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 […]

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 […]

Deserts are ‘medicine’ for all ailments!!???

We left the mountains with all the greenery…  Even thinking to ourselves… “What are we doing heading into the Kaisut desert!!!.”. The area is experiencing a proper drought again and YES life is hard… BUT its funny, we ALL loved being out there so much.. Camels loved the sand, the wind, the midday sun, the […]

Vital component of conservation.. FAMILY PLANNING!! and HAPPY DAYS!!!

Hurray!!!! Milgis has finally joined the dots of the ‘conservation’ circle!!!… TO ME, ONE IS NOT ‘DOING’ PROPER CONSERVATION UNTILL ONE INCLUDES FAMILY PLANNING IN THE EQUATION!!!   Welcome aboard Haller foundation!! We are delighted not only for the above reason, but Rene Haller is famous in Kenya, especially in my generation, probably world wide, […]