Month: August 2016

Month: August 2016

Marc and his Helicopter

Mara Elephant Project Helicopter Fundraise

Mara Elephant Project has been on the front line to protect elephants in the Maasai Mara region in Kenya, East Africa. Poaching has hit elephants hard over the last 5 years. In response, MEP has deployed 30 highly trained rangers who, with intelligence, rapid response and patrol teams, have brought poaching down dramatically with our partner Kenya Wildlife Service. MEP’s work for elephants is effective and readily scaled-up across the elephant landscape. Though there has been a drop in ele… Continue reading.
Rangers on patrol

David Goss MEP Ranger Patrol Report

David Goss has just completed high school in Denmark and is currently volunteering with Mara elephant project to gain work experience and understand what MEP rangers do on a daily basis. He’s spending weeks at a time with the rangers in the field. David’s first language is Danish and his first report submitted to mep is below.         In my week with the rangers at camp Kileleoni, we have been patrolling the hills by foot. We have also been using the vehicle to t… Continue reading.

Meet Our Partner: SIDEKICK Foundation, Inc.

    SIDEKICK Foundation, Inc. is an essential part to the success of Mara Elephant Project.       SIDEKICK Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) based in the U.S. It was founded in 2011 with the mission to protect and restore endangered wildlife species globally by encouraging the collaboration of world-class talent and local expertise by funding boots on the ground initiatives and well-informed charitable partners. To date SIDEKICK has focused its efforts and funding on c… Continue reading.