Newsletter – Jan 2024

Community children participating in the Plastic for Books Project

During the month, CWC awarded 5 beneficiaries of the secondary school bursary from the 2023 KCPE candidates. 3 of them are from the LUMO Community, and 2 of them from Samburu community. The three winners from LUMO represented three ranches, Lualenyi, Mramba and Oza. These students obtained 392, 382 and 348 marks, securing chances to join Kenyatta High School, Chogoria Girls High School, and Dr. Aggrey High School consecutively.

End Year Newsletter – Dec 2023

Welcome to the latest edition of our newsletter, where we bring you updates on our ongoing initiatives aimed at fostering community development and wildlife conservation.

Christmas Donation from Lions Bluff Staff

CWC distributed food packages to 10 families in communities neighbouring LUMO Conservancy for Christmas. This was a special donation from the staff at Lions bluff Lodge who had sacrificed to reduce their portions, for at least two meals a week, for more than a month, to make this package. The aim of this was to […]

Newsletter – Nov 2023

Community Engagement through drama activities

CWC visited Laghonyi Cultural Centre in Mnamu, which is run by Wadawida Wavini Gonda CBO, a traditional dancers and cultural group. The center is in a community conserved area having paranoic views of the Taita plains and Mt. Kilimanjaro, and is near caves with a very rich Taita history. The dancers engage themselves with two Taita traditional dances, Kishawi- without drums, and the Mwazindika- which includes drumming. They are planning to incorporate two other traditional dances, zeze and mshondo, to diversify their products.

CWC Eco Rangers

Community Clean up Project

On 16, September 2023, Community & Wildlife Conservation, launched CWC Eco Rangers. A movement that involves primary school pupils from age 8 years to 15 years, to create awareness of the importance of wildlife conservation among the primary school pupils, that is, the younger generation. A total of 155 pupils were enrolled into the movement. […]

CWC Eco Rangers- Maktau Primary School

CWC Eco Rangers of Maktau Primary School planned for a Tree Planting activity at Maktau Police Base. They had made an indigenous seedbed at their school compound as part of their environmental conservation project. From that, they had 35 indigenous seedlings for planting during the activity. They invited us to join, and our community liaison […]

National Tree Growing Day

On 13th November, 2023, National Tree Growing Day, CWC participated in a tree planting activity at LUMO Community Wildlife Conservancy. CWC contributed 600 seedlings out of the 1400 seedlings that were planted during the activity. Lions bluff Lodge staff, LUMO Conservancy management and staff, and over 200 community members participated. Among the dignitaries present were […]

Latika Primary Medical Check-Up

Dr. Berger and friends, visited Latika Primary School and general medical check-ups for pupils between 5 months to 10 years. A total of 42 pupils came, accompanied by parents and guardians. 30 students were from Latika Primary, while the other 12, were their siblings who had not yet joined school. All the children were checked, […]

Plastics For Books

The project kicked off on 16th September 2023, when a total of 31 primary schools were involved in a clean-up activity at the conservancy and collected two trunks of plastics. As a reward, each school received four books while some five. The activity pioneered the “Plastics for Books” project. During the month, the project kicked […]