• Drought 18-4-2019

    Dear Friends It is now over ten years since I decided to help our neighbours substantially over the stress of the long droughts and consequent food and water scarcity here in Ol Ari Nyiro, Laikipia Nature Conservancy on the Great Rift Valley of Kenya. Much has happened since, in Kenya and all the world over. […]

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  • Emanuele 12-4-2019

      A day of sun and wind  and birds at Kuti, and I remember a still morning of sun in April, thirty six years ago.    12 April 1983   Life burns quickly on the Highlands of Kenya, where the skies are closer and every day something new happens. Exciting challenges make one grow faster. […]

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  • 2018 – Another year has gone

      THE GALLMANN MEMORIAL FOUNDATION NEWS FROM KENYA 2018      2018 ANOTHER YEAR HAS GONE, THE HILLS REMAIN THE SAME.   In the garden a thousand birds crowd the bowls and at the Kuti camp, I see tracks of the old leopard. Elephants trumpet at the water trough, and in the night come the buffalo, […]

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  • Elephant Rescue 5-11-2018

    5/11/2018 Location : Kuti I just had a visual of a male elephant casualty of 29/10/2018 at my house at Kuti. Salt and drinking at Water tank corner of my garden. It appears he was in his herd of approx 15+ last night. They had drunk both water tanks empty ! Limps but condition seems […]

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  • Elephant Rescue 29-10-2018

    29/10/2018 Ol Ari Nyiro / LNC Elephant Incident operation interim report Good evening. A young male elephant -part of a large herd- in the Centre Dam area of LNC limping, with a very swollen front right leg was reported to me, early AM by LNC OP Manager Mark Laurence and I communicated by return with […]

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  • Laikipia Highland Games 2018 – Report

    The Laikipia Highlands Games (LHG) – Sports for Peace “All I yearned for, in those long months of hospitals and forced immobility, was to be back in Laikipia and to be able to walk with my loyal staff, holding their hands, carrying our banner, for the 10th Anniversary of the Laikipia Highlands Games- Sports for […]

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  • Laikipia Highland Games 2018 – Preview

    The Laikipia Highlands Games (LHG) – Sports for Peace  The LHG are an annual event held yearly at Bogani ya Dume, Laikipia Nature Conservancy, on the highlands of West Laikipia, in loving Memory of Emanuele Pirri-Gallmann, a young man who loved Kenya, his People and Nature lived, and rests in Ol Ari Nyiro where he […]

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  • Ricordo Treviso 8-6-2018

    For the 40th anniversary of the La Tribuna di Treviso (Italian Daily) I wrote the piece below: Published on 8th June 2018 “La Tribuna di Treviso” Kuki Gallmann RICORDO TREVISO “Il Veneto e’ come l’Africa….ci crescono le palme e ci maturano le banane” Cino Boccazzi Il Mezzogatto Treviso: pochi luoghi evocano nei loro abitanti la […]

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  • World Environment Day 5-6-2018

    Tuesday 5th of June 2018, Ol Ari Nyiro Today June 5th is WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY.🌿🐘🐾🍃. Please -wherever you are- take the time to plant an indigenous tree! This is an appeal particularly to the youth and the teachers and school children. I remember a Laikipia West covered by uninterrupted forest from Nyahururu to Ol Ari […]

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  • World Migratory Bird & Tree Planting Day 12-5-2018

    Saturday 12th of May 2018, Ol Ari Nyiro Today is World Migratory Bird Day and Tree Planting Day.  Two important days in one for us at the Gallmann Memorial Foundation. Let’s have a look how we celebrated this day over the last years at Ol Ari Nyiro and how we celebrated it this year: 2006 […]

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