WGD 2016 & Photo Competition

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We are excited to launch our new campaign for World Giraffe Day – 21 June 2016. This year we are raising funds and awareness for two exciting conservation projects in Kenya and Namibia. At the same time, we are launching a photo competition to draw awareness to the plight of our favourite animal.

Kids with books

KEEP on the go!

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After months of programme development, preparation and trial runs the Khomas Environmental Education Programme (KEEP) is finally up and running: 160 kids joined us for a morning of hands-on environmental learning and bushveld fun.


Rothschild’s giraffe birth at Murchison Falls National Park

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What started out as a normal day of surveying endangered Rothschild’s giraffe in Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda, should become one of the most amazing field days so far – but see for yourself.

On a ferry!

Operation Twiga in action

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For World Giraffe Day – 21 June 2015 GCF launched a targeted fundraising campaign: Operation Twiga was initiated to help save the endangered Rothschild’s giraffe in the wild. Operation Twiga was put into action in Uganda in January 2016, where 18 giraffe crossed the Nile to populate a new area within Murchison Falls National Park.