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Protecting Lions in the Wild - Our Partner Organizations
- Pride Lion Conservation Alliance members have joined forces, working together as a united front to impact lion conservation on a meaningful scale.
- PRIDE is protecting nearly 25% of Africa’s estimated remaining wild lions. Work over 85,700km² in 4 key lion range countries.
- 450 local people employed through PRIDE across 4 lion range countries.
Donate to PRIDE and help save lions in the wild:
Five Pride Lion Conservation Alliance Members
Niassa Carnivore Project, Mozambique
Ewaso Lion Project, Kenya
Ruaha Carnivore Project, Tanzania
Lion Guardians, Kenya and Tanzania
Lion Landscapes, Kenya and Zambia
- 25 wildlife guardians trained
- 55 children from 4 villages participated in 4-night long bush visits
- 13 full secondary school scholarships supported
Donate to Niassa Carnivore Project:
- 40-50 lions are being monitored. Individuals are identified using unique whisker spot patterns.
- Ewaso Lion Project staff member Jeneria was chosen by the Houston Zoo Admissions team to receive the Wildlife Warrior Award.
- 122 children attended Lion Kids Camp.
- 5 students sponsored to attend secondary schools.
Donate to Ewaso Lion Project:
- 650 people participated in tours into Ruaha National Park
- 16 children funded through secondary school
- 28 lion hunts were prevented/stopped
- 9 Anatolian Shepherds were placed with farmers to help prevent lion attacks on livestock.
Donate to Ruaha Carnivore Project:
- 37 lion hunts stopped
- 189 bomas (livestock enclosures) reinforced to help keep out lions
- Lions Guardians are able to predict a lion’s identity correctly approximately 90% of the time.
Donate to Lion Guardians: