Bernie Mshana is the Communications Coordinator with the Grumeti Fund, based in the Western Corridor of the Serengeti in Tanzania. Our team had the privilege of meeting Bernie while documenting one of the Grumeti Fund’s Girls’ Empowerment Sessions.
Khensani Ngobeni is a Junior Nursery Carer at HERD, the first elephant orphanage in South Africa. Earlier this year we met Khensani and Khanyisa, an elephant who sadly became orphaned after being injured by a snare and separated from her herd.
Jane is the Manager at the Bwindi Community Hospital and Nursing School in Uganda. She is passionate about female empowerment and community uplift, and is using her voice and experience to empower young girls to reach their full potential.
Our team met Aimeè while on assignment for Malaria No More in Rwanda, documenting Rwanda’s success in the fight against Malaria and the role that female leadership has played in achieving this success.
Sheilla is a student at the African Leadership University in Rwanda, who is completing an internship with Singita, working in their Community and Conservation Programme at the newly launched Singita Kwitonda Lodge in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda.
We first met Maria during the Rise of the Matriarch Expedition with our conservation partners, Blue Sky Society Trust and she left us feeling inspired and in awe – We knew we had to share her story with you.
Nomuntu is a member of one of the first majority female anti-poaching units in South Africa. The Black Mamba’s work tirelessly to protect all boundaries of the 52,000ha Balule Nature Reserve, part of the Greater Kruger National Park.