AfriCat UK

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17 Caithness Road,
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W14 0JA

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01189351681

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AfriCat UK Our vision statement is "Conservation, Education and Community Enhancement". We predominantly support and raise awareness of the AfriCat Foundation and the Namibian Lion Trust which are in Namibia

The AfriCat Foundation was set up in the early 1990's. It is based at Okonjima www.okonjima.com a private, 22,000 hectatre Nature Reserve, 50 kilometers south of Otjiwarongo in central Namibia

The Namibian Lion Trust (formally AfriCat North) which is on the western borders of Etosha National Park and in the Hobatere Consession area.

The AfriCat Foundation has developed since it first began work to help to keep Namibia's populations of the large carnivors run free and wild. It has remianed true to its principles of conservation through education and research. Over time its has moved into research and conservation efforts with other endangered species. Habitat has been indetified as a key to The Namibian Lion Trust (formally AfriCat North) is based on the western boundary of Etosha National Park and home to Tammy's work with lions and the local communities. The project is focussed around Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation with the goal on supporting the community farmer live alongside the lions. Research has enabled the team to develop solutions that reduce the livestock predation from lions. The programme recruits and employs elected members of the communities 'the Lion Guards' to work with thier fellow farmers offering support and help to reduce livestock lossess through kraa builsing, runningan ealry warning system and suggest initiatives for community enhancement, like Onguta School. 

It is possible to support the work of the AfriCat Foundation and the Namibian Lion Trust for specific projects or both projects through donations to AfriCat UK via the button on the right. Current projects inlcude the the Namibian Lion Trust Lion Guards, the Onguta School project and Protpect a Pride. With the AfriCat Foundation there is the Environmental Education programme at Okonjima and the research programmes with aardvark, pangolin, brown hyena and leopard - for details see www.africat.co.uk  

AfriCat UK is a small team of volunteers. based in the UK. Please feel free to contact us by email us on info-uk@africat.org and check out the website. We do put on events and are keen to hear from those willing to help us with ideas and/or fundraising. 

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