UP’S AND DOWN’S OF 2022… + a report on the last 16 months Milgis work..

The DOWN of course is the everlasting drought Northern Kenya seems to be enduring.. The UP is the incredible resilience shown by the people and animals, wild and tame living there!! DOWNS.. we’ve had some terrible fires in the mountains.. Our valuable water towers.. This fire on the south side of the Ndotos destroying an […]

ALL this in memory of ‘Lene Maria’!

Lene Maria lost her life on Utoyia Island about 11 years ago in the most terrible mass shooting imaginable.. She was just 18 and already putting her mind to helping others, and she started really showing interest in water issues in Northern Kenya.. The Bergum family in her memory started the ‘Lene Maria for clean […]

DROUGHT…. Wildlife fairing well … incredible!

We are all aware of the drought in East Africa.. In our area the rains have been very sporadic and patchy for well over two years now…. ‘its keeping us all on our toes’ and we just keep thinking positive thoughts for rain, and lots of it !! In the mean time I have been […]

THESE RED SKY’S???!!!!

Every one was hoping when Jupiter and Venus passed each other it was going to bring the rain?? (You can see them above Mt Kenya .. Jupiter below Venus above..) AND IT DID COME.. the next day huge puffy thunderous clouds, lots of noise, massive downpours in patches!.. Floods and all.. BUT two days later […]

conversation on conservation!.. + ‘our’ desert giraffes..

Action.. Schools.. the Government schools are rather drab and unexciting and our scouts try to lift the spirits of the students by talking about every day life with nature, and where they MUST NOT GO WRONG!! For some reason ??!! Children are nervous when they see people in uniform, SO its important to teach them […]

Easing life for the thirsty

On the 17th of September we had a wonderful inch of rain through out the Ndotos, and the surrounding areas.. After so many months of incredible heat and wind it was JUST AMAZING!! It was gentle all night rain out of the blue, which was a saviour to all living creatures.. … Only problem was […]