Starsat 221).

My time at the Wildlife Warriors Field Lab

My time at the Wildlife Warriors Field Lab Working in the field lab has provided me with numerous connections, opportunities to better myself, and a wealth of new experiences.  One of the highlights of visiting [...]

Wildlife Warriors Kids Restoration Challenge

Wildlife Warriors Kids Restoration Challenge Introduction The vitality and diversity of Earth’s ecosystems are the basis of human prosperity and well-being. Yet we are degrading these precious resources in alarming ways. The UN Decade [...]

Spotlight on Hans Ngoteya

Spotlight on Hans Ngoteya May 1st 2022 Hans Cosmas Ngoteya is a conservationist from Tanzania, a National Geographic Explorer, an expedition expert, and a professional in wildlife photography and filming. He is a co-founder [...]

A Showcase of Wildlife and Wild Places on My Wild Africa

My Wild Africa series was screened every Sunday at 5:30 EAT on Citizen TV showcasing wildlife documentaries filmed in Africa. In May of 2021, viewers had an opportunity to learn about African wildlife including lions, lizards, giraffes, ostriches, elephants and gorillas. We are grateful to Off the Fence, Citizen TV and WWF-Kenya who have made this series possible. If you would like your film to be featured on My Wild Africa, reach out to Victoria Wangui at victoria@wildlifedirect.org.

The Chui Mamas Of Koija

The short film shows how Chui Mamas dealt with the impact of COVID-19 which has had devastating effects on wildlife conservation in Kenya.

My Wild Africa in April

In April, WildlifeDirect continued to bring to Kenyan viewers wildlife documentaries into their homes. The films aired every Sunday at 5:30 PM EAT via Citizen TV. The films aired focused on elephants, hippos, lions and the Cape Ground Squirrel.

A Wild March on My Wild Africa

WildifeDirect through the My Wild Africa series continues to bring wildlife documentary to close to half a million viewers in Kenya every Sunday at 5:30 PM EAT on Citizen TV Kenya. In March, viewers followed a captivating film about a pride of lions facing an upheaval that threatens their survival, went through a spine-chilling film narrated through the eyes of a baboon, dived with crocodiles to learn about their behaviour, discovered how wildlife survive in the scorching temperatures of the Namib Desert and witnessed the life journey of elephants as narrated by award-winning filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert in the Soul of The Elephant.

Following the lives of Cheetahs on Cheetah Diaries

Every Sunday at 5:30 PM EAT on Kenya’s popular broadcasting channel Citizen TV airs wildlife documentaries anticipated by viewers across the country. The My Wild Africa series by WildlifeDirect and Wildlife Warriors TV brings high-quality wildlife documentaries produced in Africa. In February, Kenyans followed the lives of cheetahs in training to be ambassador animals of their species in the third season of cheetah diaries.