Monthly Archives: August 2013

WHY WILDLIFE CONSERVATION IS KEY TO THE SURVIVAL OF THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY IN EAST AFRICA

Increasingly in East Africa, media reports on poaching and trafficking of game ornaments has become so common that rarely a week passes without mainstream press covering such events. Sadly, these stories are no longer ‘breaking news’ stories. On average, there will be a haul of illegal game trophies found either on key gate-ways to the […]

Terns Return To Turtle Rock

A Rocha Kenya is blessed to be located close to a colony of Roseate Terns, a species of seabird that must return from sea in order to breed. It is quite a priviledge because Kenya does not have many breeding seabirds. And recently we were excited to discover a small number of the terns have […]

New ASSETS Community Centre opens at Gede

A little perseverance goes a long way… On August 6th A Rocha Kenya celebrated the long-awaited opening of A Rocha’s Gede office and community centre. The project has been more than ten years in the making; ‘It’s been a long gestation period; many hurdles were encountered, but we overcame them all,’ said Stanley Baya, ASSETS […]