The Porridge Project – Ole Keene School

By on January 2, 2017

On 5th April 2012 we first visited our neighbouring primary school in Ole Keene. Comprising of basic iron sheet classrooms and a mud hut kitchen plus two newly built classrooms it is a very basic school. Although now a government funded school it was originally built from contributions by the villagers of Ole Keene and […]

Our Sponsored Students 2019

By on February 4, 2016

Overview: In 2012 we began sponsoring our first student. Since then Mara Explorers has helped over fifteen students get a chance at education which they wouldn’t otherwise have been able to afford. Explanation: Primary school runs for eight years in Kenya followed by High School for a further four years, a polytechnic college is another […]

The Big Five (Big 5)

By on May 28, 2014

Every year thousands of tourists visit Kenya and the Maasai Mara in the hope of catching a glimpse of the big five. So what are the Big 5? The big five were so named by colonial hunters for being the five most difficult and notoriously dangerous animals to hunt and kill. They were the Elephant, […]

Maasai Mara National Reserve – Information

By on March 15, 2014

What is the Maasai Mara National Reserve? The Maasai Mara National Reserve (also spelt Masai Mara) was established in 1948, it is approximately 1500sq. kms in size and adjoins Tanzania’s Serengeti. Probably Kenya’s number one tourist destination it holds spectacular scenery as well as vast amounts of bird and wildlife. The Reserve is famous for […]