136 animals rescued. 83 released back into the wild. 5,500 children and 110 schools engaged in our education programmes. A 94% custodial conviction rate for wildlife crime. Six campaigns delivered on wildlife and forestry issues.

This is what we were able to achieve last year thanks to your support! On behalf of our whole team, a huge thanks to everyone who championed our work in what was an incredibly challenging period. I'm proud to say that, despite facing enormous hurdles as a result of the pandemic, we have emerged with renewed conviction to achieve our mission - to save wildlife, campaign for conservation justice and inspire people to value and protect nature in Malawi. 

I hope you enjoy reading our new Impact Report as well as our other latest news below. 

Jonny Vaughan
Help wildlife thrive
Check out our new Impact Report! 
It was a year like no other. But - from rescuing pangolins and upgrading our wildlife centre to supporting the authorities in the fight against wildlife and forest crime - last year we continued being a force for nature in Malawi. The achievements in this report reflect the amazing community of partners and supporters who support us to protect Malawi's wildlife and wild places - thank you for being with us every step of the way!
Explore report →
Friendship and freedom for Pretzel 
Pretzel came to us last year with a severe case of rickets and permanent damage to her skeleton after being kept illegally as a pet. But there's no stopping this little baboon. Over the past few months Pretzel has grown leaps and bounds in confidence, made new friends and moved into a brand new home with her troop!
Read Pretzel's story →
As part of our project to combat poaching in the Malawi-Zambia transboundary area we hosted a meeting in Kasungu National Park with seven Traditional Authorities to support local communities in their efforts to protect wildlife in the area. The event also featured a demonstration from Malawi's Wildlife Detection Dog Unit. Huge thanks to IFAW and GIZ for supporting this important work! 
Find out more →
Good news for our local supporters: the nature trails at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre will re-open from tomorrow! Come and enjoy a stroll or a run through the forest wilderness, with trails of 1km, 2km and 3.5km available. There is no entry fee but donations are appreciated and will be used to support our wildlife rescue work - please leave what you can in the donation box at reception!
Visit LWC →
Malawi's High Court recently dismissed an attempt by a major plastics manufacturer to seek a stay order against the ban on thin plastics. Read more.

An encouraging new report by the Economist Intelligence Unit and WWF shows that, across the world, awareness, engagement and action for nature is on the rise. Read more.
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Lilongwe Wildlife Trust
Email: comms@lilongwewildlife.org
Postal Address: PO Box 1646, Lilongwe, Malawi