Western Uganda is bordered by the spectacular, glacier-capped Rwenzori mountains-often referred to as “the mountains of the moon” Wildlife has come back from almost total destruction during the war years of outstanding concentrations and diversity but there is still much to be done today to protect Uganda’s wildlife & particularly in queen Elizabeth national park. This savannah is teeming with game, from the hippo pools and roaring falls of the upper Nile where the world’s largest crocodile can be found to the unique tree-climbing lions of Ishasha, Queen Elizabeth has more to offer than any savannah anywhere else in Africa.
GOAL : 1340 $
GOAL : 15000 $
GOAL : 10000 $
GOAL : 15000 $
Wildlife in Queen Elizabeth is therefore facing a crisis with threats ranging from poaching and the illegal wildlife trade. Habitats loss, human wildlife conflicts and climate change. From tree climbing lions listed as most vulnerable to pangolins, vultures, and many creatures are sliding towards extinction yet each of them is too vulnerable to lose and essential to the ecological balance of nature not just for the wildlife but for the future of humans and the planet.
Our job is to improve the world and help animals
We have eleven communities in our first phase, that is , kazinga lower, kameme, kazinga upper, Tukundane, Rwerere, Bukorwe, Nyarurambi, Karambi, Kinyabutongo, Cumbugu, Burambi, Kazinga-Bukorwe cell.
After fully establishing our initiative in above villages then Bwambala sub county will come in second phase considering mainly three villages bordering with national park, kikarara, guruka, bwentare.
It’s with great concern that the most and yet to be tackled situation of human-wildlife conflicts has not been given the much needed attention, if the communities are not actively engaged to participate actively
According to UNDP’S Human Development Report 1997 introduced the concept of human poverty. It urged that if income is not sum total of wellbeing, lack of income cannot be the sum total of poverty.
Help us maximizes the benefits to local communities, minimizes negative social and environmental impacts, and helps local people conserve fragile cultures, habitats and species
Following the incidents surrounding the death of a pride of lions in the queen Elizabeth national park(QENP) whose conclusions were the poisoning by yet to be known heartless people.
This non-profit organization has so much to offer for the general well-being and sustainable future of communities in Ishasha neighbouring queen Elizabeth national park if given support. There are many things to achieve but we are happy that we have already registered this organization up to the national level.
Friends of Wildlife Uganda is an organization that is committed to serving the communities affected the wildlife in areas adjacent to queen Elizabeth for a sustainable development cause
We hereby call upon all organizations and people, friends who have visited Uganda and those who haven’t but planning to visit us, friends of friends from all around the world to help us raise the above sum for the cause aforementioned above.
We are working to save wild life in Queen Elizabeth national park and empower the communities for suitable tourism