“ Save the Tiger Campaign” is another Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative of Raaika Tours & Treks Pvt. Ltd. The campaign SAVE THE TIGER primarily focuses on the two national parks and one wild life conservation areas located in the west low-lands of Nepal – Bardia National Park, Banke National Park and Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve to raise awareness among the local people about the importance of protecting the rare wildlife species.
The campaign aims to raise awareness regarding the tiger’s habitat where the local communities are well informed about the importance of tiger and utmost priority given to their well being. This would lead to an increase in the number of tigers thus promoting the region as a well known tourist destination. With more inflow of tourists, this region would be well developed in turn improving the living standard of the local community. In this manner the campaign aims to benefit both- the tiger and the local community – a win-win situation for both.
The campaign launched in 2015 intents to bring together the local community in spreading awareness regarding the existing scenario of the wildlife, poaching and illegal wild life trade and also the importance of the tiger in maintaining the eco-system. The campaign encourages anti-poaching activities, educating people and brining societal changes through awareness programs.
The camping also focuses on the younger generation reiterating the challenges faced and ways to overcome them. This campaign is in its initial phase. With active participation, genuine commitment and continuous support from local community, schools, colleges and local entrepreneurs the campaign endeavors to create awareness through speech, pamphlets and different Medias for effective result in protecting the wildlife and keeping the roar alive.
The ultimate goal of the campaign is to increase the tiger population and attract more number of tourists into the region and help contribute to improving the living standard of the locals through the sustainable wildlife tourism.
We would like to call upon all the interested individuals and organizations to join hands with us to make this campaign a grand success.