Women’s Day

Women’s Day

On this International Women’s Day we are celebrating the women who work for the Singita Grumeti Fund.  A team of women from various backgrounds and of different ages and determinations who play an integral role in the organization’s success.  These...

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World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day

On this World Wildlife Day we are celebrating the successful completion of phase one of our elephant collaring program!  This past week we collared 12 elephants in the Singita Grumeti concession – a combination of six cows and six bulls...

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Mentorship

Mentorship

Mentoring, at its core, guarantees young people that there is someone who cares about them, assures them they are not alone in dealing with day-to-day challenges, and makes them feel like they matter. Research confirms that quality mentoring relationships have...

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Experiencing Ikorongo

Experiencing Ikorongo

The Singita Grumeti concession area includes two iconic Tanzanian game reserves: Grumeti and Ikorongo.  Grumeti is where the majority of visitors tend to spend the lion’s share of their time.  It is astonishingly beautiful with wide-open plains and abundant wildlife...

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A Look at 2017

A Look at 2017

What a year it was for the Singita Grumeti Fund! With the generous support of many donors and partners the team on the ground was able to implement an array of projects and programs to increase the impact of our conservation...

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Girl Power + Giving Tuesday = Positive Change

Girl Power + Giving Tuesday = Positive Change

This week the Singita Grumeti Fund hosted a series of women’s and girl’s empowerment sessions.  Over the three days 700 girls and women joined together to hear about topics ranging from the importance of confidence and career development to menstrual...

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An Elephant’s Rescue

An Elephant’s Rescue

  This past week the Singita Grumeti Fund, in partnership with the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI), saved an elephant’s life. On October 12th, a bull elephant was seen with a grotesquely swollen front-right leg and a badly slashed trunk. ...

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Introducing the Singita Grumeti Fund Canine Unit

Introducing the Singita Grumeti Fund Canine Unit

They have arrived! The dogs, Tony, Popo, DJ and Radar were warmly welcomed to their new home.  Although they have already undergone quite the journey from Washington DC to the Serengeti, Tanzania, their story is just beginning. Having been rescued...

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World Ranger Day

World Ranger Day

The Singita Grumeti Fund has 115 dedicated game scouts, working across the 350,000 acres where they are based out of 12 scout camps and 12 observation posts. The scouts are out on patrol and ambush day and night, putting their...

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Safeguarding the Livelihoods of People and Wildlife

Safeguarding the Livelihoods of People and Wildlife

Human wildlife conflict occurs where people and wildlife live in close proximity to one another.  This interface is often negative. Conflict typically results in the destruction of crops or the killing of livestock with retribution killings and the destruction of...

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Protecting the Migration

Protecting the Migration

There is no other place in the world that hosts a land-mammal migration as numerous as the Serengeti-Mara wildebeest migration…an inexplicable event until you experience it in person. This year the wildebeest flooded into Singita Grumeti on the afternoon of...

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