THE EWASO LIONS - Samburu and Isiolo Counties, KENYA

$132,500 IN GRANTS FROM 2008-2019

The Ewaso Lions works in northern Kenya to conserve lions and other large carnivores by promoting coexistence between people and wildlife. They work with local communities to provide education, training and improved conservation practices that help people and wildlife. They study lions in this region to help guide the long-term conservation of lions across community conservancies and protected areas in Kenya.

Read more about this ongoing project here.


Mama Simba

The Mama Simba, Mothers of Lions, program engages local women in wildlife conservation. Founded by the Ewaso Lions, the Mama Simba have had a positive impact on the lion population around the Samburu National Reserve. The goal is to transform human conflict with Lions into coexistence. Mama Simba is empowering women to speak up for Lions and providing them with the knowledge and skills they need to reduce their environmenal impact, improve livelihoods, and help consereve and co-exist with wildlife.

Read more about this ongoing project here.