Celebrating our wildlife 

Celebrating Biodiversity in the Urban Jungle

Celebrating Biodiversity in the Urban Jungle

International Day for Biological Diversity 2023The International Day for Biological Diversity (Biodiversity) is celebrated on 22 May each year to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. The theme for 2023 is “From Agreement to Action: Build Back...

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CCFA celebrates World Rewilding Day 2023

CCFA celebrates World Rewilding Day 2023

rewild /ˌriːˈwʌɪld/ [restore (an area of land) to its natural uncultivated state (used especially with reference to the reintroduction of species of wild animal that have been driven out or exterminated).]In recent years, conservationists have been turning to the...

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CCFA celebrating Children’s Day 2020

CCFA celebrating Children’s Day 2020

The Declaration of the Rights of the Child, by the UN General Assembly, was announced on November 20, 1959 which is why Children’s Day in celebrated annually on this day. It is to honour the children of the world – our hope for the future and leaders of tomorrow.
This Children’s Day we’d like to salute all children but particularly the conservation warriors who are helping us build a better future

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World Youth Skills Day 2020

World Youth Skills Day 2020

Youth and the Responsibility of 21st Century ‘Elders’Parents across the world are in angst over the disruption in education programmes during the COVID 19 pandemic. While a number of online resources are available to the more privileged scholars who have access to...

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World Environment Day 2020

World Environment Day 2020

Healing The Environment in 2020World Environment Day calls upon us as inhabitants of Earth, our life sustaining environment, to become more aware of how we interact with and depend on the environment. With this dependence in mind, we might consider the ways in which...

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Endangered Species Day 2020

Endangered Species Day 2020

Honouring Africa’s Endangered Species   All CCFA projects support the conservation of wild animals, either through species specific programs or through habitat support. This year we’ve chosen to highlight and celebrate the success of conservation efforts for the...

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Earth Day 2020

Earth Day 2020

We’re just three and a half months into 2020 and already we know this is a year that humanity will never forget. The threat of a worldwide pandemic raps at the doors to our housebound hearts, one that is not characterised by a living organism, but rather a virus which...

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International Day of Forests 2020

International Day of Forests 2020

The recent wildfires in Australia have highlighted the need to protect forests and animal habitats. Are these fires a warning sign from Gaia? The moisture rich nature of forests usually protects them from fires, to an extent. However, the drought at the time of the...

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Conservation conversations 

Saving the Graceful Giants

Saving the Graceful Giants

The Importance of Giraffe Conservation Giraffes, with their towering height and distinctive spotted coat, are among the most iconic and majestic creatures on Earth. Often referred to as the "gentle giants" of the savannah, these magnificent animals play a vital role...

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Row for Rhinos: Uniting for Rhino Conservation

Row for Rhinos: Uniting for Rhino Conservation

Rowing Nonstop, Guarding Nonstop: Protecting Rhinos 24/7!Nelson Mandela Bay's very own "Rhino Warrior," Sharon Jessop, has organised another incredible challenge in support of rhinos! We at the CCFA are thrilled to be the conservation beneficiary of this remarkable...

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From Captivity to Freedom

From Captivity to Freedom

Introducing the Trailblazing Cheetah in our Rewilding ProjectWe are thrilled to share a momentous update with all our supporters and partners! It is with great pride that, in collaboration with Nyosi Wildlife Reserve, we have officially welcomed Nkanyiso, the very...

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CCFA Intern Update – May 2023

CCFA Intern Update – May 2023

CCFA Intern Update - May 2023Our two 2023 Greening Young Futures interns have been busy with their six-month placements since the beginning of April at Nyosi Wildlife Reserve. We caught up recently with Akona Ngalo and Vuyisanani “Tshatshu” Busakwe to find out how...

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Celebrating Biodiversity in the Urban Jungle

Celebrating Biodiversity in the Urban Jungle

International Day for Biological Diversity 2023The International Day for Biological Diversity (Biodiversity) is celebrated on 22 May each year to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. The theme for 2023 is “From Agreement to Action: Build Back...

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CCFA announces new ambassador

CCFA announces new ambassador

Introducing Dr Dean Allen The Community Conservation Fund Africa (CCFA) is pleased to announce that Dr Dean Allen has accepted the role of ambassador for our organization. Originally from England, Dean has made South Africa and more specifically the Eastern Cape his...

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CCFA celebrates World Rewilding Day 2023

CCFA celebrates World Rewilding Day 2023

rewild /ˌriːˈwʌɪld/ [restore (an area of land) to its natural uncultivated state (used especially with reference to the reintroduction of species of wild animal that have been driven out or exterminated).]In recent years, conservationists have been turning to the...

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Adrian Gardiner honoured with Global Humanitarian Award

Adrian Gardiner honoured with Global Humanitarian Award

A lifetime awardOn March 9th, 2023, our Chairman, Adrian Gardiner, was awarded the prestigious Global Humanitarian Award by Global Humane. As the Community Conservation Fund - Africa NPC, we are incredibly proud of Adrian and his contributions to the conservation...

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Meet Anele, our first Cheetah Champion!

Meet Anele, our first Cheetah Champion!

A "hand-in-paw" journeyCCFA’s commitment to community empowerment through our Cheetah Rewilding Project is that for every cheetah we rewild, we empower a community member. With the arrival of our first captive cheetah around the corner, we are pleased to introduce our...

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Meet the first ever cheetahs in our Rewilding Project

Meet the first ever cheetahs in our Rewilding Project

The first two cheetahs have arrived at Nyosi Wildlife Reserve!Dubbed “the Kalahari siblings”, the brother and sister duo are beautiful and full of character but were separated from their mother at an early stage. They are now regaining their fitness and learning how...

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Cheetah Conservation Challenges

Cheetah Conservation Challenges

Why are cheetahs threatened?Cheetahs are the world's fastest land animals, capable of reaching speeds up to 70 miles per hour (113 kilometres per hour). However, their speed is not enough to save them from the threats they face. Cheetahs are listed as vulnerable by...

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