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Our Community Outreach Projects

Over the years, we at Gamewatchers Safaris and Porini Camps have participated in various projects within our partner communities and the conservancies.

We support a number of life-changing initiatives to which our clients are invited to make contributions.



Donations go a long way in assisting the communities surrounding the conservancies and leave a life-long impression in their lives.

The focus of our Community Outreach Projects is on three core areas:




See below for more details of our current projects. For more information - or to make a donation to one or more of these important initiatives - please click here to contact our Commercial Director Dr Mohanjeet Brar.

We can arrange for your contribution to be collected by credit / debit card (Visa or Mastercard) via our secure online payment system.

Your generosity goes a long way and we will send you updates on how your donations have been utilised in the community.

Thank You


Client Donations to date from January 2014: US $15,445

We are very grateful to the following clients for their kind contributions to the projects listed below:
Amy Lee, Barbara and Peter Gifford, Barbara Douglas, Carol Robert, Caroline Mulvin, Frank Carsten Thiel, Grant Leach, Jatin Mava, Jenny Tucker, Jim Sandler, Maria Tyrell, Melissa Schmidt, Qing Dong, Rob Shaw-Fuller, Robert Nimkoff, Roger Edgerly
Sui-Chun (Kim) Liu, William Bredall & William Forrest
Our grateful thanks also go to:
  • Penny Bosworth for her donations towards the Tree Planting Project at Iloirero Primary School
  • Phil Edwards & Sabrina Blauvelt for their purchase of school uniforms for Iloirero Primary School
  • Nicole Goodfellow for her contribution to kitchen renovations at Oloibor Murt Primary School
  • Richard & June Doig for raising $1,000 from contributions to celebrate  their Ruby Wedding Anniversary for the purchase of school shoes for the 50 youngest pupils at Ol Kinyei School

Thank you all !


    Ol Kinyei Bursary Fund

    Ol Kinyei Bursary Fund

    We are supporting the families of Ol Kinyei with our Bursary Fund, alleviating some of the financial burden of the childrens' education.

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    Koiyaki Guiding School

    Koiyaki Guiding School Scholarship Fund

    The Koiyaki Guiding School provides tourism training for the Maasai. The Scholarship Fund creates opportunities for promising youth who show a passion for wildlife and conservation, but who may not be able to afford the school fees.

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    Porini Boma Programme

    Porini Boma Strengthening Programme

    We aid the local Maasai in reinforcing their traditionally constructed bomas to help prevent predators from entering the Maasai village and livestock enclosures. The reinforced bomas ensure that predators that target their natural prey are no longer threats to the community. 

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    Porini Conservancies Rangers

    Porini Conservancies Rangers Programme

    Rangers are the backbone in ensuring wildlife and habitat security in Kenya's Parks, Reserves and Conservancies. As our conservancies have grown, so has the need for more rangers. We ensure that our partner communities see a direct benefit from this initiative as we employ 100% of our rangers from within the local villages.

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    Provision of Water to local villages

    Provision of Water to Selenkay Villages

    As part of our pledge to support the communities from which we lease conservancy land, we have improved access to safe water with the provision of water tanks. The project now raises funds towards the cost of the ongoing water deliveries.

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    St Lazarus Community School

    St Lazarus Community School

    We support the St Lazarus Community School in Nairobi's Kibera area (the most populated slum in sub-Saharan Africa). The school was established to help the numerous disadvantaged children in the community gain access to an education, shelter and healthcare.

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