African Parks


Conserving Africa’s national parks while also helping to support the futures of communities living alongside wildlife is a vast task. African Parks manages 19 national parks and protected areas in partnership with governments and local communities.




Jamma International is proud to be supporting African Parks with their sustainable approach to wildlife conservation, economic development and poverty alleviation to ensure that each park is ecologically, socially, and financially sustainable in the long-term.

Founded in 2000, African Parks takes a clear business approach to conserving Africa’s wildlife and remaining wild areas, securing vast landscapes and carrying out the necessary activities needed to protect the parks and their wildlife. The organisation maintains a strong focus on economic development and poverty alleviation with a responsibility to make sure these areas survive into the future.

Working with local communities to ensure the sustainability of the use of their natural resources.

African Parks takes on the complete responsibility for the rehabilitation and long-term management of 19 national parks and protected areas in 11 countries covering over 14.2 million hectares in Angola, Benin, Central African Republic, Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, the Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Jamma International has been working with African Parks since 2018, to support their community projects within the Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Congo and before that anti-poaching work in Majete Wildlife Reserve, Malawi.

Where wildlife survives and thrives, there’s the opportunity for people to do so as well. All of this is inextricably linked.

“This is conservation at scale. If we can ensure that a significant portfolio of parks is handed over, intact and functioning to the next generation of conservation leaders, then I think we have fulfilled our responsibility.” Peter Fearnhead, African Parks CEO

RETURNAfrica operates a safari lodge and two trail camps in Pafuri located in the most northern part of the Kruger National Park, South Africa. After having been driven away from the area at gunpoint in the 1960s the Makuleke people do now, as a result of the South African land restitution process, own the land with freehold title.

Despite this, they continue to live in three villages some 60 km away from Parfuri. Through RETURNAfrica Jamma funds a Drop-in Centre in each village where disadvantaged children can go after school to get a cooked meal and be assisted with their homework. These centres cater for approximately 450 children each day.

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The vision of Jamma International is the wellbeing of the planet and its people, we feel passionate about supporting projects that will empower people to improve their wellbeing. We know how to take care of our body but we know very little about how our brain works. If you understand how the brain works, you have the ability to change your behaviour. The first project in Life Skills being developed will focus on the Brain, how it creates our reality and affects our behaviour. Not in a detailed brain science way, but in a way that can help us understand how little the brain has changed since cave men and how this can cause a lot of suffering in todays life.

Life Skills


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