WHO PROTECTS US WHILE WE PROTECT THEM?
What is Ranger Protect?
The Ranger Protect project aims to garner financial support to ensure the well-being of Africa’s rangers and their families is improved through the provision of adequate insurance cover in the event of injury or death.
FOR ONLY R431 YOU CAN PROTECT A RANGER FOR AN ENTIRE YEAR.
The game rangers association has partnered with SATIB Insurance Brokers to create a unique product for rangers across Africa, offering cover 24/7, even when rangers are off duty.
What is the need?
Rangers across the world are subject to an increasing risk of life-threatening encounters. They operate in extreme environments, and in their efforts to protect our natural heritage, Face the risks associated with dangerous wild animals, Sickness and Community backlash.
With the increasing threat of armed poachers and militia groups, over 1000 rangers have lost their lives in the line of duty in the past 10 years. Wildlife rangers across the world are subject to an increasing risk of life threatening encounters.
In Africa, 40% of those surveyed by WWF were not covered by health insurance, 50% had no life insurance and 60% had no long term disability insurance.
How can you help?
Apart from their own welfare rangers also seek to have their families supported, should an unfortunate event occur. The GRAA has partnered with SATIB Insurance Brokers to create a unique product for rangers across Africa, called Ranger Protect.
Rangers are helped by donations from corporate sponsors and the public to cover the costs of this policy which is a mere R431 for an entire year’s protection.
What is Ranger Patrol?
Ranger Patrol is an exciting opportunity to meet these Rangers and engage with the work they do on a daily basis. Spend two nights out under the African skies, running/trekking between fly camps, showering under a tree, cooking over a fire, having conversations with the people that perform these extraordinary duties on a daily basis. Accompanying them on some of their duties.