Tashinga Initiative - Doma - Wildlife Ranger Challenge 2024

Tashinga Initiative is taking on the Wildlife Ranger Challenge to raise awareness of the vital role our 16 rangers play in protecting Zimbabwe's Doma Safari Area, and supporting an estimated 80 livelihoods.

Tashinga Initiative - Doma – Zimbabwe

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Rangers are Africa’s unsung heroes. They hold diverse roles as conservationists, teachers, community support workers, leaders and much more.

The Wildlife Ranger Challenge, organised by Tusk, is a celebration of solidarity, connection and camaraderie for the ranger profession. Culminating on 21st September 2024, the campaign raises vital funds for Africa's biodiversity guardians.

Rangers based in Tashinga Initiative - Doma Safari Area (945 sq. km), form part of the patrol effort across the unique landscape that makes up the Zambezi Valley’s 12,820 sq km wildlife protected areas. It is mountainous, well-wooded with magnificent views.

Rangers protect territorial integrity, undertake biological monitoring, conservation management, community relations and manage equipment, resources and tourism. Rangers patrol in extremely rugged and remote conditions throughout Doma.

WRC Grants have significantly supported a total of 245 ZimParks Rangers. Those resultant WRC Grants addressed food security through the provision of monthly dry food hampers, the provision of ranger patrol kit such as backpacks and boots, the maintenance of daily field-based and law enforcement operations, thus enhancing morale and efficacy.

For WRC 2024, your support to the Doma Rangers could be far-reaching: to continue providing patrol food hampers, Rangers are operationalised with appropriate and essential patrol kit, vehicles patrol across the 945 sq. km and need fuel each month and rangers’ morale is strengthened through the provision of life insurance cover.

Give today and the Scheinberg Relief Fund will match every dollar donated, amplifying your impact. Join us in speaking up #ForWildlifeRangers

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