Believe in better
At Asilia, we are fortunate to be able to welcome our guests to some of the most special places on earth. Places of stunning natural beauty, teeming with wildlife and full of cultural significance. These areas are of exceptional value. Not just to our company or to the - often poor - communities living in and around them, but to all of us living on this planet, now and in the future.
We believe that our presence and your visit can make a lasting positive impact on nature and local livelihoods alike. By generating revenues, increasing opportunities for people to prosper and supporting efforts that preserve and ultimately expand pristine habitats. Our goal is to make a true difference everywhere we work.
We believe in better.
We pride ourselves in taking a pioneering approach: setting up camps and lodges in areas where tourism has little foothold and making long-term commitments to allow these places to thrive. Ultimately, bringing sustainable tourism to new areas can transform them into viable and lasting conservation-based economies, with perpetual revenue for both its people and protection of wildlife.
Whether we already have a presence or are exploring possibilities to venture into new lands, the key to making an impact is knowing where the greatest challenges lie. It starts with assessing the governance and management set-up, identifying voids, and establishing what the best course of action is to tackle the problems faced.
As a company we can do a lot, but not every challenge can be addressed by us. That is why we take a collaborative approach, working together with local communities, authorities, NGOs, and other companies to achieve the best possible long-term outcomes for the areas where we committed ourselves to. These partnerships allow us to identify where we can make the largest contribution and impact.
Areas We Support
Tarangire National Park spans 2,850 square kilometers (1,093 square miles) across northern Tanzania below the Rift Valley escarpment.
The Serengeti National Park spans an area of 12,950 sq km in Tanzania.
Rubondo Island is Africa’s largest island national park.
The Greater Mara is located in the southwest corner of Kenya, bordering Tanzania.
Located about 25 miles from the Tanzanian coast, Zanzibar is an archipelago that sits in the Indian Ocean.
Located in the middle of Tanzania, Ruaha National Park is the largest national park in Tanzania.
Causes we support
Communities & Education
We strive to improve livelihoods and economic opportunities of local communities in various ways. Ultimately, contributing to successful, conservation-based economies. ... Read More
From migratory birds to iconic African cats and endangered rhinos, critical species are being threatened by increasing pressures such as population growth, industrialization, insufficient management, improper protection, global climate change and more.... Read More
From coral reefs to vast African savannahs, we work to protect the lands and waters that people, animals and plants need to survive — now and in the future. ... Read More
Outreach & Research
Research and awareness strongly contribute to better prospects for the natural world and the livelihoods of individuals that depend on it. ... Read More
How you can make a contribution
Asilia Giving is an online platform for charitable giving — offering a way for individuals to offer support and stay connected to projects and initiatives in East Africa.
Funded by Asilia, the purpose of this online platform is to make giving money to projects in East Africa simple, traceable and rewarding. 100% of the online donation goes directly towards making a traceable difference on the ground.
Donate to charitable causes in the areas that Asilia operates in... READ MORE
Positive impact recognition
In 2014 Asilia won the Tourism for Tomorrow (WTTC) Business Award for being a leader in responsible tourism and making a positive impact on both tourism and communities by pioneering sustainability and collaborative conservation.
B CORP BEST FOR THE WORLD
Asilia Africa honoured as B Corporation 'Best For The World of 2013' for creating the most overall social and environmental impact
In 2012 Asilia became a Certified B-Corporation: committed to social & economic performance, transparency and accountability.
First Sustainable Safari/Lodge Company in Africa to receive a 5-star rating for Sustainability from GIIRS.
Responsible Hotels of the World
Naboisho Camp has been recognised for providing an authentic holiday experience in an environmentally and culturally responsible way.
Sustainable Tourism Eco-Certification
Oliver's & Sayari Camp have successfully completed the Sustainable Tourism Eco-Certification Program (STEP) and awarded 1-star Eco-Certification level