* In Kenya, travelers visit private lodges built on the grounds of a Maasai group ranch that include views of extensive grasslands where migratory antelope and wildebeest roam. In return for the use of their land, the Maasai ranchers receive rent and a percentage of the travelers' fees. With these funds, they help protect wildlife and pay for health care and education for their children.
* In Alice Springs, Australia, the aboriginal people have developed a fascinating cultural and ecological tour with the assistance of an Australian anthropologist. On the 10-day tour, small groups of visitors stay in a bush camp managed by the local aboriginal people. Desert ecology is brought to life and evenings are spent dining on local specialties around the campfire with your hosts. All tour fees benefit the aboriginal people, enabling them to continue their traditions and share them with others.
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