This year, we wanted our Lion Kids Camps to focus on a new demographic of young Kenyans: livestock herders, or “lchokutis” in the local Samburu language. This group spend most of their time in wildlife areas looking after their families livestock, yet have limited, if any, exposure to conservation education and training. By engaging herders through our Lion Kids Camp programme we hope to have an immediate positive impact on wildlife. >Read about the importance of engaging herders in conservation
Following the success of our first herders camp in February, we were very excited to host a second camp in April that brought together 26 young herders from across four community conservancies in northern Kenya.
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