• News 20-10-2016 – Land of Hope

    The Day the Ocean Reached the Savannah / Land of Hope update Dear Friends It was a festive day when Patrick Apetet – irrepressible grin of satisfaction splitting his face – arrived with a hired car, an electrician, a technician, and the largest TV screen on the market, – complete with DVD player, and the […]

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  • News 18-10-2016 (LHG)

    Dear Friends After a full moon night The morning began with a wind that gave wings to the hundreds flags.     First to arrive our proud builders team – they had spent weeks perfecting the arena: with a lilth in their step, moving in synchrony   – last touches, a post, a rope, a […]

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  • News 25-8-2016

    Up go the Flag Poles Up go the flag poles On the verdant fields Roll roll the marker on the runners track Staff eager smiling working Long hours Once again they will be proud hosts.My field office is set To encourage the team. Next to the old olive I sit once again- Saved from the […]

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  • News 01-05-2016

    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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  • News 15-04-2016

    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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  • News 12-04-2016

    12 APRIL 1983 – 12 APRIL 2016 Dear Friends, Bolero with birds at the graves, and our dogs, and my love and longing. A glass breaks on the tombstone. 33 years. Today I renew my pledge of dedication to Ol Ari Nyiro, to its creatures to its hills and springs. You will never grow old. […]

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  • News 16-01-2016

    Dear friends of the environment, REF: illegal traffic/ Sandalwood Dear all, Sandalwood Acting on an intelligence tip and after months of stalking – a team composed by KWS, AP and Wildlife Rangers from Laikipia Nature Conservancy, managed to impound possibly one of the largest sandalwood hauls ever- estimated in excess of 14 tons. One suspect […]

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  • News 15-12-2015

    Dear Friends, In December it is customary to stop a moment, take a deep breath, and look back at what the year has brought-and taken away. 2015, like all years past, brought us dramas and triumphs, losses and lessons, we took all in our stride, and we move own, older. . . -wiser?- firm and […]

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  • News 15-10-2015

    Dear Friends, With pride and humbled by nature endurance I send this report that confirms the triumph of Ol Ari Nyiro resilience in front of the most dire of challenges: Our biodiversity list -we are told- due to constant research since the late ’80s, is possibly the most extensive in Kenya already; and still, every […]

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