Arrive at Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp
Settle into your new lodgings at Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp. The bespoke cottages and tents are a serene place to relax and reflect after an invigorating day of volunteering. Each accommodation is complete with hot and cold running water, flush toilets and comfortable beds, and is furnished with unique African fabrics and art.
Introduction and Orientation
Walk Bogani’s winding paths under yellow acacia groves, and get acquainted with the camp, learning some Swahili along the way. Enjoy lunch on the veranda overlooking the savannah.
Learn about our partner charity's sustainable development model –WE Villages –and how we work with rural communities to break the cycle of poverty and achieve long-term community development goals. There are five pillars of impact that make up this model, and you will have the opportunity to see how they lead to scalable change within the communities:
1. Education: Quality primary education
2. Water: Safe/clean drinking water and sanitation systems
3. Health: Sanitation & health care services
4. Food: Agriculture and food security
5. Opportunity: Alternative income projects
Visit a local Primary School
Experience a guided walking tour of a local primary school in Enelerai community, and see the difference between an old school structure, and a new working school built by WE Villages.
Enjoy your first dinner at Bogani Cottages and Tented Camp. Relax into the atmosphere of the Mara with engaging stories on our covered dining platform and a healthy meal featuring some Kenyan flavours, and Western favourites.