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Big Life Foundation USA

Org #31657
Vetted since 2015 Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2010
year founded
$18,363
raised on GlobalGiving
3
years fundraising
1
projects funded

Mission

Using innovative conservation strategies and collaborating closely with local communities, partner NGOs, national parks and government agencies, Big Life Foundation seeks to protect and sustain East Africa's wild lands and wildlife, including one of the greatest populations of elephants left in East Africa. The first organization in East Africa that has coordinated anti-poaching teams operating on both sides of the Kenya-Tanzania border, Big Life recognizes that sustainable conservation can only be achieved through a community-based collaborative approach, which is at the heart of Big Life's philosophy : Conservation supports the people and people support conservation. Big Life'... read more

Projects (2)

Project Leaders
Big Life Foundation USA
Big Life Foundation USA
Amy Baird
Amy Baird
Alexandra Hostetter
Alexandra Hostetter
Traci Walter
Traci Walter
Team
Kim McCoy, Amy Baird, Alexandra Hostetter, Traci Walter
Organization Information
1715 North Heron Drive
Ridgefield, WA 98642
United States
(971) 322-3326

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #8347912881
Organization Information
1715 North Heron Drive
Ridgefield, WA 98642
United States
(971) 322-3326

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #8347912881

Project Reports

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Jul 9, 2019
Life-changing Education: Maasai Students in Kenya
The latest U.N. statistics cite over 1 million children out-of-school in Kenya. Education is one of the three most critical needs, among water and health clinics, in the Maasai regions in Kenya. Big...
Jul 1, 2019
The Hunt for Medals, not Lions.
Regardless of where you were born -  Africa, the US, or beyond - most all cultures have traditions that are passed down from one generation to the next. Whether it’s Great Grandma’s...
Apr 4, 2019
THE MAGIC NUMBER
It’s not often that zero is the highest mark of achievement. In this case, zero is the magic number.   In 2018, for the second year in a row, zero lions were killed in violation of Big Life...
 
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