Peace Shamuka

(Team Member)
Peace Shamuka was born in Kasane ,  grew up in Mabele village  west of Kasane town about 60 km. He started his primary education at Mabele Primary School. Traditionally Peace would join other boys to hunt birds, small animals, fishing , collecting honey and wild fruits while herding cattle. He managed to continue with his Junior secondary education at Chobe Community Junior Secondary School . With his determination and hard work he continued with his Senior secondary education in Maun  and Mater-Spei  Senior.  Peace enjoyed History ,  English literature and Human and Social  Biology. After school he was lucky to find his chosen  profession by chance and embarked  on becoming a professional guide.  He studied at the Botswana Wildlife Training Institute in Maun, qualified as a full Professional guide . Peace started his job a  professional guide with Muchenje safari lodge . After a short period at Muchenje he left and joined Go- Wild safaris.  Peace had the passion to experience and explore new areas. The new place at heart was to be in the Okavango Delta.  OKavango Wilderness Safaris was the company, Peace tried his lucky  and  was employed as a professional guide in 1999, at Kings Pool camp,Linyanti.  Wilderness Safaris has the most  rigorous wilderness guide training on the continent and the few that successfully complete  the training are well- versed in Zoology,  Entomology, Botany, current world affairs, cable to interpret  the language and the  signs of the wild, this will add great  value to experience of guests. Under the supervision of Peter Allison , was pleased with Peace ‘ competence  and he was transferred to Dumatau  Camp to become a Head guide . If you ask Peace he will not stop telling you that it was the best seven years, as he have had some many adventures and amazing life time stories.  Peace was lucky enough to meet the best guide in Southern Africa and guide Trainer  Benson Siyawareva, spending quality good years with Benson in Linyanti was an advantage for this young man to learn from the  walking encyclopedia.  Peace is an exceptional guide with excellent sense of humour , natural relaxed and cheerful. If you looking forward for a life time adventure join him on safari. Peace  was one of the well respected guide in Wilderness safaris, he guided VIP guests and was requested by many guests who visited Dumatau camp,  because of his reputation. During his time in Dumatau  camp Peace was a mentor to new guides . Peace had an opportunity  to work for Conservation Cooperation of Africa ( CCA),then andbeyond for eight years, he was one of the best rated guide and knowledgeable on mobile safaris, passionate and enthusiasm for wildlife conservation. Peace believed that each of his guests should have an authentic safari experience which will change their lives.
Peace established Last Eden safaris in 2011 ,  he now leads safaris for his company throughout Botswana ‘ National Parks  and Game Reserves , being Chobe National Park , Savuti, Moremi Game Reserve,  Okavango Delta , Nxai Pans/ Makgadikgadi  National Park , Central Kalahari Game reserve ( CKGR) and Tsodilo Hills , west of the Okavango Delta. Peace is passionate about wilderness , much of his spare time is spent in wilderness taking photographs , he is a keen photographer. Peace has travelled to other parks in Southern Africa, Kguger National Park, Phinda in Kwazulu Natal, Madikwe and Etosha  in  Namibia.  Peace regularly travels to Germany , France,  Brussels  and the UK.
Professional jobs , Peace is a Diploma holder in Modern Management  and Administration, a Diploma holder in Human Resource Management and Personnel  and a Diploma  holder in Hotel Operations and Administration. Peace has worked for the Department of National Parks  and Game Reserves  under the capacity of Honorary Wildlife Officers for several years.  Peace have had  several position in executive committee for  Botswana Guides Association ( BOGA) ,as  Vice Secretary , currently holding a position as  Secretary General of the Botswana Guides Association.  When at house he enjoys  reading motivational books and plays electronic keyboard.