Panda Guardians

Behind every one of our conservation programs are local communities committed to protecting red pandas and their habitat.

As a Panda Guardian, your monthly gift will provide alternative income opportunities that support sustainable livelihoods for the people living among the pandas.


Your gift will also foster gender equality and financial freedom for local women! 

As a Panda Guardian you will enjoy

Hassle-free, Automatic Monthly Donations


Knowing your donation is having the biggest impact - The ability to change or suspend your donation at any time. 

Being Part Of A Dedicated Team


Standing together with hundreds of fellow Panda Guardians committed to making a difference for red pandas. 

Seeing Your


Impact reports and exclusive stories from the communities committed to red panda conservation. 

Panda Guardians

Monthly Donations

Your gift will support all of our critical sustainable livelihood programs including improved cookstoves (learn about Stoves for Stewards), organic farming, sustainable herding, ecotourism, microenterprises, economic empowerment for women, education scholarships and nature guide training!

Donate 10$/mo
Boots for Forest Guardians

Your gift of $10 per month will protect the feet of a Forest Guardian with new gumboots as they monitor and protect red panda habitats.

Donate 21$/mo
Stoves for Stewards

Your gift of $21-a-month will become $42 — matched x2 by generous donors — and provide a Forest Guardian with an improved cooking stove that will protect their family's health while preserving red panda habitat!

Donate 50$/mo
Scholarships for Students

Your gift of $50 per month will provide a local student with an educational scholarship!

Donate 100$/mo
Communities for Conservation

Your gift of $100 per month will educate and empower an entire community to protect Red Pandas and their habitat!


Saprura Singa and child in front of new polyhouse. You can provide polyhouses to local women for only $12 a month!


Panda Guardian Leaders

Panda Guardians who give $50 USD or more each month.
Shiyuan Chen
Kennon Dickson Akifumi Yamamoto Melissa Villegas
Justin Fairchild Emma Griffin Simon Welker Nicole Petrosky
David Hettlinger Daniel Larison Benjamin Storandt Barbara McIntyre
Utku Gürkan Robbie Bourget  Jean-Marc Sujata  Simon Larsen
Laura Gugelmann  Hannah Myles  Family Gruner  Morgan Hunt
Kevin Hadley      


Stoves For Stewards - Donations Doubled!

Improving the health and livelihoods of local families while protecting the home of the endangered red panda through the distribution of improved cooking stoves (ICS).