• Laikipia Highland Games 2018

    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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  • Nairobi to Laikipia 23-4-2018

      Laikipia to Nairobi 23 April 2017 I was flown From the dust between the graves On a torrid blue sky Over parched land Dust devils swirling incessant On the thirsty Savannah My life blood flowing out To drench the seats of the craft Memory of stretchers, Masked doctors in blue Needles in my arms […]

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  • 35th Anniversary Emanuele 12-4-2018

    12th of April 1983 – 12th of April 2018 Emanuele’s death so soon after Paolo’s brought the inspiration and vision for the protection in perpetuity of Ol ari Nyiro, now despite the challenges, a lung of green, forest and thriving biodiversity amongst degraded landscapes. The trees of Acacia Xanthophloea I planted on the graves on […]

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  • Farewell 2017, Welcome 2018

    Dear Friends and Supporters This is an overdue newsletter, but I am sure you understand. I have been in and out of hospital for this last 8 months. My last surgery was last week and i have been discharged at Christmas. You have been such amazing supporters over the years, and during the time of […]

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  • KWS Hero Day 16-12-2017

    Aga Khan Hospital 17th December 2017 For surgery 18th My primary reason to postpone surgery date was to be able to attend Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) HERO DAY yesterday 16th Dec. to thank KWS David Kamwalo Muli (Ranger Service no 10893). Although injured on left hand in the course of duty, Kuti post LNC on […]

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  • Award 12-11-2017

    Nairobi, 12-11-2017 Here below are the details of the prestigious international Award Honoris Causa Gambrinus Mazzotti that Kuki Gallmann was given unanimously on the occasion of the XXXV edition of the Award in her native Italy. Below a short translated version of the original longer motivation -from Italian- and a synthesis of the translation of […]

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  • Ivory Petition 27-10-2017

    Dear friends, The biggest ivory bust in history just happened in Hong Kong. 1000 elephants were slaughtered for one shipment(!), only to end up as little trinkets on people’s coffee tables! Hong Kong is like Ivory Island — the industry is booming there. As long as it’s legal, more and more beautiful elephants will be […]

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