The Friends of Arabuko-Sokoke Forest would like to thank to our partners, donors and friends for supporting our work to protect the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest. Our conservation impact would not be possible without you! With your future support, we will be able to achieve more and plan for the future.
Our work would not be possible without them. The stronger our relationship is, the more successful we are together.
Kenya Forest Service is the primary custodian of the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest. Their mission is the conservation, sustainable development, management and utilisation of the forest resources for equitable benefit of present and future generations.
Kenya Wildlife Service works side by side with Kenya Forest Service in the forest, with the primary responsibility to protect and monitor the wildlife living in and around the forest, and to address any wildlife conflict with the community around the forest. Kenya Wildlife Service is also responsible for the maintenance of electric fence surrounding the forest. . They are part of the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest management team.
Kenya Forestry Research Institute undertakes research on trees, forest diseases, tree breeding, species trials and their documentation and dissemination. They are part of the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest management team.
National Museums of Kenya is a multi-disciplinary institution whose role is to collect, preserve, study, document and present Kenya’s past and present cultural and natural heritage. They directly support KIPEPEO butterfly farming project and honey production and processing.
Our core funding partners.
Captain Andy’s is a private company based in Watamu, Kenya providing complete maritime solutions. Its director and our Board member, Andy Thomas and his wife Erica supports financially and technically our organisation as well as several forest stakeholders, including government partners and communities. Their vision is a well-protected forest benefiting wildlife and communities around it.
Minara Foundation was established in 2016 following the wish of its founder to support small to medium-sized organisations in their constant pursuit of the protection and preservation of the environment and wildlife.
Oak Foundation is family-led and reflects the vision and values of its founders. In all its work Oak pursues rights-based approaches, gender equality and partnership with the organisations we fund. They support civil society as a pillar of democracy and justice and nurture innovation and visionary leadership within it. They value diversity both within Oak and among our partners; seek to be inclusive, flexible and engage with different points of view. They believe that the best grant-making reflects both careful due diligence and the willingness to take risks.
African Fund for Endangered Wildlife is Kenyan non-profit organisation whose main purpose is to educate Kenyan school children and youth on their country’s wildlife and environment, as well as give local and international visitors an opportunity to come into close contact with the world’s tallest species, the giraffe.
The Thin Green Line Foundation Protects Nature’s Protectors by providing vital support to Park Rangers and their communities who are the front-line of conservation. They are the only organisation solely dedicated to providing Rangers worldwide with the assistance they deserve and need. As the official charity arm of the International Ranger Federation, TTGLF has unparalleled access to Rangers worldwide.