Camping out with ASSETS, Kenya

$30

 

 

Your gift will enable a Kenyan student to attend the ASSETS camp: a unique adventure, discovering the wildlife of the local coral reefs and rockpools, dry coastal forests and mangrove-fringed creeks.

Description

Through the provision of secondary school scholarships, A Rocha Kenya’s Arabuko-Sokoke Schools and Ecotourism Scheme (ASSETS) meets the economic and social needs of communities living around Arabuko-Sokoke Forest and Mida Creek, two of the most important sites for conservation in all Africa. Children and their parents learn about the global significance of their local environment and become involved in practical conservation activities.

One of the goals of ASSETS is to mentor beneficiaries so that they can become Kenya’s future conservationists. So, during the April and August school holidays, selected students are invited to take part in the ASSETS camp and treated to all the good food and hospitality that Mwamba (the A Rocha field study centre) has to offer. The week is packed with activities: games, talks and outings to the forest and Mida Creek. The students also explore the reefs and rockpools of Watamu Marine National Park, which for most of them, is their first opportunity to swim or snorkel.

What do you get?

Following checkout you will receive the links to download two versions of the e-card (one formatted for emailing, one for printing at home). For a card mailed either to you or the gift recipient, please add our free printed gift card to your basket. You can personalize it with a message in the shop checkout.

Delivery within the UK is free, but you may like to add an optional contribution to help us cover our costs. International delivery charges apply.

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