“The Mangetti Project is so unique because I think this is one of the few sites where you really see in real-time that the work you’re doing has a direct impact on people’s lives. I think this project truly embodies what conservation is about, people. Yes, the focus of the work is geared towards wildlife, but at the end of the day, conservation is about the communities impacted by wildlife, and out of all the projects, this is the one where you see human- wildlife conflict firsthand. It’s the one project where you feel like you’re actually doing real work to mitigate that conflict andRead More →

“This stay has been amazing in every sense of the word! I came here with shaky legs and nervous looks, and left two months later as a new person, revitalized by the amazing scenery, the very giving knowledge and of course, with friends for life! The program combines the essence of being a volunteer in an amazing way, with the manual labour of building camps, the experience of seeing and interacting with all the amazing animals, and the friendly family environment between volunteers and coordinators. The way that you are able to learn about conservation as well as the animals, both species and individuals, hasRead More →

“True conservation work happens here at Naankuse. This is my third time at the project and no matter how many times I come back there is always something new to explore and help with. It is a privilege to be a part of Naankuse’s work even on a small scale, and I would thoroughly recommend the experience to everyone. Make the most of the research sites- don’t leave Namibia without seeing Neuras!”Read More →

“I just returned from my 9th visit to Naankuse and once again had the most amazing experience. From my favourite which are the baboon walks to witnessing rhino re-locations for the first time, every day was an adventure. It is such a good feeling volunteering for an organization that truly cares about the animals and environment and who are doing so much to make a difference for not only the wildlife but the local people. The staff go out of their way to make sure we all have a good experience no matter what the daily activity is.; from feeding everything from meerkats to cheetahsRead More →