Cheetah 2020: Focus on the Future
EVENT OFFERS & GIVING
EVENT OFFERS
A Future for Cheetahs
Dr. Marker and noted wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas have teamed up to bring you the most intimate portrait yet of the world's fastest land animal, the cheetah in their upcoming book, A Future For Cheetahs. For the first time, Dr. Marker shares the story of the cheetah's race against extinction, illustrated with some of the rarest and most beautiful images yet of the wild cheetah. By Dr. Laurie Marker Photo's by Suzi Eszterhas. Glossy, full color images 208 pages in an attractive 10" x 8" hardcover format   Hardcover 10"x8" 208 pages Cover price: $45 with US shipping and handling: $50.00  with international shipping and handling: $68.00   
$50Value
Cheetahs - Biology and Conservation
  Published by Elsevier, this 7.5" x 9.25", hardback textbook is 500 pages of the most comprehensive information to date, on the cheetah and the problems they face in the wild.   Contains contributions written by the world's leading cheetah researchers and practitioners, focused on this high-profile species of conservation concern. Presents the latest in cheetah research and conservation efforts globally, furthering range-wide conservation plans for the cheetah in the wild, and best practice for their management in captivity Includes contributions from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, ranging from genetics, ecology/behavior to large landscape conservation, policy, and the impact of climate change. Helps lay a foundation for the cheetah community worldwide by assembling current knowledge of the species and making it available not only to cheetah researchers and conservationists, but also to policy makers, business leaders, zoo managers, academics, students, and people interested in the cheetah and it's future.   Cheetahs Biology and Conservation edited by: Laurie Marker Founder/Executive Director, Cheetah Conservation Fund, Otjiwarongo, Namibia and Alexandria, VA, USA; Lorraine K. Boast Research Associate, Cheetah Conservation Botswana; Anne Schmidt-Kuntzel, Assistant Director for Animal Health and Research, Cheetah Conservation Fund, Otjiwarongo, Namibia. Series Editor - Philip J. Nyhus Environmental Studies Program, Colby College, Waterville, ME, USA
$110Value
Cheetahs: A Celebration of Speed and Elegance
Dr. Marker and Suzi Eszterhas have teamed up again to revisit the cheetahs from their beautiful book A Future for Cheetahs. This gift book features beautiful images from wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas paired with cheetah facts from Dr. Laurie Marker. full-color photography 112 pages in a landscape, hard-cover 7.5? x 5.5? format Special price: $20.00 includes shipping and handling.
$20Value
Chewbaaka
Dr. Marker and Illustrator Jessie Jordan brought their knowledge and talent together to create Chewbaaka, a beautiful illustrated kids' book about the life and legacy of CCF's most famous cheetah ambassador.full-color illustrations, printed on recycled paper 28 pages in a landscape, soft-cover format Cover price with contiguous US shipping and handling: $22.00 with Alaska/Hawaii and international shipping and handling: $28.95    
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$22Value
Macalania Nut Keychain
THE GREATER WATERBERG LANDSCAPE COLLECTION   GW-06: Macalania Nut Keychain (CCF Arts & Crafts)    Material : Vegetable Ivory, Macalania nut.   These are crafted from the nut of the Makalani palm, a tree that is endemic to the Northern regions of Namibia. The nuts are traditionally utilised by the Owambo Peoples who live in Northern Namibia, but the nuts are widely distributed throughout Namibia. The process of creating the pieces is done by sustainably collecting fallen nuts, peeling the outer layer of the nut, and carving the inner hard core. At CCF, running cheetahs and cheetah faces are cleverly carved into these nuts, which are then made into necklace pendants and keyrings, secured with leather and twine.   The purchase of craft products supports Cheetah Conservation Fund's (CCF) community based initiative to help improve livelihoods in rural communities, while supporting CCF's ongoing research,education, and conservation programmes in Namibia. CCF jewelry products are sourced and created by various Namibian and South African women, inspired by and crafted from rich traditional and cultural practices, made from naturally found materials.   Includes shipping within the US.
$12Value
Tamboti Wood Bracelet
SAN BUSHMAN COLLECTION   SB-05: Tamboti Wood Bracelet  (CCF Arts & Crafts)   Material: Tamboti wood, ostrich eggshell   These pieces are constructed from wooden beads from the wood of the tamboti tree, a tree which is endemic to Southern Africa. This is a very special handcrafted bracelet which omits the scent of Tamboti Wood which has a musky sweet smell. Similar to a cedar closet. It is both fashionable for men and woman.   The San Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert in Namibia apply their traditional skills to create jewelry, often with natural resources and materials available to them. Largely isolated from colonialism until the last century, San Bushmen women create intricate pieces of jewelry using wild seeds, pieces of tree roots, horns, bone, leather, tortoiseshell and most importantly, beads created from ostrich eggshell.   Special Instructions: Each piece of jewelry is one-of-a-kind. Purchasing Namibian craft jewelry not only provides sustainable income and an alternative livelihood for the people of Namib-ia, but also supports the continuation of traditional craft-making practices.   Includes shipping within the US.
$25Value
Himba Carved Bracelets - LARGE
HIMBA COLLECTION   HI-03: Himba Carved Bracelets - LARGE (CCF Arts & Crafts)   Material: Upcycled PVC, Color/pattern varies   PVC bracelets made from PVC piping are an alternative to elephant Ivory.   Himba Bracelet: These bracelets were traditionally fashioned from elephant ivory, but today these bracelets are sustainably and ethically crafted from repurposed PVC water pipe instead. The piping is cut by hand into various sizes, and decorated with hand carved cheetah design. The Himba peoples if Northern Namibia are considered to be some of the last semi-nomadic indigenous people of the country. Himba continue to wear these items as symbols of rich cultural tradition, worn by men and women to indicate status within their communities.   Himba jewelry is crafted from locally sourced ostrich leather, ostrich shells, iron and copper. The purchase of craft products supports Cheetah Conservation Fund's (CCF) community based initiative to help improve livelihoods in rural communities, while supporting CCF's ongoing research,education, and conservation programmes in Namibia. CCF jewelry products are sourced and created by various Namibian and South African women, inspired by and crafted from rich traditional and cultural practices, made from naturally found materials.   Includes shipping within the US.
$40Value
Bartata Wooden Bracelet
SAN BUSHMAN COLLECTION   SB-06: Bartata Wooden Bracelet  (CCF Arts & Crafts)   Material: Balsa wood, ostrich eggshell   Sport this wider sytle bracelet for both men and woman. Each piece of jewelry is one-of-a-kind.   Purchasing Namibian craft jewelry not only provides sustainable income and an alternative livelihood for the people of Namib-ia, but also supports the continuation of traditional craft-making practices.   The San Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert in Namibia apply their traditional skills to create jewelry, often with natural resources and materials available to them. Largely isolated from colonialism until the last century, San Bushmen women create intricate pieces of jewelry using wild seeds, pieces of tree roots, horns, bone, leather, tortoiseshell and most importantly, beads created from ostrich eggshell.   Includes shipping within the US.
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$25Value
Double Chain Magazine Necklace
THE GREATER WATERBERG LANDSCAPE COLLECTION   GW-13: Double Chain Magazine (CCF Arts & Crafts)   Necklace Beaded Necklaces are handmade by the artisans of the Greater Waterberg Landscape. The purchase of craft products supports Cheetah Conservation Fund's (CCF) community based initiative to help improve livelihoods in rural communities, while supporting CCF's ongoing research,education, and conservation programmes in Namibia.   CCF jewelry products are sourced and created by various Namibian and South African women, inspired by and crafted from rich traditional and cultural practices, made from naturally found materials.   Includes shipping within the US.
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$25Value
Ostrich Eggshell Necklace Assorted style
SAN BUSHMAN COLLECTION   SB-02: Ostrich Eggshell Necklace   Assorted styles Each piece of jewelry is one-of-a-kind. Purchasing Namibian craft jewelry not only provides sustainable income and an alternative livelihood for the people of Namib-ia, but also supports the continuation of traditional craft-making practices. The San Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert in Namibia apply their traditional skills to create jewelry, often with natural resources and materials available to them. Largely isolated from colonialism until the last century, San Bushmen women create intricate pieces of jewelry using wild seeds, pieces of tree roots, horns, bone, leather, tortoise shell and most importantly, beads created from ostrich eggshell.   Ostich Eggshell Jewelry - According to archaeological studies, ostrich eggshell bead making is over a 40,000 year old tradition. Ostrich egghsell jewelry has been worn as ornamentation and often given as gifts for thousands of years. The process to create the intricate jewelry is very time consuming, as each bead is hand made by the San Bushmen.   The San Bushmen are the oldest inhabitants of Africa and many still maintain a similar lifestyle to that of their ancestors from thousands of years ago. Ostrich eggs are broken into shards and then further broken into smaller pieces. Each piece is then hand shaped into beads using handmade tools specifically for the job. Finally, they are strung onto a rolled sinew thread and rubbed down to smooth and polish them. Bushman Artisans use natural dyes to color the beads in different shades of black and brown.   Includes shipping within the US.
$35Value
Beaded Necklace
THE GREATER WATERBERG LANDSCAPE COLLECTION   GW-03 (CCF Arts & Crafts)    Beaded Necklaces are handmade by the artisans of the Greater Waterberg Landscape. The purchase of craft products supports Cheetah Conservation Fund's (CCF) community based initiative to help improve livelihoods in rural communities, while supporting CCF's ongoing research,education, and conservation programmes in Namibia.   CCF jewelry products are sourced and created by various Namibian and South African women, inspired by and crafted from rich traditional and cultural practices, made from naturally found materials.   Includes shipping within the US.
$25Value
Himba Carved Bracelets - Small
HIMBA COLLECTION   HI-01: Himba Carved Bracelets - Small (CCF Arts & Crafts)   Material: Upcycled PVC, Color/pattern varies   PVC bracelets made from PVC piping are an alternative to elephant Ivory.   Himba Bracelet: These bracelets were traditionally fashioned from elephant ivory, but today these bracelets are sustainably and ethically crafted from repurposed PVC water pipe instead. The piping is cut by hand into various sizes, and decorated with hand carved cheetah design. The Himba peoples if Northern Namibia are considered to be some of the last semi-nomadic indigenous people of the country. Himba continue to wear these items as symbols of rich cultural tradition, worn by men and women to indicate status within their communities.   Himba jewelry is crafted from locally sourced ostrich leather, ostrich shells, iron and copper. The purchase of craft products supports Cheetah Conservation Fund's (CCF) community based initiative to help improve livelihoods in rural communities, while supporting CCF's ongoing research,education, and conservation programmes in Namibia. CCF jewelry products are sourced and created by various Namibian and South African women, inspired by and crafted from rich traditional and cultural practices, made from naturally found materials.   Includes shipping within the US.
$20Value
Ostrich Eggshell Bracelet Wide
SAN BUSHMAN COLLECTION SB-04: Ostrich Eggshell Bracelet Wide, Assorted Styles (CCF Arts & Crafts)   Purchasing Namibian craft jewelry not only provides sustainable income and an alternative livelihood for the people of Namib-ia, but also supports the continuation of traditional craft-making practices. The San Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert in Namibia apply their traditional skills to create jewelry, often with natural resources and materials available to them. Largely isolated from colonialism until the last century, San Bushmen women create intricate pieces of jewelry using wild seeds, pieces of tree roots, horns, bone, leather, tortoiseshell and most importantly, beads created from ostrich eggshell.   Ostich Eggshell Jewelry - According to archaeological studies, ostrich eggshell bead making is over a 40,000 year old tradition. Ostrich egghsell jewelry has been worn as ornamentation and often given as gifts for thousands of years. The process to create the intricate jewelry is very time consuming, as each bead is hand made by the San Bushmen.   The San Bushmen are the oldest inhabitants of Africa and many still maintain a similar lifestyle to that of their ancestors from thousands of years ago. Ostrich eggs are broken into shards and then further broken into smaller pieces. Each piece is then hand shaped into beads using handmade tools specifically for the job. Finally, they are strung onto a rolled sinew thread and rubbed down to smooth and polish them. Bushman Artisans use natural dyes to color the beads in different shades of black and brown.   Includes shipping within the US.
$30Value
Macalania Nut with Carved Cheetah - Necklace
THE GREATER WATERBERG LANDSCAPE COLLECTION   GW-06: Macalania Nut Necklace (CCF Arts & Crafts)    Material : Vegetable Ivory, Macalania nut.   These are crafted from the nut of the Makalani palm, a tree that is endemic to the Northern regions of Namibia. The nuts are traditionally utilised by the Owambo Peoples who live in Northern Namibia, but the nuts are widely distributed throughout Namibia. The process of creating the pieces is done by sustainably collecting fallen nuts, peeling the outer layer of the nut, and carving the inner hard core. At CCF, running cheetahs and cheetah faces are cleverly carved into these nuts, which are then made into necklace pendants and keyrings, secured with leather and twine.   The purchase of craft products supports Cheetah Conservation Fund's (CCF) community based initiative to help improve livelihoods in rural communities, while supporting CCF's ongoing research,education, and conservation programmes in Namibia. CCF jewelry products are sourced and created by various Namibian and South African women, inspired by and crafted from rich traditional and cultural practices, made from naturally found materials.   Includes shipping within the US.
$25Value
Square Bone Bracelet
SAN BUSHMAN COLLECTION   SB-07: Square Bone Bracelet (CCF Arts & Crafts)   Material: Bone, beads, elastic   Each piece of jewelry is one-of-a-kind. Purchasing Namibian craft jewelry not only provides sustainable income and an alternative livelihood for the people of Namib-ia, but also supports the continuation of traditional craft-making practices. The San Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert in Namibia apply their traditional skills to create jewelry, often with natural resources and materials available to them. Largely isolated from colonialism until the last century, San Bushmen women create intricate pieces of jewelry using wild seeds, pieces of tree roots, horns, bone, leather, tortoiseshell and most importantly, beads created from ostrich eggshell.   Includes shipping within the US.
$30Value
CHEETAH by Mark Segal
This amazing Cheetah book by renowned fashion photographer Mark Segal.   Book bound in Italy and measures about 14" x 10".    Segal's celebration of this regal feline also records the cheetah's alarming path toward extinction.   "For the past 15 years, American photographer Mark Segal’s fascination with the world’s fastest land mammal has taken him across the US, Europe, Kenya, Namibia, and South Africa. What started out as an aesthetic obsession evolved as he deepened his understanding of this fierce yet fragile creature and its rapid path toward extinction. “My desire changed from simply wanting to experience cheetahs for my own selfish curiosity to wanting to contribute to their conservation.”   Segal has traveled to various cheetah research and conservation centers, in an effort to show the beauty of this magnificent predator and to draw awareness to its endangered state in the wild. Known for his moody and emotional portrait and fashion work, Segal takes a personal approach to photographing nature, employing a vision that differs distinctly from most wildlife photographers.   The images collected in this monograph, designed by Fabien Baron, stand at a waypoint in Segal’s elusive and ongoing odyssey toward a deeper understanding of this regal feline and the mysterious hold it has on him. His wish is that viewers will be captivated as he is by the beauty of the cheetah and will recognize the imperative to protect the animal and ensure its survival on our planet.   Donated by longtime friend and supporter Mark Segal.
$125Value
Single Chain Magazine Necklace
THE GREATER WATERBERG LANDSCAPE COLLECTION   GW-12: Single Chain Magazine, colors vary (CCF Arts & Crafts)   Necklace are handmade by the artisans of the Greater Waterberg Landscape. These unique pieces are handmade using repurposed magazines. Colourful pages are cut into thin strips and hand rolled into tight beads. These are secured with a coating of varnished, and threaded onto recycled string, elastic or twine.   The purchase of craft products supports Cheetah Conservation Fund's (CCF) community based initiative to help improve livelihoods in rural communities, while supporting CCF's ongoing research,education, and conservation programmes in Namibia. CCF jewelryproducts are sourced and created by various Namibian and South African women, inspired by and crafted from rich traditional and cultural practices, made from naturally found materials.   Includes shipping within the US.
$25Value
Save The Cheetah Bracelet
GREATER WATERBERG LANDSCAPE COLLECTION   GW-01 Save the Cheetah Bracelet   These unique Save The Cheetah Bracelets are handmade using re-purposed magazines. Colorful pages are cut into thin strips and hand rolled into tight beads. These are secured with a coating of varnished, and threaded onto recycled string, elastic or twine.   Colors vary Material: Upcycled magazine beads, elastic The purchase of craft products supports Cheetah Conservation Fund's (CCF) community based initiative to help improve livelihoods in rural communities, while supporting CCF's ongoing research,education, and conservation programmes in Namibia.   CCF jewelry products are sourced and created by various Namibian and South African women, inspired by and crafted from rich traditional and cultural practices, made from naturally found materials.     Includes shipping within the US.
$15Value
Beaded Cheetah Face Necklace
THE GREATER WATERBERG LANDSCAPE COLLECTION   GW-04: Beaded Cheetah Face Necklace (CCF Arts & Crafts)   Beaded Necklaces are handmade by the artisans of the Greater Waterberg Landscape. One of CCF's employees, Agnes, hand makes each of these pieces. She also teaches rural community members (e.g. Hereroland) how to make crafts. The colourful beads are made from upcycled magazines, not only do they make beautiful beads for jewelry, they also help the environment by finding another use for the magazines that would otherwise be thrown away. The purchase of craft products supports Cheetah Conservation Fund's (CCF) community based initiative to help improve livelihoods in rural communities, while supporting CCF's ongoing research,education, and conservation programmes in Namibia. CCF jewelry products are sourced and created by various Namibian and South African women, inspired by and crafted from rich traditional and cultural practices, made from naturally found materials.   Includes shipping within the US.
$15Value
Assorted Rock Gemstone Necklace
THE GREATER WATERBERG LANDSCAPE COLLECTION   GW-15: Assorted Rock Gemstone Necklaces (CCF Arts & Crafts)   The purchase of craft products supports Cheetah Conservation Fund's (CCF) community based initiative to help improve livelihoods in rural communities, while supporting CCF's ongoing research,education, and conservation programmes in Namibia. CCF jewelry products are sourced and created by various Namibian and South African women, inspired by and crafted from rich traditional and cultural practices, made from naturally found materials.   Includes shipping within the US.
$25Value
Himba Carved Bracelet - Meduim
HI-03: Himba Carved Bracelets - MEDIUM (CCF Arts & Crafts)   Material: Upcycled PVC, Color/pattern varies   PVC bracelets made from PVC piping are an alternative to elephant Ivory.   Himba Bracelet: These bracelets were traditionally fashioned from elephant ivory, but today these bracelets are sustainably and ethically crafted from repurposed PVC water pipe instead. The piping is cut by hand into various sizes, and decorated with hand carved cheetah design. The Himba peoples if Northern Namibia are considered to be some of the last semi-nomadic indigenous people of the country. Himba continue to wear these items as symbols of rich cultural tradition, worn by men and women to indicate status within their communities.   Himba jewelry is crafted from locally sourced ostrich leather, ostrich shells, iron and copper. The purchase of craft products supports Cheetah Conservation Fund's (CCF) community based initiative to help improve livelihoods in rural communities, while supporting CCF's ongoing research,education, and conservation programmes in Namibia. CCF jewelry products are sourced and created by various Namibian and South African women, inspired by and crafted from rich traditional and cultural practices, made from naturally found materials.   Includes shipping within the US.
$30Value
Museum Prints - Chewbaaka in Focus
MUSEUM PRINTS   This lovely giclee fine art print of Chewbaaka in Focus - unframed size: 36" X 48" is a limited edition of the original exclusive oil painting made by Anne E. London just for CCF's 30th Anniversary. Anne E. London, is an internationally recognized American visual artist of  wildlife and is here to  celebrate endangered species., "We can change the future of animals in Africa, by using art to protect wildlife."   2020 Simon Combes Award   Anne London will receive AFC's 2020 award. Due to COVID-19, the presentation has been tentatively moved from this year's AFC Festival in Vancouver to the James Museum of Western & Wildlife Art in St. Petersburg, Florida in spring of 2021. This close-up of an original painting by Anne London, an internationally recognized American artist whose work combines two of her passions: visual art and wildlife conservation. Anne's artwork is a celebration of endangered species from Africa.   100% of proceeds will go toward the Cheetah Conservation Fund.    More about Anne E. London and her Wildlife Studio: https://gallery.artistsforconservation.org/artists/1426   Donated by Artist for Conservation Awardee Anne E. London. 
$1,200Value
Commemorative "Chewbaaka in Focus"
  COMMEMORATIVE POSTER "Chewbaaka in Focus" Signed Limited Edition     Autographed by Anne E. London and Dr. Laurie Marker   This signed commemorative poster 16' x 20" of "Chewbaaka in Focus" is a limited edition of the original exclusive oil painting made by Anne E. London just for tonight's event. Anne E. London, is an internationally recognized American visual artist of  wildlife and is here to  celebrate endangered species., "We can change the future of animals in Africa, by using art to protect wildlife."  Paper: 46# Coated Bond Inkjet Matte Paper Limited Quantities Only 30 Available Buy now before they are gone!  
$150Value
Poster "Chewbaaka in Focus"
COMMEMORATIVE POSTER "Chewbaaka in Focus"   This limited edition size 16"x20" of the commemorative poster "Chewbaaka in Focus" is a copy of the original exclusive oil painting made by Anne E. London just for tonight's event. Anne E. London, is an internationally recognized American visual artist of  wildlife and is here to  celebrate endangered species., "We can change the future of animals in Africa, by using art to protect wildlife." Paper: 46# Coated Bond Inkjet Matte Paper   Only 70 Available
$75Value
Livestock Guarding Dog Plushy
Get a large Livestock Guarding Dog (LGD) and Goat Plushy in recognition of CCF's LGD Program with sponsorship. This is a special opportunity in celebration of CCF's 30th Anniversary and normally cost $125 or more.  Each Livestock Guarding Dog costs CCF over $500 a year in care. These costs include food, vaccinations, new-owner support, veterinary care and long-term monitoring. Your donation will also support training programs for the farmers.
$50Value
Medium Cheetah Plushy with Sponsorship
Cheetah Plushy with Sponsorship In celebration of CCF's 30th Anniversary today you get a plushy and a sponsorship.  Your sponsorship of a non-releasable resident cheetah helps CCF continue its work toward saving the species in the wild. You will receive two yearly updates once you pick your cheetah.   
$25Value
Small Cheetah Plushy with Sponsorship
Small Cheetah with Sponsorship In celebration of CCF's 30th Anniversary today you get a plushy and a sponsorship.  Your sponsorship of a non-releasable resident cheetah helps CCF continue its work toward saving the species in the wild. You will receive two yearly updates once you pick your cheetah. You can print a sponsorship certificate and the latest cheetah update with the instructions you receive on the cheetah tags.
$15Value
Cheetah Paw Key Chain
Cheetah Paw Key Chain are handmade by the artisans of the Greater Waterberg Landscape. The purchase of craft products supports Cheetah Conservation Fund's (CCF) community based initiative to help improve livelihoods in rural communities, while supporting CCF's ongoing research,education, and conservation programmes in Namibia.   CCF jewelry products are sourced and created by various Namibian and South African women, inspired by and crafted from rich traditional and cultural practices, made from naturally found materials.   GW-08 Made in Various colors: black, white, red, and yellow fur Material: Goat leather, Springbok fur
$5Value
GIVING
Fund A Program
Support this program today and receive a gift! (1) Anne E. London Museum Print - Chewbaaka in Focus.     In Somaliland CCF needs your help to support its efforts against Illegal Wildlife Trade. CCF's Education Programs here are being developed for rural farmers in Somaliland to replicate the successful efforts of CCF Namibia. Your support will help reduce trafficking and increase awareness through education, research and conservation.    For CCF Sponsorships: While your donation is nominally earmarked for your sponsored cheetah or project, we reserve the right to redirect your donation to CCF’s greatest need.
$10,000Value
Fund A Cheetah
Support CCF's Fund-A-Cheetah Program and the first six individuals will receive a Professional Cheetah Canvas Wrap by Wildlife Photographer, Suzi Esterhas.   It costs CCF approximately $5,000 per year to feed, house, and provide medical care for the cheetahs being cared for at CCF headquarters in Namibia and at our cheetah safe house in Somaliland. Many of the cheetahs that are under CCF’s care came to CCF as orphaned young cubs, injured adolescents, or they were kept as pets and turned over as adults. For multiple reasons resident cheetahs would not be able to successfully care for themselves in the wild so they cannot be released.   Additionally, there are cheetahs that come to us that are candidates for reintroduction back into the wild and CCF works diligently to make sure that they are prepared to succeed when they are released.   For CCF Sponsorships: While your donation is nominally earmarked for your sponsored cheetah or project, we reserve the right to redirect your donation to CCF’s greatest need.
$5,000Value
Fund An African Wild Dog
Support CCF’s African Wild Dog Programs and the first six individuals will receive a Professional African Wild Dog Canvas Wrap by Wildlife Photographer, Suzi Esterhas.   Over the last several years CCF has taken in several litters of orphaned African Wild dogs that have been rehabilitated and prepared for reintroduction. The cost to care for these orphans helps to increase their successful transition back into the wild. Another crucial part of the CCF’s AWD program is education outreach and human-wildlife conflict mitigation in the Eastern Region of Namibia where we find the majority of the AWD program. In the early part of 2020, CCF established CCF East as a base of operations in Okakarara to be better poised to serve and collaborate with these communities, mitigate conflict, and build relationships in the region.   For CCF Sponsorships: While your donation is nominally earmarked for your sponsored cheetah or project, we reserve the right to redirect your donation to CCF’s greatest need.
$2,500Value
Fund A Livestock Guarding Dog Program
Support an Livestock Guarding Dog (LGD) today! Each LGD costs CCF over $500 a year in care. These costs include food, vaccinations, new-owner support, veterinary care and long-term monitoring. Your donation will also support training programs for the farmers.   CCF has placed more than 670 dogs with Namibian farmers since the programme began in 1994. Currently with approximately 333 working dogs on Namibian farms with a four-year waiting list. The dogs are credited with saving hundreds of cheetah lives since the LGD programme began, as well as the lives of other predators and small stock. The LGD Program is responsible for mitigating farmer–predator conflict by 80 to 100%. Thanks to this great program, Namibia is known as the cheetah capital of the world.    For CCF Sponsorships: While your donation is nominally earmarked for your sponsored cheetah or project, we reserve the right to redirect your donation to CCF’s greatest need.
$1,000Value
Fund A Strategy To End IWT
CCF is working hard in the Horn of Africa to stop the Illegal Wildlife Trade of cheetahs that are being removed from the wild at a young age. These animals are being removed by rural communities in an attempt to either mitigate carnivore-livestock conflict or as young animals they are removed as part of the illegal trade for cheetahs as pets. The animals that are found and confiscated by the authorities require long-term care and CCF is working hard to provide it to them. Your support will help to care for these individuals as CCF works to create increased awareness of the role of the cheetah and end their removal from the landscape.   Somaliland Cheetahs by James Daugherty, United States Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) Board of Directors. The cubs photographed here are being cared for at a CCF safehouse in the horn of Africa     For CCF Sponsorships: While your donation is nominally earmarked for your sponsored cheetah or project, we reserve the right to redirect your donation to CCF’s greatest need.
$750Value
Fund A Strategy Habitat Loss
Habitat loss and habitat transformation poses a huge issue for much of Africa’s wildlife and has a marked effect on the population of many African predators, including cheetahs. CCF’s Biomass program looks to utilize the encroaching thickened thorn bush as a fuel and feed source while preventing the transformation of the habitat. The Biomass project is able to harvest as much as 10 tons of biomass per hectare and turn it into a burnable product – a Bushblok. Not only does it provide a fuel source but it also creates jobs for community members. The Biomass Technology Demonstration Center allows CCF to act as a hands-on classroom and example for an emerging industry in Namibia.     For CCF Sponsorships: While your donation is nominally earmarked for your sponsored cheetah or project, we reserve the right to redirect your donation to CCF’s greatest need.
$500Value
Fund A Scat Dog "Black Gold" Program
The value of Black Gold - scat dog detection.   Scientists at CCF’s “Life Technologies Conservation Genetics Laboratory”, which is located at the CCF Research and Education Centre in Otjiwarongo, in Namibia can identify individual animals and their degree of relatedness. This information is stored in the cheetah’s DNA, which we can be extract out of the cells of the animals’ blood, tissue and faeces or ‘scat’ (we call it Black Gold!).  Finding "Black Gold" can be very challenging. It is for this reason that we work so closely with the farmers, as their in-depth knowledge of their land, wildlife, and cheetah activity, including tracks and scat, leads to the success of our team. Many of the samples we find are at what are known to the farming community as cheetah ‘playtrees’. Cheetahs are known to use these marking sites and regularly visit them to leave ‘messages’ for other cheetahs in the form of urine and scat. Finding these trees can be of great help to establish a more long-term monitoring of the animals. And if we can find more scat then we can learn more about these animals.   To help CCF scientists find cheetah scat, CCF founded the Scat Detection Dog Programme in 2009. Our specially trained dogs are able to sniff out cheetah scat and point it out to their handlers. Your support helps CCF scientists gain very important genetic data. Thank you in advance for helping CCF find Black Gold.    For CCF Sponsorships: While your donation is nominally earmarked for your sponsored cheetah or project, we reserve the right to redirect your donation to CCF’s greatest need.  
$250Value
Fund A Student Activity
CCF’s Research and Education Centre in Namibia provides a training ground for early-career conservationists from around the world. Internships provide unrivaled opportunities for students to participate in field based conservation and research efforts. CCF works hard to afford these opportunities to Namibian university students studying everything from tourism and hospitality to veterinary medicine, genetics, and conservation. By supporting this program you will be offsetting the weekly cost of educating the next generation of Namibian conservationists, geneticists, environmental educators, and tourism professionals.     For CCF Sponsorships: While your donation is nominally earmarked for your sponsored cheetah or project, we reserve the right to redirect your donation to CCF’s greatest need.  
$100Value
Fund A Community (Woman's) Program
Support the professional development of one woman to learn (classroom and in the field) about sustainable raw material harvesting to create artisanal crafts from natural resources. The skills learned act to empower these female community members to be entrepreneurial and sell their handmade crafts for an income.   The CCF craft program impacts Namibian rural community members within the Greater Waterberg Landscape where the Cheetah Conservation Fund is located. The crafts that community members produce utilize both traditional techniques and materials alongside contemporary techniques and mediums. The craft program is one of CCF’s community-based initiatives to help improve the livelihoods of the rural communities while supporting CCF’s ongoing research, education, and conservation projects in Namibia. All products are hand made by community members living in rural Namibia, with a focus on sustainability and upcycling of materials.     For CCF Sponsorships: While your donation is nominally earmarked for your sponsored cheetah or project, we reserve the right to redirect your donation to CCF’s greatest need.
$50Value
Fund A General Need
A Sample of what $25 can do. Feed a Livestock Guarding Dog for one month Care for a resident cheetah for two days. Education for one student (1) lesson for school outreach on cheetah behaviour and conservation One farmer lesson about Livestock management “Predators on Livestock Farms” (FFA) Two days of food and supplements for one Cheetah One students supplies for a day at Camp Lightfoot     For CCF Sponsorships: While your donation is nominally earmarked for your sponsored cheetah or project, we reserve the right to redirect your donation to CCF’s greatest need.
$25Value
Fund A Need at Any Level
To fund a need or donate at any level. Just go to the top of your screen and push the DONATE button. Your donation at any level is greatly appreciated and thank you for supporting our cause. 
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