WHAT'S SPECIAL ABOUT ODZALA
Odzala-Kokoua national park is part of the second largest coherent rainforest on earth, the Congo Basin. With 13.500 km2 the nature reserve is a small piece of Africa with a critical impact on the world climate. And herewith on the existence of nature, the animal kingdom and of course the people. Around 70 villages are located all along the border of the national park. The people of Odzala are to play an important role as protectors of the rainforest and its inhabitants.
The aim of the Odzala project consists of strengthening the people and supporting them in the battle against poaching and illegal deforestation. The support can be in the form of financial means, the construction of schools, opportunities for apprenticeships and jobs.
And you can help! Odzala can become an example for other exceptional places in Africa and in the rest of the world. Odzala has what it takes!
We believe in Odzala. In the people, the land, the awesome opulence of nature and animals. And we believe, that a peace- and successful coexistence of nature, animals and human kind can work. A network of life, supporting each other, go along together, affiliated respectfully.
A BIG ASSIGNMENT
The project focuses on the communities located all around the rainforest. The national park Odzala-Kokoua holds around 70 villages, some smaller than others. This is where those who have to protect and take care of the rainforest and its animals live: the people of Odzala. They have a massive task: To preserve their own means of existence and herewith the second largest rainforest on earth, one of the green lungs we all need to survive.
In our work, we want to create and link processes. Together with Odzala we want to invest in the future. In the conservation of a rainforest, that donates us the air we breath. Worldwide. Odzala is an unique project, being backed by a strong team. And also you are Odzala.