At Southern Cross we like to provide our support to conservation projects and charities where possible. This enables us to run our business knowing that we are sustaining the environment which we operate in, and that we are supporting the local communities and charities along the way.
In 2019 we got involved with Wildlife Works and supported their Kasigau Corridor REDD+ project which has enable to us to eliminate our carbon footprint and become carbon neutral! It is a fantastic project which is on our doorstep.
In brief the Kasigau Corridor (a wildlife corridor between Tsavo East & West National Parks) some 20 years ago was a barren piece of land where animals were rapidly decreasing in numbers. Since Wildlife Works started the RED++ project the following has happened;
These are just to mention a few!
Please view the video and their website for more information;
Please get in touch if you would like to visit the project while on safari with us firstname.lastname@example.org
We also support;
New Hope Children’s Home – Mombasa
We have been supporting this home for many years, the home provides free meals and education to hundreds of children.
This charity builds protective fences around Kenya’s forests help to preserve the natural ecosystem and the wildlife who depend on these forests.
Tsavo Trust, an amazing charity that monitors poaching in Tsavo. We are proud to say that poaching in Tsavo is at an all-time minimum due to these ongoing efforts.