• Arson 25-4-2017

    Ol Ari Nyiro, 26th of April 2017 Another building burned yesterday. This time a Rangers base including all their kit.  This wave of terrorism continues unabated and Kuki’s attackers are STILL AT LARGE. We are working on solutions. For Kuki, The GMF team   Do you want to HELP us rebuild the Laikipia Nature Conservancy? […]

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  • Kuki shot 23-4-2017

    Ol Ari Nyiro, 23th of April 2017 Kuki Gallmann was shot this morning near her house in Ol Ari Nyiro. She is severely wounded, but currently in stable condition. As we are in shock and under siege, kindly follow the media for more news about the case. For Kuki, The GMF team      

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  • Arson 17-4-2017

    17 April 2017 Arson on the hills Orange tongues frame the horizon Smoke lifts in the wind -Deja vu- We are veterans sound of quick shots In the lugga Three officers patrol the dust that used to be my lawn. A striped hyena calls from the hills In the dry pond at Kuti no frogs […]

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  • Emanuele 12-4-2017

    12 April 1983 A morning of 34 years ago: One day of heat and sun at Kuti Like today. …” I stood to look at him from the door. Off he went in the light of the early morning …His shadow was long on the grass and the sun on his back streaked his hair […]

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  • Phoenix 3-4-2017

    MAJI YA NYOKA The air was hot and still The path was silent To the ruins I walked alone. A step at the time grey carpet of ashes Impalpable lifting and resettling The chimneys stood tall blackened incongruous accusing fingers Pointed to the sky. I found my rock, sat on it And thought a long […]

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  • Arson 31-3-2017

    The Waters of the Snakes It is a sacred place like the beginning of a journey – a place to dream and pray. You hear the sound of water, do not quite see the waterfalls it stirs your urge to explore. I spent time there in silence. After much soul searching driven by inspiration Like […]

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  • Drought 12-3-2017

    Dear Friends, Kenya President HE Uhuru Kenyatta in February 2017 declared the devastating Drought in Kenya a National Disaster. We had already began distribution of relief food to our immediate neighbours at 3 stations. Prices of basic commodities such as Maize have on meantime escalated. We had to order one week ago 10 bags of […]

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  • KBA 15-2-2017

    Dear Friends, I am extremely proud to share that the process of uploading the accreditation to IBA/KBA on the official Birdlife International website had been completed at last – the accreditation was confirmed in 2014: The Gallmann Memorial Foundation in Ol Ari Nyiro on Kenya Eastern Rift Valley Laikipia Plateau due to sustained protection of […]

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  • Ivory burning 01-5-2016

    Dear Friends, I went  back today  to the Ivory site to bring food and hot tea to the crew left to finish the job and clear the mess: As expected – hardly anyone there the day after-  passed yesterday’ glamour- red carpet, music  and speeches. Puddles, mud blackened shapes disintegrating in the rain. I thought […]

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  • Land of Hope 15-4-2016

    And so for the Smallest Kids Computers at Land of Hope .. Dear Friends, The beneficiaries of our Land of Hope community project kids may live in mud huts, may miss the basics facilities most take for granted, running water, electricity, regular meals and clean stimulating surroundings, but for sure they have spunk, resilience, great […]

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