Tusk supports more than 60 field projects in 19 African countries that not only work to protect wildlife, but also help to alleviate poverty through sustainable development and educationamongst rural communities who live alongside the wildlife. HRH the Duke of Cambridge became the charity’s Royal Patron in 2005 and has been a proactive supporter of Tusk’s work ever since.
The team was be supported by a third member, Joy Singarayer, who acted as UK ‘mission control’. In addition Ben’s sister, Bex Manners, supported the teams fundraising efforts through Bex Rox.
Bex Rox produced two limited edition jewellery pieces and donated 50% of the sale proceeds to their cause.