The Serengeti National Park spans an area of 12,950 sq km in Tanzania. It is located between the shores of Lake Victoria in the west, Lake Eyasi in the south and the Great Rift Valley to the east. The Serengeti is arguably the best-known wildlife sanctuary in the world, making up one of the oldest, most complex ecosystems on earth. With more than 2 million Wildebeest and 250,000 zebra, the area is home to the greatest concentration of plains game in Africa and supports more than 30 species of large herbivores and some 500 species of birds. Unfortunately, increasing pressures threaten this iconic ecosystem and the local communities do not benefit sufficiently from it, often living in great poverty despite the substantial numbers of tourists visiting the Serengeti. With your help, we can offer needed support that will enable improved governance of the area and increased benefits for the neighbouring local communities. With your help, we can offer needed support that will enable improved governance and increased viable opportunities for local communities that will secure the future of this invaluable area.
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OTHER AREAS WE SUPPORT
We take an area approach towards improving livelihoods and protecting nature in some of the most unique corners of Africa. The areas we support include 6 uniique geographic regions across East Africa — the Greater Mara, the Serengeti, Tarangire, Rubondo Island, Matemwe, and Ruaha. In each of these areas, we engage with local communities, authorities and partner organizations to support projects and initiatives that address some of the key long-term challenges, priorities and measures for a given area.
Asilia believes that tourism should make a lasting positive impact on both nature and people. Proviging area support to local communities and the environment is an integral part of Asilia's identity and vision. Asilia maintains multi-year relationships with local communities, provides concrete educational support to 16 primary schools and offers funding to carnivore conservation and research throughout East Africa. Collaborating with partners on the ground, Asilia's goal is to make a real difference.