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 […]
August 1st 2015 Our Clay Pigeon Shoot was a success with experienced and young shooters alike taking part.
FUND RAISING TO 1ST APRIL 2015 EAST ANSTEY CHRISTIANS TOGETHER 19 TH MARCH 2015 A talk from Dave Thomlinson on “How to be a bad Christian and a better human being”. West Anstey village Hall was packed and £500 was raised for funds. AFRICAN QUIZ NIGHT OAKFORD VILLAGE HALL 7th FEBRUARY 2015 A traditional quiz […]
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.
Another successful year with local events. During 2014 Richard continued to give talks to interested clubs etc FUNDS RAISED TO DATE OVER 50K 26th NOVEMBER 2014 Delighted that Bray Capital and Stanton Fisher donated generously and this enabled us to proceed with the project. 19th NOVEMBER 2014 Meal a Day is a charity that has […]
The Borehole Survey which included a meeting with the villagers to discuss their needs was carried out on 13th September 2014.
PROJECT PLANS 01/11/2014 Initial plans were to build a reservoir by partnering with the Samburu Trust (ST). However after lengthy discussing with Julia of the ST it has been decided that this type of project would not be suitable for this part of Northern Kenya. The main reasons are as follows: Sandy and rocky area […]
FUND RAISING TO 3O TH NOVEMBER 2013 WE HAVE RAISED £33,219.96 THIS INCLUDES 2 PLEDGES Thank you to everyone raising funds for the Charity. Here are pictures of Young Farmers Clubs, our vets who ran a half marathon and The Sundown Country and Western Dance Club.
Fund Raising to 31st July 2013 Fund raising is going really well and to date we have raised a total of £21,572.36 Events so far have included a vintage car rally, clay pigeon shooting, cake selling aswell as our own quiz, Barn Dance, Cattle Sale and agricultural donations from other farmers. Richard is now giving […]
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 […]