27 10, 2018

GRACE Director wins international award for compassionate conservation

2018-10-27T18:43:28-05:00October 27th, 2018|

We are thrilled to announce that Jackson Kabuyaya Mbeke, DRC Director for Gorilla Rehabilitation and Conservation Education (GRACE) Center, has been named the winner of the 2018 Virginia McKenna Compassionate Conservation Award given by the Born Free Foundation (see official announcement). The award provides support and recognition for outstanding conservationists and carers who place a high [...]

13 12, 2017

Jeanny Misave

2017-12-20T00:13:42-05:00December 13th, 2017|

Jeanny Kahindu Misave Jeanny was born and raised in Bingi, North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The youngest of 12 children, she grew up in a mountain village near Tayna Nature Reserve where the community makes a living from agriculture and raising livestock. At the age of 26, Jeanny graduated from the Tayna Center [...]