Located in the heart of Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe Wildlife Sanctuary is the place where ‘wildlife and people meet’. The wildlife centre, located in the sanctuary, is an award-winning rescue, conservation and education hub.
It was the Born Free Foundation that helped to set up the centre in 2007 and this renowned animal conservation body is still actively involved in projects.
In partnership with the Department of National Parks & Wildlife and some of the world’s leading international wildlife charities, the centre aims to raise the profile of wildlife welfare and conservation, working with local communities to preserve habitats in protected areas.
Education involves working with hundreds of schools across the country and providing information about environmental conservation.
The community outreach programmes promote community empowerment and sustainable livelihoods so that issues such as human wildlife conflict are addressed.