Honeyguide News

Listening to SAGE in Makame

2021-07-07T03:26:00+00:00June 11th, 2021|Honeyguide News, Management & Governance, News|

  “This experience was like a mirror, it made us look into ourselves like we have never done before” was a statement by an elder during a SAGE workshop held recently in Makame. We have had unexpected comments and powerful feedback from communities when they have engaged in the SAGE process. Towards the end of

Award-Winning Rangers Invited to Meet Alibaba Founder

2020-05-16T08:23:46+00:00November 11th, 2019|Honeyguide News, News, Wildlife Protection|

Honeyguide was incredibly excited to receive the news that two of our rangers, Shinini Simel and Lerumbe Kaaya, were identified as recipients of the African Ranger Award for 2019. The award, given annually on behalf of the Paradise Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to environmental conservation. Shinini, the head of the K9 Unit operating at Manyara

Mother and Baby Elephant Rescued after Being Trapped in a Mud Hole

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00July 22nd, 2017|Honeyguide News, News, Wildlife Protection|

  On Wednesday, a mother elephant and her calf were rescued after being trapped for 48 hours in a six-meter-deep mud hole in Randilen WMA, Northern Tanzania. The baby elephant and her mother were spotted by the Honeyguide Aircraft on a routine aerial surveillance patrol, the pilot called in the Randilen ranger patrol

Educational Film Brings Awareness and Dialogue to WMA Communities

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00May 29th, 2017|Environmental Education, Honeyguide News, News|

A recent month-long film roadshow helped spread awareness and foster dialogue with Randilen Wildlife Management Area (WMA) communities in rural Tanzania. Locally-produced, and including influential community leaders, the film helped educate locals about Randilen WMA’s achievements, function and its challenges along the way. Screenings were backed up with question and answer sessions, fostering a growing

Increasing Accountability to Improve Outcomes

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00May 4th, 2017|Honeyguide News, Management & Governance, News|

Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) conserve the wilderness, protect the habitat, and promote sustainable economic development that minimizes its impact on local ecosystems. With such ambitious objectives, it’s no surprise that a diversity of professional expertise is required. Accounting, however, probably isn’t the first discipline that springs to mind. Samuel Saruni Mollel. Photo courtesy of

Lion Cub Rescue

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00March 27th, 2017|Honeyguide News, News, Wildlife Protection|

‘Let nature take its course’ an English phrase simply meaning let there be no human intervention. This was about to happen to a lone lion cub named Kali when her pride fed on a buffalo, and she accidentally found herself trapped under the carcass.  After an exhausting five-hour ordeal, a Honeyguide and partners rescue gave

Honeyguide Opened Environmentally Sound Buildings at Randilen WMA

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00February 14th, 2017|Honeyguide News, Management & Governance, News|

A full furnished open office, meeting room and two resident’s houses are in a place Last week, the Honeyguide a community-based not-for-profit conservation organization team took a trip to the Randilen WMA to develop annual work plan for the year 2017 by incorporating Honeyguide and the WMA work plan in a sense to produce a

Volunteering assists, given a second chance for a lucky bull giraffe

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00February 2nd, 2017|Enterprise Development, Honeyguide News, News|

“We had just arrived back to camp, after a long walk to the abdomen hotel on the mountain. It was around 12 pm when we received the news that juvenile bull giraffe had been trapped in sodium pool (the Sinya old Sinya mines)” Kara Memet start to narrate. Along with the other two volunteers, Honeyguide's

Pitiless poachers leave baby elephant orphaned and alone

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00November 18th, 2016|Honeyguide News, News, Wildlife Protection|

On Thursday 16th of October Athuman Mohamed Honeyguide’s Operation Commander, received a phone call from a Tingatinga community member. They said that there was a baby elephant found wandering alone in Mabona. Immediately and without wasting any time the Enduimet mobile unit went to the scene to confirm the story and find out what had

Honeyguides Meet Honeybees!

2020-05-16T08:23:47+00:00September 22nd, 2016|Honeyguide News, News|

Honeyguide staff retreat adventure By Ng’orongo Nyamoni Honeyguide Communication Manager The Honeyguide staff are a close-knit group, more like a family than a group of colleagues. Recently this happy family enjoyed a three-day retreat at the Manyara Ranch. The aim of the trip, according to Damian Bell (Executive Director, Honeyguide), was to relax and refresh