Dedicated to creating a peaceful future for elephants in Southern Tanzania, and beyond

Where We Work

We work across southern Tanzania in the critical elephant ecosystems of Ruaha, Udzungwa and Selous. Together these areas are home to about half of East Africa’s elephants.

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Right: National Parks (dark green) and Game Reserves (light green) of Tanzania, showing the three ecosystems that form the focus of STEP’s work. Together with Forest Reserves and Nature Reserves, approximately 23% of the land cover of Tanzania has some form of wildlife-related protection.