SAVE THE FROGS! is an international organization that has pioneered efforts to improve the welfare of frogs worldwide and has set up an international network of volunteers. The difficulties facing amphibians in Nepal is what attracted SAVE THE FROGS! Member & Scholarship Recipient Bandana Adhikari to the organization. With a Master’s in Environmental Science under her belt, she is keen to pursue a career in the field of wildlife and conservation.
For Manoj Pokharel, based in Nepal, frogs are “an irreplaceable part of nature” and it is their uniqueness that he finds so fascinating. What prompted him to become actively involved in conservation was the realization that despite their importance to the ecosystem, frogs and other amphibians are the most threatened group of organisms on the planet.
The SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana K-WRAP program has been saving frogs and habitat along the Wewe River in Kumasi since 2014, which has led to important advances in protecting the local amphibian population and promoting the involvement of local communities to participate in conservation.