Time for Some Good News From Africa

Time for Some Good News From Africa

This summer’s news from Africa has been sobering. We want to bring you some good news – but first a bit of background. Since the founding of The BOMA Project in 2005, we have endured three severe droughts. Each resulted in devastating livestock mortality,...
Baba Rungu Gets a Blessing

Baba Rungu Gets a Blessing

Our journey through Laisamis district continued to be challenging.  The rain had stopped but it took days for the muddy, clay roads to dry out.  We got stuck on numerous occasions but soldiered on and actually made it across the Kaisut Desert in time for lunch in...
Breaking out Plan B

Breaking out Plan B

The clouds had been gathering for days before our final night at Sirikoi Camp.  During the early hours, cracks of thunder could be heard in the distance. Lightening lit up the roof of our tent.  At dawn we heard a pride of nearby lions who growled and whoofed their...
A Lala Kidogo (small sleep) with the Baby Cheetah

A Lala Kidogo (small sleep) with the Baby Cheetah

Corwin and I do a morning game drive in Samburu – not as exciting as the night before – but we are still rewarded with the extraordinary sight of another leopard.  As we drive out of the park, Kura and I take David and Corwin past the dead elephant that we had seen...
Breaking My African Heart

Breaking My African Heart

The campsite run by the Isgargaro Women’s group in Loglogo used to be my favorite place to stay during my visits to the area.  Over the years, however, the accommodations in other locations have greatly improved, while Isgargaro’s huts and buildings have slowly been...