Rain Delay Male lions in the Chyulu Hills Rungu throwing during the 2016 Maasai Olympics New lion cubs in the Chyulu Hills

Big Life Foundation USA

Org #31657 Vetted since 2015 Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2010
year founded
$17,492
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
0
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'...

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

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

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 8347912881

Projects (1)

Project Reports

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Apr 16, 2018
RAIN DELAY
There are setbacks in every sport as far as the weather is concerned. While it may seem unusual for the weather to be already impacting the Maasai Olympics when the Finals are still eight months away,...
Jan 16, 2018
Another Year of Two Olympics
In a few weeks, athletes will head to South Korea to compete in the winter Olympics. On the other side of the world, a very different kind of athletic preparation is starting to begin. Later this...
Oct 17, 2017
"Tribe versus Pride" in the Dry Season
As you know, the Maasai Olympics, which you have generously supported, is all about changing the relationship between the Maasai and the lions they’ve historically hunted. The biennial games...
 
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