Women’s Run Across the Serengeti to Raise Funds for Female Empowerment

The Singita Grumeti Fund in partnership with BRAVE are proud to announce an exclusive, all-woman, five-day, 90km run across the Serengeti wilderness to raise funds for girl and women empowerment programmes. This unique event, being held from October 19th - 24th, forms part of Singita’s brand-new...

A Focus on Training

For the past few months there has been a strong focus on education and training to ensure the sustainability of many Singita Grumeti Fund projects currently underway. Whether people are executing a project or are the subject of a project, training and education are key...

Elephant Collaring – Phase One

https://singita.wistia.com/medias/77xeag1mil?embedType=async&videoWidth=720   The Singita Grumeti Fund, in partnership with Singita, is excited to offer unique opportunities for like-minded philanthropists to join us on the ground as we implement key conservation and community development projects.  To kick off, in February and March this year, we opened our doors...

Teacher Training Program

An excerpt from Patricia Thornton’s WorldView Blog Karibu is Kiswahili for “welcome,” and it may as well be the national word of Tanzania. I learned a lot about Tanzania’s welcoming spirit during my two weeks of teaching language methodologies on the Serengeti plain. In Tanzania, secondary...

Wild Dog Report

In recent years there has been a wild dog re-introduction program taking place within the greater Serengeti ecosystem.  Under the direction of the Tanzanian Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI), this endangered carnivore has been returned to the Serengeti national park and surrounding game reserves, whilst simultaneously...

Women’s Day

On this International Women’s Day we are celebrating the women who work for the Singita Grumeti Fund.  A team of women from various backgrounds and of different ages and determinations who play an integral role in the organization's success.  These women are extremely dedicated to...

World Wildlife Day

On this World Wildlife Day we are celebrating the successful completion of phase one of our elephant collaring program!  This past week we collared 12 elephants in the Singita Grumeti concession - a combination of six cows and six bulls from various family groups and...

Mentorship

Mentoring, at its core, guarantees young people that there is someone who cares about them, assures them they are not alone in dealing with day-to-day challenges, and makes them feel like they matter. Research confirms that quality mentoring relationships have powerful positive effects on young...

Experiencing Ikorongo

The Singita Grumeti concession area includes two iconic Tanzanian game reserves: Grumeti and Ikorongo.  Grumeti is where the majority of visitors tend to spend the lion’s share of their time.  It is astonishingly beautiful with wide-open plains and abundant wildlife herds. By contrast, equally breathtaking Ikorongo...

A Look at 2017

What a year it was for the Singita Grumeti Fund! With the generous support of many donors and partners the team on the ground was able to implement an array of projects and programs to increase the impact of our conservation and community work.  Here are...