Female lion at sunset

Impact Summary


Our programs positively impact 76 rural communities in six critical conservation landscapes across Tanzania.

African People & Wildlife's strategic and holistic conservation model is designed to benefit both people and wildlife while helping to preserve the natural environment for future generations.

Measuring Impact, Monitoring Effectiveness

APW takes a science-driven and adaptive approach to conservation and community development to ensure the maximum positive impact of our work. Access to timely, accurate, and detailed information enhances the efforts of our team and partners and enables us to continually evolve our programs. Our GIS department is fully integrated into all of our conservation initiatives, ensuring that each program is contributing to our holistic approach towards landscape connectivity.

Using a phone to collect conservation data

See the Latest Impact in the 2023 Annual Report

Discover stories of remarkable communities and incredible animals driving our conservation efforts across Tanzania. APW's Annual Report offers a chance to explore the latest impact stats, financials, and our ambitious plans for the year ahead.

Close up of an African elephant foot

Making a Difference


Living Walls constructed across northern Tanzania


consecutive years of increasing or stable herbivore populations across targeted monitoring area


acres of critical grasslands managed by communities


family members positively impacted by Living Walls, protecting livestock valued at $39 million every day


members involved in sustainable enterprise development across 104+ women’s groups


tons of crude honey harvested by women's groups


Warriors for Wildlife promoting peaceful coexistence


schoolchildren reached through environmental education activities


adults estimated to be reached via natural resource management training

Animals grazing in the foothills of Oldonyo Lengai mountain

Where We Work

African People & Wildlife works to protect endangered wildlife and empower rural communities across six critical landscapes in Tanzania an area totaling 3+ million acres.