Richards promise of WATER… finally materialised!

It all started when Richard Gibson, a dairy farmer from Devon was chosen to be the star in the BBC programme ‘the toughest place to be a farmer ‘ .. He was brought out to this place called Mpagas where the Samburu and Rendille tribal people live.. Cattle are the  favorite and most cherished animal […]

A year in the ‘Milgis’ + a very fitting poem by D4 in these difficult times….

Thanks to Rachel in Australia who has kindly put this lovely colourful and fitting report together on the happenings in the ‘Milgis’ in the last year.. PLEASE TAKE TIME TO OPEN IT AND ENJOY!! If you want the map a bit clearer you just click on it and it goes live! https://indd.adobe.com/embed/6d034c2c-821c-44d6-a276-2c85dd72aff2?startpage=1&allowFullscreen=true   BUT again […]

A Milgis ‘medal for these GOOD People!!

because they have half killed themselves for the MILGIS TRUST and FOR ALL THAT WE BELIEVE IN!! All we can say is thank you all so sooooooooo very, very much!!  You are all STARS of the Milgis!.. and we are very proud of you…  There are several  people that deserve a medal for busting them […]

MAGIC!!

Northern Kenya has been transformed… all that worry of ‘where were the rains’ has all been forgotten, and we have been enjoying the fruits of it!! This is what we have been walking through day in, day out… The transformation of these desert lands to this is unbelievable… and you can imagine the smell’s… just […]

At last some rain!!! The Milgis is Smiling!

WE ARE ALL SMILING !!!!! For months and months every morning we would wake up to this…..YES totally unbelievably beautiful BUT not a cloud in the sky.. All over, animals dieing of thirst and starvation.. The scouts trying their best to help the wildlife survive, and every one willing and hoping for a cloud to rise […]

Elephant rescue.. and Vital projects for the future of the trust.. and porcupines!!

This Young elephant had slipped into this well 36 hours before and it was just luck that somebody passed by and saw him.. If we had not been on the end of a radio he would have baked in the hot sun inside this horror hole.. With in 5 minutes of hearing about it on […]

A gigantic wind fall from Norway!!.. From JUST AROUND THE ‘NEXT’ CORNER ART AUCTION!!..

Here we are again thanking people from outside Kenya for helping us save the future of this beautiful and extremely important eco-system!! For this totally extraordinary achievement we THANK our special friends and Milgis STARS Cecilie Malm-Brundtland (Milgis trustee) Annete Krosby (new Milgis Trustee), for days and days AND DAYS of tireless work to make […]

YOU CAN’T TALK ‘CONSERVATION’ UNTILL YOU’VE DEALT WITH THE NEEDS OF THE PEOPLE LIVING THERE!!

The Milgis Trust was started because this forgotten and totally unique part of the world needed some sort of protection.. The forests were burning and the Wildlife was disappearing!…. All sadly caused by humans… I’ve written plenty of blogs on the issue!!   BUT Its difficult to talk to a thirsty man in the desert […]