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A Gift of Water

20 Jun

A Gift of Water

African Roots Foundation (ARF) partners up with Safe Water Ceramics of East Africa (SWCEA) after meeting at the annual 2012 KARIBU trade fair that just past us by. ARF were very excited about SWCEA dynamic water filters that are currently making their ways into homes and rural areas of East Africa.

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Gift a Light

6 Dec

Gift a Light

Make a Difference…

Millions in Tanzania live without reliable access to electricity and most burn dangerous, unhealthy, polluting and expensive kerosene lamps for light. These can easily be replaced with small scale, affordable solar products – leading to a cleaner, healthier, more prosperous community. (more…)

Solar power for Esilalei – Update

11 Jan

Solar power for Esilalei – Update

A quick update on our quest for a sustainable source of electricity for the people of Esilalei. Last week was spent installing solar panels at the Bush2Beach semi-luxury Permanent Tented Camps at Karatu and Esilalei, which gave us the perfect opportunity to move forward on the community solar project next to the Esilalei camp. (more…)

Solar Power for Esilalei

10 Dec

Solar Power for Esilalei

Our community centre in Esilalei is a useful space for the community to meet, to have workshops and even more so, for the children and adults to study.

The one thing limiting this however, is the fact that here – around the equator – the sun sets around 6:30 every day, and everything is in darkness until the following morning. (more…)

Twin Peak Challenge 2010

15 Jul

Twin Peak Challenge 2010

Success is in the eyes and the minds of those who step forward and try! Our Twin Peak Challenge 2010 ended with complete success;  a big thanks to the Brad, Stuart and Team Leader Clare who kept the boys in check over the two week trek of Two peaks in Two weeks. The great news is that all three challengers reached both summits of Mt. Meru and Mt. Kilimanjaro, and the donations and pledges raised will be utilized in the coming year to deliver in one form or another fresh drinking water to the Maasai community of Eselalei.

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