The winners of the Friends of Arabuko-Sokoke/Kilifi Gold Triathlon education programme awards: Christine Salama Charo her teacher Samson Kazungu Chengo from Girimacha Primary School, Aisha Nyamvula her teacher Agnes Kananu Njuri from Bambakofi Academy, Selina Sifa Kahindi; her teacher Patricia Nyale; from Mkongani Primary School visited Tsavo East National Park on Monday 4 November.
The team left KWS Gede at 5.50am arriving Tsavo East National Park at 7.45am had breakfast and started their six-hour game drive. They saw much wildlife including lion, elephants, crocodiles, hippos, giraffes, gazelles, zebras as well as many birds and other flora and fauna. They also learned facts about the Sabaki River. The students and their teachers all agreed that this had been an unforgettable experience and were very grateful to the organisers.
They were accompanied by KWS researcher at Gede, Lynn Njeri Njuguna, who was the initiator and behind the education programme sponsored by the Kilifi Triathlon with help from African Fund for Endangered Wildlife says she is delighted nearly 1400 children from 37 schools from around the forest had been brought into the forest.