by Meredith Hanel, guest writer (based on presentation delivered by Dr. Laurie Marker, April 17, 2019, Ottawa) “Saving the cheetah isn’t just about saying, aren’t you pretty and you should live, it’s making a world for the cheetah”, said Dr. Laurie Marker, Founder and Executive Director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), as she concluded her
Over the past 5 years, Canadians have donated close to $425,000 to key programs run by Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia. Our Canadian charity run solely by volunteers and is proud to be directing 98% of all donations directly to Namibia. The next 15 years are critical to the survival of the cheetah in
Learn more about the threats, importance of saving the cheetah and some solutions supported by Canadians.
Saving the cheetah is very important to Canadians across our big country. In British Columbia, Marializ is one of our generous supporters. Her passion for cheetahs is matched by her commitment to helping ensure that they are protected from extinction. Marializ says that she was “drawn to cheetahs, with their physicality, power and speed, while
Meet Kaylie. She’s been a big cheetah enthusiast since she was four, and knew from an early age that she wanted to help them. She’s been doing a lot for the cheetah, helping raise awareness and funds for the cheetah. On her birthday, for the last few years, she made sure that half of her
Annual General Meeting, January 18, 2014 (via teleconference) Question 3: How are the local communities around Otjiwarongo benefiting from all the work that you are doing on the ground in Namibia? Laurie: To give you a sense of the massive scope we’re involved with…we are attempting to protect and further develop 4 million acres in