In line with the many and diverse advantages of an aerial perspective, over the years The Bateleurs has supported an extensive list of beneficiaries with a wide-ranging (and sometimes surprising) list of objectives: counting cranes’ eggs in nests, from the air, comes to mind.
60% of missions are for conservation or environmental NGOs.
15% of missions are for government and policy-makers within government
and related agencies.
15% of missions are for representatives of the media, engaged with documentary
research and/or investigative journalism.
10% of missions are for the youth and affected communities in respect of various environmental matters.
All flight requests are reviewed by the full Board of Directors, and there must be a minimum of three positive responses before a flight request can be approved.