Jenman African Safaris is donating $ 5 to the CWF for every traveller who travels on the Botswana Wildlife Breakaway tour that stays at Elephant’s Eye, Hwange. We’re excited to announce that we have already raised $ 1590 in the space of a couple of months. The CWF works together with the wildlife authorities of Zimbabwe to raise awareness, adequately resource local authorities, and promote the sustainable use and management of the wildlife.
Jenman African Safaris eco philosophy is to give back to the places we travel to. We will continue to raise money for the CWF in order to save and protect the wild animals in and around Hwange National Park which is situated near Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.
The Botswana Wildlife Breakaway is a 15-day lodge safari through Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia. Guests enjoy game drives in Hwange National Park, a traditional mokoro excursion in the Okavango Delta, game viewing in Chobe National Park and on the Chobe River and many more magical moments in Africa.
What other projects is the CWF running?
The CWF implemented a voluntary conservation levy of $ 10 per person for the CWF lodges which allows visitors to directly help Africa’s conservation efforts.
After several generous donations from a number of Jenman African Safaris’ agents and clients, the first fruits of our labour have been realised in the form of several new water boreholes. In total, seven pumps were installed extracting a total of 17100 litres per hour (approximately one million litres per week). That is enough – on paper at least – to sustain 10,000 elephants.
During the dry season, waterholes become especially important as they represent the only water source for hundreds of elephants, zebras, lions and other animals. That is the reason why many waterholes are artificially made: to prevent animals dying of thirst or from leaving the safety of the Hwange National Park in a desperate search for this life-sustaining liquid.
As a member of the CWF, we and our partners believe that actions, such as the above, has become critical in order in to protect and conserve Zimbabwe fauna. In a little over three years some African countries have lost over half of their elephant population; and some have lost thousands of wild lions and rhinos.
Want to help Zimbabwe’s wildlife?
We look forward to seeing the success of these boreholes during the upcoming dry season. Should you with to find out how to assist or donate, please contact Nicole on firstname.lastname@example.org.