We understand the drought is really biting now and not only is the borehole serving the immediate community but people and vehicles are coming from miles around to fetch water. Read Gordon and Anne’s report here and see the pictures of their visit.
As always a fantastic turnout for this event. Our local supporters are really behind this cause and we raised over £1700 along with additional donations. Two of our original supporters Gordon and Anne have just recently been to Kenya and visited the water project. They returned just in time to join us for the night […]
On June 12th 2016 we landed in Nairobi eager to see the village of Mpagas, all involved in implementing the project and the project itself. This was the culmination of over three and a half years of fundraising. This time, as our trip was not under the umbrella of the BBC we could enjoy the […]
Work progressing well on digging / laying pipes to supply points and protecting the borehole.
Following major delays the drilling rig finally arrived and hit a massive supply of water at 48 metres. This is about 8 to 10 times more water than required for our project. The water is of good quality. The villagers were quick to arrive on the scene and the thirsty livestock enjoyed the water first […]
On the 4th/5th February the drilling team went to Mpagas and conducted their drilling and environmental survey. Once the official report is back we will get a timeline for the rig to head up to site. Here are the pictures of the visit.
The Borehole Survey which included a meeting with the villagers to discuss their needs was carried out on 13th September 2014.
Aid for Samburu featured in the Media Toughest Place to be a farmer was screened on 17th March 2013 on BBC2. The programme on Richards adventure in a remote area of Kenya led to the Charity “Aid for Samburu”. Click to see the Farmers Weekly article. Reporter Rachel Jones from Farmers Weekly interviewed Richard for […]
Richard meets Lemergichen who hosted his stay in Samburu.