Save The Snakes is proud to announce the recipients of our 2018 Support Grants to the following individuals:
Patrick Kinyatta Malonza – Mwingi, Kenya
“Towards the Conservation of Snakes and Reduction of Snake Human Conflict in Mwingi Area in Kenya”
Patrick’s project involves running awareness campaigns in Kenya to educate community members about snake conservation and mitigate snakebite incidences.
Helping Hands in Snake Safety – Mfuwe, Zambia
“Helping Hands in Snake Safety”
Helping Hands in Snake Safety’s project involves the training of snake handlers across Zambia and creating outreach programs for schools regarding snake conservation and education about snakebite.
Julián Rojas Morales – Department of Caldas, Colombia
“Natural history and conservation of the critically endangered snake, Dendrophidion boshelli, Dunn 1944”
Julián’s project involves research on the natural history and ecology of the snake Dendrophidion boshelli and use it as a flagship species to conserve other snakes in the Department of Caldas in Colombia. They will also create education programs about the conservation of snakes within the area.
We wish these recipients success in their projects and support their efforts for snake conservation and education.
Make The Difference For Our Snake Saving Grantees
Save The Snakes Support Grants are made possible because of the generosity of compassionate people and organizations who are inspired and dedicated to protect threatened snake populations and mitigate human-snake conflict around the world. Your charitable, tax-deductible donation, makes initiatives like the Support Grant possible. Please donate today and thank you for your support of Save The Snakes.
The 2018 Save The Snakes Support Grants Program is supported by the Herpetofauna Foundation and the Georgia Reptile Society. With this new partnership, Save The Snakes and these organizations are working together to empower wildlife conservationists to conduct critically needed snake conservation efforts around the world.