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From the villagers at Oltorotua


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Jackson has a week off from his safari guiding job at Amboseli Porini Camp.  I asked him if he could send some quotes from the villagers about the well project.  Below is one:

  • “For the last few months, Oltorotua village and most parts of the Masai Mara have been dry. As it has been for many years, the women from the village perform their duties including a 5 km walk (3.1 miles) to fill a 20 litre (5.3 gallons) water container. The 20 liters are used to cook food, wash kitchen stuff and provide drinking water. Should one like to have a shower, the 5 km walk will be compulsory.”

To view a short video that shows a safari camp, Maasai dancing, Land Rover used on game drive–in short, a slice of all you’ll see on safari, check out the video of Jackson’s camp.  Makes me ready to pack a bag!

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