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Ch-Ch-Charge It!

  • 07/31/09
  • Erin
“Hi, Erin! I have an AWF credit card and I would like to know what percentage of each purchase I make actually goes towards AWF? Does my using an AWF credit card help AWF and the animals of Africa at all?” --Monica, Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A. Monica, thank you very much for helping the wildlife of Africa and AWF by owning an AWF credit card! For those of you who may not be aware, a few years ago AWF developed a VISA credit card in partnership with the U.S. Bank.

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First week -- removing camera traps, sighting a leopard

I would like to say hi to all of you who have been following and supporting Nakedi’s work. My name is Nnzumbeni Tshikalange -- Nakedi introduced me in the previous blog.

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Maasai Steppe Lion

  • 07/23/09
  • Anonymous
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We Are Equine Family!

  • 07/17/09
  • Erin

“One of my favorite animals in the world is the horse. I love horses! Since you started this blog, I wanted to ask the question I have always wanted to ask: are there any horses native to Africa?”

-Jen, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Well, yes and no. There are horses that are native to Africa but they did not originate in Africa.

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Launching the Kinigi Cultural Center

  • 07/13/09
  • IGCP
Wellard here again.  In my last post I wrote about my first visit back to the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in my capacity as Enterprise Officer for the IGCP Congo Program after the long civil conflict there. Today I want to share with you a more celebratory and team-oriented reflection from our Rwanda Program: “You did it!” we all screamed towards her, “no, WE did it.., IGCP did it” was the response from Salvatrice, IGCP’s Rwanda Program Enterprise Officer.

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