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23/09/14

Photo by Martin Buzora For the past two weeks, Lewa's Community Development Team has facilitated the training of women from the Conservancy's neighbouring areas in governance, enterprise development, innovation and potential utilisation.   The training is still ongoing and aims at reaching 2,000... more

23/09/14

For the past three years our friend, colleague, PhD. Candidate and Lewa Canada board member, Marc Dupis-Desormeaux, has been studying the wildlife activity at Lewa’s fence gaps together with the Research Department. The gaps allow for the passage of game between Lewa and its surrounding neighbours in communal and... more

18/09/14

Alex Beard with the winners of the live-auction painting. This past Thursday wildlife artist and Lewa supporter Alex Beard premiered his new film "Drawing the Line" at the Explorers Club in New York City. The 35 minute film focuses on horrors of poaching, as well as the widespread impact of the illegal trade... more

10/09/14

The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and its western neighbour Borana Conservancy are to drop the fence separating the two properties to form 93,000 acres of prime black rhino habitat.  Lewa is the pioneer privately-owned rhino sanctuary in Kenya and holds 11% of the country's black rhino population. Picture by Ann and... more

29/08/14

Lewa is thrilled to announce a new partnership with the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), that makes the Conservancy a test site for their Technology for Conservation Programme through its Instant Wild App.  As described on ZSL's site: "Instant Wild is a unique and multifaceted ZSL initiative which... more

06/08/14

Lewa has sponsored Munanda School, a government run primary school in one of the Conservancy's neighbouring communities, for the past 11 years. Located in the North-Eastern part of Lewa, the school is one of the Education Programme's greatest success, evident in its transformation from a run down... more