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A Community Of African Adventurers for Biodiversity Conservation
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The Expeditionists Foundation is a public benefit organisation focused on providing support towards the protection, conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity in Africa and the empowerment of communities living within and outside the boundaries of wildlands and natural environments in Africa.

MISSION

Our mission is to conserve and protect biodiversity, wildlife and wild places in Africa through research, exploration, and content based expeditions.
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VISION

We envision a world where biodiversity is valued, conserved, restored and wisely used, maintaining biodiversity ecosystems, sustaining a healthy planet and delivering benefits essential for all people.
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OBJECTIVES

Our objectives are to encourage exploration, engagement, education and empowerment in biodiversity conservation and utilization for a sustainable Africa for all.
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MISSION

Our mission is to conserve and protect biodiversity, wildlife and wild places in Africa through research, exploration, and content based expeditions, sustainable ecotourism and the engagement, education and empowerment of African communities through policy, advocacy and entrepreneurial support.

VISION

We envision a world where biodiversity is valued, conserved, restored and wisely used, maintaining biodiversity ecosystems, sustaining a healthy planet and delivering benefits essential for all people.

OBJECTIVES

• Provide policy, advocacy, education, and solutions on biodiversity, wilderness and wildlife conservation and sustainable practices of use through research, exploration and content based expeditions • Provide funding for biodiversity, wilderness and wildlife conservation and sustainable living projects and charities in Africa • Assist in the enterprise development of ecotourism businesses as vehicles of sustainable tourism and conservation • Support Summits With A Purpose’s youth education and skills development projects • • Lead the next generation of African scientists and explorers
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EXPEDITIONISTS

An expeditionist is an African adventurer who takes on an expedition as a journey with a specific purpose. They are our African heroes.

Lelo Elvis Munis

Born from my passion for the exploration and preservation of our planet, I founded El Mundo Safaris and co founded Expeditionists to offer an exciting journey of discovery and experiences to jaw-dropping scenery andencounters with the natural world.
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Saray N'kusi Khumalo

Saray Khumalo is a Mandela Libraries Ambassador who has dedicated her 7 Summits project to building libraries for schools in South Africa.
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Tom Ulysses Da Silva

Tom Ulysses Da Silva is a photographer, writer, pyro fire twirler, skateboarder, fruit picker, explorer and a wilderness field guide in South Africa. The Aussie counter-part of the Nitty Gritty Nomads expedition team.
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EXPEDITIONS

Our expeditions are journeys of specific purposes, be scientific, social, individual or record based. Make sure you explore our epic expeditions and donate towards a expedition of your choice.
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Custom made tents and final preparations

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Jan 25, 2018

The trial and tribulation of planning

Exploring a risky business

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Oct 23, 2017

Why do we explore? What makes one person go out and seek adventure, and another stay at home?

500 sunsets- Solo on foot around the tip of Africa

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Sep 10, 2017

In January of 2018 I am setting out on a solo expedition to walk the entire coastline of South Africa and Mozambique. A distance of more than 5700 km. This journey will take twenty months to two years to complete.

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CHARITIES

Expeditionists is all about giving back. These are a few of the charities and causes we work closely with to help them reach their full potential.
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SPONSORS and PARTNERS

Sponsors and donors are the backbone of our objective to support advocacy, research, exploration and educational expeditions that establish biodiversity conservation and utilization for a sustainable Africa for all. We work closely with our sponsors and donors in protecting, conserving and utilizing critical biodiversity ecosystems for a sustainable future for all.
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