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08/09/16

"By engaging the youth, we are shaping the future." John Kinoti, Lewa's Community Development Manager. One of Lewa's key development objectives is to engage young people from the neighbouring communities, recognising that their understanding of conservation imperatives is key in securing a future for... more

08/09/16

The Northern Rangelands Trust's Chief Programmes Officer Tom Lalampaa has got another accolade to add to his list. Tom has just been awarded the Bright Award for Environmental Sustainability from Stanford University, USA.  The Bright Award was created by a gift from Raymond E. Bright in 2007 on... more

06/09/16

On the 30th and 31st of January this year, citizens, scientists and conservationists came together to count and collect photographic data on the world's rarest zebra, the Grevy's, a species that almost exclusively is now found in the Laikipia-northern Kenya ecosystem.  The Grevy's zebra - easily distinguished by... more

05/09/16

Sarah Watson, Tusk Trust's Director of Programmes, our CEO's wife, a passionate nature lover and an ardent marathoner, recently run one of the world's toughest races to raise funds in support of wildlife rangers. Sarah was joined by Pete Newland, Lewa's Security Consultant, in this wild adventure that saw them run 250 km... more

27/07/16

"A comprehensive vaccination programme is a cornerstone of good public health and will reduce inequities and poverty." World Health Organization. Providing accessible, affordable and quality healthcare to neighbouring communities continues to be one of Lewa's key priorities. Through the Healthcare Programme... more

04/07/16

Lewa's most anticipated annual event, the Safaricom Marathon organised in conjunction with Tusk Trust, took place last weekend with 1,256 people running the half marathon, while a few, 148, braved the full marathon. 183 children took part in the 5km children's race, and over 5,000 spectators came to cheer on the... more