Nomad Trust

Investing in Communities & Conservation in Tanzania

The Nomad Trust was set up in 2007 in areas of Tanzania where we operate our safari camps. We have always strongly believed in our long term commitment and responsibility to the surrounding communities and environment, not only for tourism but also wildlife conservation. For more information on the Nomad Trust, please email me - Lali Heath - on

Pack for a Purpose

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Rift Valley Road Trip - RVCV

Wiggling my way up and over the Rift Valley, passing local coffee farms, and leaving dusty tracks behind me, last week we paid a visit to the Rift Valley Children’s Village.

It was great to see TCF's project firsthand and witness the wonderful work they are going for their 97 children, as well as the nearby community. 

They have an open door for people in the local area to come and get checked up by their resident nurse; run a micro-finance program and women’s group to promote small business initiatives; and make sure that the children in their care benefit from educational, health, and emotional support on a day-to-day basis.

These results speak for themselves. 

The house mamas are an essential part of the RVCV, caring for these at-risk children, and making sure that each and every one of them has a natural and nutruring home environemnt. Dont let these big smiles fool you, a lot of hard work goes in from all involved to make this children's village a home. 

Fri, Sep 8, 2017

Dishing out Donations

It has been a busy month for our Nomad Trust, but a special one as we have been sorting out and distributing funds to some of our partner projects. 

A huge thanks to our guests and their generous donations. Together we have managed to generate some sizeable support that will give these projects a well deserved boost in these important areas of work. 

LCMO and Vijana Mazingira

Supporting LCMO’s youth program in Katavi we raised enough money for:

25 screenings of educational shows in the community

10 village ambassadors operational costs for 12 months

A year’s worth of environmental club conservation classes for secondary school students

Through this program, educating the youth on the importance of protecting the environment and wildlife, we are equipping the next generation to become ambassadors for nature in their community.

Ruaha Carnivore Project

Further south, supporting the Ruaha Carnivore Project, we have donated the equivalent of: 

216 rechargeable batteries

1 Reconyx camera trap

1 solar panel and batters for their camp

These are essential items for their operations on the ground, conducting research and collecting data on the carnivores of Ruaha.

Tanzanian Childrens Fund.

In Karatu, we support the Tanzanian Children’s Fund and their ‘Rift Valley Children's Village’.

Our recent donation has gone towards: 

Student uniforms & shoes

School supplies 

Nutritious meals

Basic medical care

Making sure their educational, health, and emotional needs are top priority, RVCV’s children are being given the chance of a brighter future.

These are just some of the projects partnered to our Nomad Trust, and we are looking forward to bigger and better things this year. Get in touch if you would like any more information on the above, or would like to know how you can get involved.


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