You will spend time at Emoya and assist with the upkeep of the sanctuary and the care of the lions.

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Help us build homes, feed and care for the Big Cats

The Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary was opened by Savannah Heuser in 2012 and is situated on the Bahati Estate in the Vaalwater region of Limpopo province, South Africa. The sanctuary is home to 40 lions and 2 tigers which live in large, natural enclosures and receive food, rehabilitation, enrichment and veterinary care.

As a non-profit organisation, Emoya operates from the contributions of the Heuser family, its partners, volunteers, other contributors and through donations. The Bahati Volunteer Programme is an extraordinary opportunity to participate in farm life at Bahati and help care for the big cats.

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