Big Life Foundation was founded by photographer Nick Brandt and conservationist Richard Bonham in September 2010 as the only organization that funds and supports coordinated cross-border anti-poaching operations in East Africa.
Since its inception, Big Life has expanded to employ over 315 rangers, with 31 outposts and 15 vehicles protecting 2 million acres of wilderness in the Amboseli-Tsavo ecosystem. The poachers keep them incredibly busy. At last count there were only 420,000 elephants in Africa, down from 1.2 million in 1980.
The goal of this fundraiser is to help Big Life’s Rombo Camp, the most remote of the Big Life outposts. The Rombo Camp rangers patrol a dangerous and isolated area that poachers use to access Tsavo from Tanzania. The area that they defend is critical for the elephants from Tsavo who rely on the water in this area during the dry season. This vast and rugged range is extremely difficult to safeguard and it is through the dedication of the Rombo Camp rangers that there has been a substantial reduction in poaching operations in this region.

Click Here to Donate and enter "Rombo Fund" in the “comments” field so we can track our progress toward meeting our goal. 

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Some of the rangers from the Rombo team standing
in front of the Rombo patrol vehicle.
Our goal is to raise $50,000 to meet the Rombo outpost's operating expense through 2015.

100% of all of your donations will go directly into the field to fund the Rombo outpost.





Help Us Reach Our Goal!

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Photo by Megan Rudolph

Click Here to Donate and enter "Rombo Fund" in the “comments” field so we can track our progression.

You can also donate by sending a check to the following address:


Big Life Foundation USA
5847 NE 75th Street, Suite A-104
Seattle, WA  98115

Map of where Big Life Outposts are located in Kenya and Tanzania.

Thank you so very much for your help - we are tremendously grateful for your support! 

We encourage you to please share this page with friends and colleagues who you think can help us in the fight for elephants.


Ryan & Megan Rudolph and Paige Hammer 


Big Life Foundation USA is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization. Please consult with your professional tax advisor pertaining to the tax deductibility of your donations. 

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