Share the View - International Nature Photo Contest
Entry Period:
October 15, 2024 -
December 5, 2024
$1,000 Grand Prize
$3,750 in additional prizes
... and more

Beneficiary Profile:

African People and Wildlife logo

African people night scene

African People & Wildlife (APW) is a Tanzania-based nonprofit organization working to ensure a future where communities and wildlife coexist and thrive. Through partnerships with local communities, APW creates effective, sustainable solutions that improve the lives of rural Africans while protecting the natural world. APW's holistic approach to conservation creates positive, lasting change in one of the planet's greatest biodiversity hotspots and last remaining lion strongholds. Priorities include human-wildlife conflict prevention, wildlife and habitat conservation, community natural resource management, sustainable enterprise development, and youth environmental education. Founded in 2005, APW is a recognized leader in the field of community-driven conservation.

Paka Rosie and Pridemates

As a field-based organization, APW is a trusted ally of the local people. Led by co-founders Laly Lichtenfeld and Charles Trout, APW's team of more than 150 program officers, educators, scientists, and field team members -- 98 percent of whom are Tanzanian -- operate from the Noloholo Environmental Center. The only facility of its kind in northern Tanzania, Noloholo is a first-class conservation and education center serving as an important resource and meeting place for NGOs, local communities, and government authorities.

Through on-the-ground programming, strategic partnerships, trainings, and thought leadership, APW is committed to inspiring and advancing meaningful conservation solutions across Africa and beyond.

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For 2020 Share the View: "APW is extremely grateful to be one of this year's non-profit beneficiaries of Share the View. We are truly inspired to see so many photographers coming together in support and celebration of nature."

The funds from the 2020 Share the View contest are supporting the work of our Northern Tanzania Big Cats Conservation Initiative.

Other Beneficiaries:

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies