As you plan your spring cleaning, go through your stores and look at all the stuff you’ve not used in ages, AND DO NOT NEED ANYMORE, please consider us for a donation. We are setting up a field camp for kids to give them a chance to learn outdoorsmanship, camp life, citizen science, etc. We have a lovely large mess tent and we will be putting it up this weekend in the bush just south of Nairobi. This will be the base for all our Wildlife Warrior Kids activities going forwards.
Nurturing Nature Positive SchoolsVictoria Wangui2022-02-05T10:11:35+00:00
One of our most exciting and fulfilling programs at WildlifeDirect is education and outreach. Children across Kenya join our Wildlife Warriors Kids Clubs for place-based learning in their schools and communities.
November 2021 UpdatesVictoria Wangui2022-01-07T09:16:03+00:00
We are super excited to share with you our latest news on a historic partnership and project. On the 17th of November, WildlifeDirect signed an agreement with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and The Walt Disney Company to produce a new nature television series with community outreach programs in Africa. The series will be called National Geographic Kids Africa.
Films For African WildlifeVictoria Wangui2021-11-30T12:38:44+00:00
Thank you to everyone who joined the energetic team of 200 people who gathered virtually to discuss how we can accelerate African filmmaking and storytelling to save wildlife. The Open Space Technology (OST) event attracted participants from over 40 countries in response to the question “Africans at the heart of African wildlife filmmaking and storytelling to conserve Africa’s spectacular wild heritage. How can we make it happen?”
Celebrating World Rhino DayVictoria Wangui2021-11-02T16:02:03+00:00
On 22nd September, we celebrated World Rhino Day with forty-three students and two teachers from St Charles Lwanga Primary School in Nairobi with a day at Nairobi National Park.
A BioBlitz At The British High Commissioner To Kenya ResidenceVictoria Wangui2021-11-02T15:51:05+00:00
On a chilly Friday morning on 3rd September, WildlifeDirect held its first BioBlitz event in Nairobi, in the garden of H.E. Ms Jane Marriott, British High Commissioner to Kenya.
Climate Solutions: Wildlife ConservationVictoria Wangui2021-11-02T02:48:31+00:00
On 22nd September, renowned primatologist and environmental activist Dr Jane Goodall, and our CEO, Dr Paula Kahumbu, discussed how wildlife conservation is a solution to the climate crisis during an interview with The Washington Post Live hosted by Libby Casey.
Empowered kids are restoring natureVictoria Wangui2021-10-06T09:35:16+00:00
On June 5th, World Environment Day, WildlifeDirect launched the Wildlife Warriors Kids ‘Restoring Nature Challenge’ in partnership with Mpala Research Centre. Two schools won seed funding of Ksh 100,000 ($1,000), two won Ksh 75,000 ($750), and four won Ksh 50,000 ($500).
Watch Wildlife Warriors on Baze, the Mobile Video Powered by SafaricomVictoria Wangui2021-08-27T08:31:01+00:00
WildlifeDirect continues to transform and catalyse wildlife filmmaking in Africa, inspiring people to treasure and conserve nature. We are excited to announce that Season 1 of our ground–breaking television series, Wildlife Warriors, is now available on Baze, Kenya’s mobile-first, video-on-demand digital content platform. Baze is powered by Safaricom PLC, the leading communications company in Kenya.
Wildlife Warriors Kids Teachers ConventionVictoria Wangui2021-10-06T09:35:34+00:00
To support our growing network of Wildlife Warriors Kids clubs in schools across the nation, we need effective teachers. That’s why we hold exciting wilderness-based teachers conventions.