Our incredibly supportive board of Trustees
Helen Douglas-Dufresne Pete Ilsley Anette Krosby
Cecilie Malm Brundtland Ina Astrup Zeke Davidson
Our field team
Co-founder, trustee and honorary warden with Kenya Wildlife Service
Helen is the Boss. She has lived in the area for 30 years and knows the Samburu people intimately. She has paved the way for conservation in Northern Kenya and has developed a unique conservation model that we follow.
Moses Lesoloyia is responsible for ensuring that the Trust’s activities are efficiently implemented and coordinated. He is at the forefront of all community and conservation
Chief of water project maintenance
Lazaro Letipo is in charge of implementing and maintaining
community water projects.
Co-founder, trustee and
Manager of the Water Projects
Pete is project manager for humanitarian and community initiatives. This includes water projects, dams and fleet management. Pete has vast experience working in remote parts of Africa and is a key player in the establishment of the trust.
Digby helps to coordinate programme implementation and run the digital structure of the trust. He works with the manager to ensure everything keeps working and is leading several new projects in the field.
Family planning educator
Mary is the Trust's family planning educator. Her work is to travel to all the communities and implement family planning strategies. Additionally educating
Where do we work?
The Trust is run from Lkanto hill, which is situated at the confluence of the Seiya and Barsaloi Lugga's. The entire trust relies heavily on radio communication facilities situated at the top of the hill
The radios are manned 24 hours by our radio operators who have the extremely important job of coordinating all the ground operations.
The milgis scouts form the core structure of all of our operations. In true Samburu fashion, big decisions are rarely carried out without the blessing of all of the scouts. They are not only responsible for conservation, but also act as liasons for all of our projects being carried out in their respective communities.
Head of Scouts
In addition to our team of scouts, we have also got Lkiramats (informants), who are based in the same communities as the scouts. They are part time employees of the trust and are responsible for bringing in information that helps us with our work. They also help the scouts to mobilise communities, address issues and act as liasons between the community and the trust.