Kenya

The Rain Has Blessedly Begun

Thankfully, the rain began yesterday. We had a short 5-10 minute rainstorm yesterday morning and another storm yesterday afternoon with light rain. Then, last night at around 9:00 p.m., we had a fairly heavy rainstorm. It was a steady downpour that lasted 20-30 minutes. These small bouts of rain are…...

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Fences4Kenya Construction Update!

We’ve officially had two loads of steel and one load of concrete delivered from our Fences4Kenya fundraiser!  As anyone who has ever built anything knows, no plans are final until the project is finished. We frequently talk about our holistic approach – and how we build with the elephants in…...

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Kenya’s 1st Load of Steel Has Arrived!

Big delivery today!! The first load of steel from our Fences4Kenya fundraiser has arrived!! It was scheduled to arrive yesterday, and while we gave the delivery company a fantastic, overly-detailed map, the driver decided to follow his own path and go his own way…and got stuck… twice. The driver ultimately…...

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Our Fences4Kenya Campaign is Fully Funded! Thank you!! ❤️

With deep gratitude and great excitement, we would like to announce that our Fences4Kenya campaign is FULLY FUNDED!!!! Each of you has made this possible. It’s everything from your donations to telling your friends about us to sharing our posts and so much more – all of it has added…...

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Thank you! We are Getting Close to Funding Kenya’s Fences!

We launched our Fences4Kenya campaign on Giving Tuesday to an outpouring of support. As of the end of the day Friday, we had raised $87,233 for Kenya. Our Brazilian partners, Santuário de Elefantes Brasil, have raised an additional $9,335 in U.S dollars through their fundraiser as well. This brings our…...

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A Dirt Pile for Kenya

This is a happy elephant. Well, this is an elephant having a happy moment. You can hear it (volume UP!), see it in her tail, in her body language, and in that cheesy grin. This is Kenya’s reaction to, literally, a pile of dirt in her barren enclosure at the…...

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