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The Great Plains Foundation is committed to investing in communities. Through its vast network, the Great Plains Foundation identifies projects that are action-oriented and embraced by the communities which they serve. The Great Plains Foundation believes in partnering with local community groups to implement its projects because working together creates real, lasting change.

Maasai Olympics

Every two years Maasai men and women gather in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro for the Maasai Olympics. This unique conservation program is a sporting event featuring bouts of athletic endurance, skill, and strategy all with a clear goal in mind…the conservation of lions.

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Student Conservation Camps

Sustainable conservation is inextricably linked to the communities living among wildlife and protected lands. Without community-supported initiatives, and a focus on the future, lasting conservation legacies are not possible.

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Solar Mamas

The Solar Mamas initiative empowers local women in Botswana to improve their economic prospects while providing a much-needed service to their communities through solar-powered electrical systems.

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Conservation Goals

Engaging communities in the conservation dialogue can take many forms but creating meaningful and memorable experiences around conservation is what leaves a lasting impact.

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Great Plains Earth Academy

The Great Plains Earth Academy is building upon the important relationships Great Plains Conservation and its Foundation have developed to engage local young people and adults in northern Botswana in a variety of programs that provide supplemental education, vocational skills, and scholarships.

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School Support

Great Plains has a strong focus on education in vulnerable rural communities bordering wildlife areas. To ensure education continues with progress there are a variety of projects from eyesight clinics, teacher salaries, school meal support and more.

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Building Bridges

Great Plains is building bridges, in partnership with Bridging the Gap Africa, Kenya to provide a safe crossing of dangerous rivers for communities to have access to schools, clinics, the market and more.

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