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OLOISUKUT GROUP CONSERVANCY

OLOISUKUT GROUP CONSERVANCY

In het kort:

Land
Kenia
Soort werk
Natuur, Onderwijs, Sociaal
Projectduur
5 t/m 26 juni
Aantal deelnemers
20 (8 mannen en 12 vrouwen)

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Werk

Volunteer tasks  Animal conservation -Regular ground patrols and safari walk. -Identifying animal species found within the area -Identify and name indigenous plants and uses. - Monitoring wildlife movement  Cultural -Experience Maasai way of life - Control cattle grazing, milking and caring for cattle -Maintain of manyatta houses  School teaching programme -Teaching English -Teaching Arts, Designs & Drawings -Teaching music -Playing football with girls and boys - Playing other games with the children -Planting of trees  Gardening and land scaping  Outreach programme in the local community.  Extra activities learning life skills bead work, cooking using fire wood, e.t.c.  Ensure upkeep of the conservancy  Work with other stake holders in ensuring up keep of the conservancy.  Extra activities Bird watching for interested volunteers.

Accommodatie en maaltijden

ACCOMMODATION AND MEALS • The volunteers stay within the conservancy with modest amenities. • Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided within the conservancy. • Volunteers have an obligation to climb down the level of the people with the aim of exposure to development challenges. • Water is available from springs and it is recommended that drinking water should be boiled or medicated. • Mineral water available at supermarkets is also recommended. • There is no electricity connection at the project but volunteers can charge the electric appliances at the nearest market center.

Locatie en vrije tijd

EDUCATIONAL TOURS KVDA offers educational tours to spectacular sites including the renowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve at separate fees. Please contact us for specific tour information.

Organisatie

Project overview • Oloisukut Group Conservancy is a 23, 000-acre area of community land which borders the world famous Maasai Mara Game Reserve popularly known as the Mara Triangle, to the North in the Trans Mara District, Rift valley province. • Oloisukut conservancy is an intriguing conservation concept on land-use owned and managed by the community members of Oloisukut. • The income generated from conservation has given the land owners a reliable and dependable alternative source of income from the traditional livestock. • The conservancy has ensured that the northern part of the greater Mara-Serengeti ecosystem is secured for conservation and hence affording the wildlife the much-needed dispersal areas. • The area boasts of high density of game including the big five except for the Rhino. Over 300 different species of birds have been identified. Some of the common animal species are; Maasai giraffe, Burschell zebra, waterbucks, elands, lions, leopards, elephants and elusive and timid bushbuck. • Oloisukut boasts the highest population of elands, giraffes and leopards in the Mara per unit area. Currently we have the biggest pride comprising of 18 adult lions with several cubs. • Tourism in the conservancy is highly controlled, a move that is aimed at maximizing the client wilderness experience and minimizing environmental impact.

Vereisten

What to carry? This is outlined in the detailed info sheet and includes, sleeping bag and mat, toiletries, torch/flashlight, sandals, mosquito net, national flag from your country, among others DONATION AND GIFTS: These are usually symbolic gestures to enhance the solidarity of volunteers and the hosting community. Kindly contact KVDA for details in case you are willing to support a worthy cause in the community either by offering a donation or long-term intervention on the project.

Projectnaam

OLOISUKUT GROUP CONSERVANCY

Projectcode

KVDA/STV/06A

Land

Soort werk

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Startdatum

5-6-2023

Einddatum

26-6-2023

Aantal vrijwilligers

20 (8 mannen en 12 vrouwen)

Leeftijd

16 t/m 99 jaar

Lokale bijdrage

€ 300

Taal

Het inschrijfgeld voor dit project bedraagt € 295, exclusief € 50 studentenkorting.
Let op: naast het inschrijfgeld betaal je ter plekke nog een lokale bijdrage van € 300.