Annual awareness/fundraising booth at Toronto Zoo, Parc Safari
We raised funds to send to Namibia (98% of funds were forwarded)
Increased our annual programs support from $35,000/year to $115,000/year for a total of $424,920
Funded school outreach in Namibia (10,700 children of 48,000 school children reached by CCF Namibia) focused on cheetah behaviour, ecology and how people can help conserve the cheetah.
Workshops designed to help improve farmers’ livelihoods covered kill identification demonstration with educational material providing fundamental information on predators and methods of reducing stock losses. Canadian support ensured close to 4,000 farmers at tradeshows, workshops and other venues were reached.
Under the livestock guarding dog program, we supported about 45 dogs per year including their care from birth, their training, farm inspections, dog placement and responding to farmers’ inquiries about human-wildlife conflict in the region.
Cheetah care and handling of Rainbow and Aurora, two of the orphaned cheetahs at CCF Namibia’s sanctuary as well as other requirements for the care and/or release of cheetahs.
With the generous support of two donors, we funded the construction of a new dorm at CCF Centre.