Who is Pratik Patel?
How are we different?
There are many great organizations doing tremendous work in Africa. Each have their own paths which all must be explored and work that must be done to save the precious wildlife of Africa.
So how is AWT different? One man. Pratik Patel, a third generation Tanzanian.
The African Wildlife Trust (AWT )was founded and developed by this ONE man’s love of African elephants and the tremendous losses that are being seen from scourge of poaching.
He grew up playing barefoot in the Serengeti with Grub, Jane Goodall’s son. His family has been involved in the safari tourism business for over four decades in Tanzania.
Pratik is currently CEO of Safari Legacy, an ecotourism company . He has seen and been directly affected by the poaching crisis that is experiencing over 60 or more elephants A DAY being poached for their ivory.
At this rate elephants will be disappear in Tanzania in 5 years and be extinct in Africa in 8-10 years.