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Africa Projects

Global Healing is supporting several Africa Projects in Malawi, Southern Sudan, South Africa, and Uganda.

In addition Global Healing is helping refugees from Africa through its Art Forms project.

To learn more please explore the links in this section for Malawi, Uganda, Southern Sudan, & Art Forms.

 

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Lion Guardians - Coexistence between people and lions (Maa w/subtitles) Last Updated on 2015-03-24 09:14:20 Published on Aug 2, 2013 The Lion Guardians monitor lion movements, warn pastoralist when lions are in the area, recover lost livestock, reinforce livestock corrals and intervene to stop lion hunting parties. Collectively these efforts lead to a reduction in the loss of livestock, which in turn enhances the livelihoods of the local people and builds tolerance for lions and other wildlife. This film shows how enrollment in the Lion Guardians program becomes a life-changing experience for the warriors involved and how the program can benefit your community. Lion Guardians® Our mission is to promote sustainable coexistence between people and lions using cultural values, community participation and science. Just over 60 years ago there were estimated to be more than half a million lions in Africa. Today fewer than 30,000 remain. The Lion Guardians program was created to help... More »
IFAW works in Liwonde National Park, Malawi Last Updated on 2013-11-24 11:37:59 In the video above, IFAW CEO Azzedine Downes discusses why the opening of the Chikolongo Community Fish Farm is so important to the protection of local Malawian wildlife. For more information, see his blog post here: http://g.ifaw.org/188R5Pd More »
Allan Savory: How to fight desertification and reverse climate change Last Updated on 2013-04-14 00:00:00 “Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert,” begins Allan Savory in this quietly powerful talk. And it's happening to about two-thirds of the world’s grasslands, accelerating climate change and causing traditional grazing societies to descend into social chaos. Savory has devoted his life to stopping it. He now believes -- and his work so far shows -- that a surprising factor can protect grasslands and even reclaim degraded land that was once desert.   Why you should listen to him: Desertification of the world's grasslands, Allan Savory suggests, is the immediate cause of poverty, social breakdown, violence, cultural genocide -- and a significent contribution to climate change. In the 1960s, while working in Africa on the interrelated problems of increasing poverty and disappearing wildlife, Savory made a... More »
Hustlajay Mau Mau Last Updated on 2012-02-10 00:00:00 Kenyacelebrities travelled to the coastal region and we bring a one one with Hustlajay Mau Mau, Talanta  kbao kutoka Mombasani..Watch this space for more and more from artists all over Kenya. KenyaCelebrities.Com: Where did you grow up and how was your childhood? HustlaJay:  I grew up in one of mombasa’s ghettos ; mtongwe –beach la masela…{queens land.}where  life is all about Swahili cultures and everyone dreams of being a sailor ….however, my dreams during childhood were never to become a sailor. i believed God gave me a talent and all I wanted to do was to spread meaningfull messages through music. Music has always been a passion of inspiration to me. KenyaCelebrities.Com: What’s your stage name?  Have you changed your name before? HustlaJay:  hustlajay…..I’ve never changed my name, only... More »
Africa 2001 Last Updated on 2011-12-19 06:01:56 Global Healing co-facilitator Dr. David W. Randle represented URI North America a the URI Africa Summit in Naibrob, met with UNEP leadershp,i and then traveled to the Masai Mara to learn about the Masai culture and Masai Mara Ecosystem. More »