Help take our first cohort of students on a trip like no other, to Kenya

In order to give our students, instructors, and chaperones the most enriching, impactful, and safe experience possible, we kindly ask for your help. We are seeking funds for ten students – five from the U.S. and five from Kenya – to make their experiences unforgettable and seamless. Below are our budget costs and an item breakdown for program costs. All contributions you make go directly toward our cause, and any that exceed our proposed budget plan below will directly benefit our students and the local community.

**For a more detailed breakdown on the student travel insurance and coverage click here


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Brackenhurst is located approximately 20 miles northwest of Nairobi in a peaceful and quiet area, nestled in the rolling hills of the Limuru region, most famous for vast fields of tea and farmland. The facility can house up to 270 guests and is known for its warm hospitality. Rooms are comfortable and fitted with en-suite bathrooms with hot showers. Experienced chefs prepare tasty, nutritious buffet-style meals using locally sourced foods. For any health and safety-related concerns, Brackenhurst is equipped with a nurse, a clinic, a full-time security manager as well as a 24-hour security team. It is also equipped with learning centers where each learning area is prepared to meet specific educational needs, with custom settings and materials as per request. All conference rooms are equipped with LED projector, TV multisystem, flip chart, whiteboard & markers, CD/DVD player, and excellent Wi-Fi Internet access. Brackenhurst is home to one of the largest collections of indigenous plants in Africa. Apart from relaxing on the lush green lawns of this facility, students may engage in on-site recreational walking, jogging or bird watching along the indigenous forest trails. While at Brackenhurst, students could also engage with Brackenology, an initiative within the facility that plays a vital role in ecological restoration as well as in engaging people with nature through transformative experiences. 

Basecamp Maasai Mara

Basecamp Maasai Mara is an eco-camp nestled along the Talek River, a key tributary of the famous Mara River. All rooms in this tented eco-camp are safely secured on a solid platform and have a river-facing frontage, where occupants can relax as they enjoy the river as it calmly flows by and the pristine views of the Maasai Mara National Reserve. The rooms are equipped with en-suite bathrooms with plenty of hot water for showers and adequate lighting at night. Meals are served at the camp’s main dining area, which is strategically set up for additional great views of the reserve and its wildlife across the river.

Kenya Bay Beach Hotel

Kenya Bay Beach Hotel is located just eight miles from the coastal town of Mombasa. The hotel is beautifully set among Frangipani and Bougainvillea with some of the most breath-taking views of the Indian Ocean. The hotel has one of the largest beach frontages on the world-famous sandy Bamburi beach. An ocean-front pool under the shade of the palm trees that dot the well-manicured gardens can be enjoyed at any time of the day. All rooms are air-conditioned, have private balconies attached, and have bathrooms with a large shower. Well-staffed, family-friendly, and comfortable restaurants overlooking the ocean serve many delicacies. From the hotel, a variety of places and activities of interest for engagement around Mombasa, including the nearby Bamburi Haller Park, can be accessed with ease.