Staff speaking at a presentation

Leadership and Staff

Leadership and Program Team

Karakai Barisha

Karakai Barisha

Youth Environmental Education Assistant

Karakai Barisha

Samson Beah

Samson Beah

Beekeeping Program Officer

Samson Beah

Janeth Edward

Janeth Edward

Conservation Programs and MELA Assistant

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Yusuph B. Kaaya

Yusuph B. Kaaya

Finance and Administration Manager

Yusuph B. Kaaya

Elvis Kisimir

Elvis Kisimir

Human-Wildlife Conflict Prevention Senior Program Officer

Elvis Kisimir

Lesikar Lesane Koole

Lesikar Lesane Koole

Human Wildlife Conflict Prevention Program Assistant

Lesikar Lesane Koole

Ngoroo Mushao Koreka

Ngoroo Mushao Koreka

Human Wildlife Conflict Prevention Program Assistant

Ngoroo Mushao Koreka

Jumanne Hussin Labia

Jumanne Hussin Labia

Living Wall Extension Officer

Jumanne Hamisi

Edwin Lukas Laizer

Edwin Lukas Laizer

Human Wildlife Conflict Prevention Program Assistant

Edwin Lukas Laizer

Jackson Shuaka Laizer

Jackson Shuaka Laizer

Human Wildlife Conflict Prevention Program Assistant

Jackson Shuaka Laizer

Simon Lekas

Simon Lekas

Human Wildlife Conflict Prevention Program Assistant

Simon Lekas

Steven Lekuko

Steven Lekuko

Human Wildlife Conflict Prevention Program Assistant

Steven Lekukwo

Ezekiel Lendoyan

Ezekiel Lendoyan

Human Wildlife Conflict Prevention Program Assistant

Ezekiel Lendoyan

Yamat Lengai

Yamat Lengai

Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning, and Adaptation Officer

Yamat Lengai

Laly Lichtenfeld, Ph.D.

Laly Lichtenfeld, Ph.D.

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Laly Lichtenfeld, Ph.D.

Revocatus Magayane

Revocatus Magayane

Environmental Education and ACTIVE™ Senior Program Officer

Revocatus Magayane

Emanuel Richard Mbukoti

Emanuel Richard Mbukoti

Human Wildlife Conflict Prevention Program Assistant

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Kirerenjo Medukenya

Kirerenjo Medukenya

Community Conservation and Environment Officer

Kirerenjo Medukenya

Isaya Petro Mollel

Isaya Petro Mollel

Human Wildlife Conflict Prevention Program Assistant

Saitoti Petro

Alais Morindat

Alais Morindat

ACTIVE™ Program Director

Alais Morindat

Loshiro Alais Morindat

Loshiro Alais Morindat

Rangeland Management Program Officer

Loshiro Alais Morindat

Elizabeth Naro

Elizabeth Naro

Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning, and Adaptation

Elizabeth Naro

Sara Ndalio

Sara Ndalio

Finance and Administration Officer

Sara Ndalio

Neovitus Sianga

Neovitus Sianga

Community Conservation and Environment Director

Neovitus Sianga

Katy Teson

Katy Teson

Communications and Outreach Manager

Katy Teson at African People & Wildlife

Charles Trout

Charles Trout

Co-Founder and Chief Program Officer

Charles Trout

Prisca Urio

Prisca Urio

Gender Specialist

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Christina Berube

Christina Berube

Strategic Philanthropy Advisor, Neimand Collaborative

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Ame Hellman

Ame Hellman

Strategic Philanthropy Advisor, Neimand Collaborative

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Noloholo Environmental Center Operations Team

Management

Fatuma Alex

Operations and Logistical Management Officer

Fatuma Alex

Paul Mbise

Transportation Manager

Paul Mbise

Tumaini Nnko

Noloholo Environmental Center Assistant

Tumaini Nnko

Bryson Ogondieky

Noloholo Environmental Center Maintenance Manager

Bryson Ogendieki

Drivers

Edward John

Driver

Edward John

Tumaini Laswai

Driver

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Amos Raphael Matinda

Driver

Ngala Ng'iria

Driver

Ngala Ng'iria

Peter Urio

Driver

Peter Urio

Cooks

Emmanuel Abel

Cook

Emmanuel Obedi

Loormorwa Lesirkon

Cook

Looromorwa Lesirkon

Peshutu Molel

Cook

Peshutu Mollel

Lomayani Nongululu

Cook

Lamayani Noongululu

Security

David Elikomboa

Watchman

Ezekiel Kisota

Watchman

Ezekiel Kisota

Sinon Kisota

Watchman

Sinoni Kisota

Loriang Lengai

Watchman

Tobiko Ndaani

Watchman

Tobiko Ndaani

Obedi Nongululu

Watchman

Ladaru Nongululu

Maina Saruni

Watchman

Maina Saruni

Elisha Teme

Watchman

Custodians

Laurent George Nyambi

Custodian

Laurent George Nyambi

Juma Rajabu

Custodian

Juma Rajabu

Community Teams

Community Rangeland Monitors

A group of forty-two Community Rangeland Monitors helps local governments make timely decisions about the management of their grasslands.

Community Scouts

A rapid response squad of ten Community Scouts protects habitats and endangered species in the Maasai Steppe landscape.

A line of Community Scouts observe the landscape of the Maasai Steppe

Warriors for Wildlife

A team of eighty-seven Warriors for Wildlife and five program officers prevents human-wildlife conflict across five programmatic areas.

Two Warriors for Wildlife examine animal tracks in the sand

Youth Environmental Mentors

Youth Environmental Mentors are a group of thirty-three Wildlife Club graduates who organize activities and serve as role models for their respective clubs.

Group of four mentors writing documents

Board of Directors

Laly Lichtenfeld, Ph.D.

President

Charles Trout

Vice President

Virginia Lynch Dean

Secretary

Lane Faison

Director

Tracy Higgins

Director

Timothy Parton

Director

Jeremy Swanson

Director

Emeritus

Rosalie Ballantine

Treasurer

Mark L. Lichtenfeld

Director

Jonathan D. Meade

Director

Ann C. Smith

Director

Related

History

APW was co-founded in 2005 by Dr. Laly Lichtenfeld and Charles Trout with a mission to create win-win solutions for people and wildlife in Tanzania.

Members of the African People and Wildlife team

Our Holistic Approach

We create a more balanced world by delivering win-win outcomes for people and nature.

Herd of elephants walking near Noloholo

Our Vision

We envision a world where Africa’s people and wildlife coexist and thrive in vibrant, healthy landscapes.

Maasai man standing at scenic overlook