The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is a small, flexible charity, established in 1977 to honour to memory of a famous Naturalist, David Leslie William Sheldrick MBE, the founder Warden of Tsavo East National Park in Kenya, where he served from its inception in 1948 until his transfer to Nairobi in 1976 to head the Planning Unit of the newly created Wildlife Conservation & Management Department. David died 6 months later but his legacy of excellence and the systems he installed for the management of Tsavo and wildlife generally in Kenya, particularly in the sphere of wildlife husbandry and ethics, lives on.
As a registered UK charity the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is able to accept donations, which will be used to support the Trust’s work in Kenya. The UK Charity receives no government funding for its work and is wholly dependent on the generosity of supporters to undertake crucial animal protection and wildlife conversation projects in Kenya.
Please visit the official website to find out more about the important conservation work we do.