Note From Our Founder

Note From Our Founder

NOTE FROM OUR FOUNDER It is my great honour and pleasure to meet and to welcome you all to Partners for Conservation. Thirteen years ago, I began my career in conservation. One of the lessons learned from my experience is that conservation is neither a matter of extraordinary studies, nor an astronomic sum of money, nor a matter of dependency to a particular group or society. Working with poor communities surrounding the Volcanoes National Park, the sole habitat of the…

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FIRST PLANT FOR THE PLANET ACADEMY IN SHINGIRO

FIRST PLANT FOR THE PLANET ACADEMY IN SHINGIRO

FIRST PLANT FOR THE PLANET ACADEMY IN SHINGIRO On the 6th of May 2017, Partners For Conservation in collaboration with Plant For The Planet carried out the first “Academy” of 80 children from 4 schools from Musanze District. The schools included Groupe Scolaire Shingiro, Groupe Scolaire Bisate, Groupe Scolaire Muhingo and Groupe Scolaire Ruhehe. The academy was held at Groupe Scolaire Shingiro where all children were gathered for the training in Climate justice upon which, they joined a worldwide network…

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PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION WELCOMES LEONIE ZEUNER

PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION WELCOMES LEONIE ZEUNER

PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION WELCOMES LEONIE ZEUNER Partners For Conservation is delighted to welcome Miss Leonie Zeuner, a young German volunteer from ARTEFACT. Leonie will stay with us for a period of one year. A partnership with ARTEFACT is a great opportunity and having a young and committed volunteer as Leonie Zeuner is an added value for a young organization without enough financial and human resources like Partners For Conservation. Leonie has joined a team of other young volunteers from Rwanda…

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PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION officially launched “Improving Marginalized People’s Initiatives for Biodiversity Conservation: Case of Women Conserving the Volcanoes National Park through Weaving” project

PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION officially launched “Improving Marginalized People’s Initiatives for Biodiversity Conservation: Case of Women Conserving the Volcanoes National Park through Weaving” project

PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION officially launched “Improving Marginalized People’s Initiatives for Biodiversity Conservation: Case of Women Conserving the Volcanoes National Park through Weaving” project The project called “Improving Marginalized People’s Initiatives for Biodiversity Conservation: Case of Women Conserving the Volcanoes National Park through Weaving”, is a Rufford Small Grants funded project implemented by Partners for Conservation. It aims at contributing to the mitigation of human pressure on Volcanoes National park by engaging women in income generating activities through weaving. The project…

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Partners for Conservation and Plant for the Planet join efforts for climate justice

Partners for Conservation and Plant for the Planet join efforts for climate justice

Partners for Conservation and Plant for the Planet join efforts for climate justice Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time (decades to millions of years). Climate change may refer to a change in average weather conditions, or in the time variation of weather around longer-term average conditions (more or fewer extreme weather events). Climate change is caused by factors such as biotic processes, variations in…

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PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION AND ARTEFACT HANDS IN HANDS FOR A LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP

PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION AND ARTEFACT HANDS IN HANDS FOR A LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP

PARTNERS FOR CONSERVATION AND ARTEFACT HANDS IN HANDS FOR A LONG-TERM PARTNERSHIP Last month Partners for Conservation was happy to start a new cooperation with ARTEFACT, who will send volunteers to work at Partners for Conservation for a period of twelve months.  ARTEFACT is a German non-profit organization, dedicated to the application and dissemination of economically viable, ecologically and socially appropriate technologies for regionally and internationally sustainable development. ARTEFACT, a centre for sustainable development, has been registered as sending organization…

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