Salani Gambule is from a village in Gambule, in the north east of Botswana. His fondness for flora and fauna led him to join Xigera Safari Lodge as a professional safari guide in 2020. His first safari experience was at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park (Florida, USA) where he was a part of Disney’s International Cultural programme between 2009 - 2010.
He is currently pursuing a diploma in Zoology by distance learning though the Centre of Excellence (UK). Salani also holds a BA in Environmental Science and Sociology from the University of Botswana. Whilst working for Disney World, he completed courses in Organisational Leadership and Corporate Communications. He wants to continue his academic study and pursue a Masters in Natural Resources Management and Conservation.
Salani is currently working on writing articles for the blog, exploring various topics such as, our wildlife species and our green initiatives, for example, how Xigera uses and conserves energy and reticulate our water.