Donor story: join a field visit for the trip of a lifetime

I have just returned home from an incredible week on a “Behind the Scenes Tour” with For The Animals, an Australian charity that funds conservation field projects in Southeast Asia protecting endangered wildlife and their habitat. Currently their main project and field partner in Cambodia is Wildlife Alliance (WA). Meeting the Community Anti-poaching Unit. Wildlife […]

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Our recent visit to see the gibbons released at Angkor Wat

During my recent visit to Cambodia with fellow board member, Kari Barnard, we made a last minute decision to fly to Siem Reap to check on the progress of two gibbon families – the first to be reintroduced into the wild in Cambodia. Our trip lasted less than 24 hours but we were able to […]

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Community Anti-Poaching Patrol Unit in Chi Phat

Two weeks ago, Rebecca and I visited the field projects in Cambodia. During our visit we announced FTA’s support for the continuation of the successful Community Anti-Poaching Unit (CAPU) project. Last year the unit  removed over 1,000 deadly snares near the Wildlife Rehabilitation Station and also interrupted several organised poaching and logging operations.  The project […]

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Why what we do matters…

Every time I come back from Cambodia after visiting the animals and projects we support I’m re-energised and reminded of why all the work in fundraising and awareness building is so worth it! Let’s face it, very few people actually enjoy fundraising, but I find with my passion rekindled it’s just natural to tell the […]

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