COMMUNITIES AND EDUCATION

We strive to improve livelihoods in various ways to strengthen communities, safeguard the natural world, and create successful conservation economies that lead to a sustainable and healthy ecosystem that supports people and wildlife. All people should have access to every opportunity to help themselves reach their full potential. Based on this belief, we support programs and activities that benefit education at all levels. More broadly, we work within a framework that puts an emphasis on collaboration to ensure a comprehensive area approach where long-term employment opportunities are being developed for individuals from communities living in and around the areas where we work. Join us today to support communities and education within and around the areas we operate in.


CAUSE-RELATED PROJECTS

Join us in offering support to projects that are making a real and measurable difference on the ground in Africa.
PIYAYA PRIMARY SCHOOL

Located in Piyaya Village, the Piyaya Primary School has 845 students (592 boys and 253 girls). The 9 fully employed teachers working at the school are dedicated to offering the students the best education possible, but the lack of infrastructure, resources and classroom supplies (such as desks, textbooks, pens and pencils) prove challenging. Asilia collaborates with the Kamitei Foundation to offer concrete educational support to the Piyaya Primary School. Offering a combination of in-kind support (books, teaching aids, desks) and individual support in the form of scholarships for students. To offer your support and to help fund education initiatives making a needed difference, we invite you to make a donation today.

MACHOCHWE PRIMARY SCHOOL

Located within the Machochwe Village in the Serengeti , the Machochwe Primary School has over 700 students (roughly 348 boys and 361 girls). The 5 fully employed teachers on staff at the school are committed to their students, but insufficient infrastructure, resources, classroom supplies (such as desks, textbooks, pens and pencils) remain an ongoing challenge. Asilia collaborates with the Kamitei Foundation to offer concrete educational support to the Machochwe Primary School through a combination of in-kind support (books, teaching aids, desks) and individual support in the form of scholarships for students.

JUSTICE OLE KEIWUA SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The Justice Ole Keiwua Wildlife Scholarship Fund was established to invest in developing local conservation leaders. Scholarships offered through the fund create an opportunity to recognize, encourage and promote leadership among future wildlife management professionals by supporting their wildlife and conservation-based education. We invite you to make a donation to help fund the further development of conservation leaders in Kenya.

KOIYAKI GUIDE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The Koiyaki Guide School Scholarship Fund was established to provide local individuals training that they would otherwise not have access to and that will help them gain employment and income to support their families, promote responsible guiding and tourism, and become wildlife conservation advocates in Kenya. The school serves the dual purpose of equipping locals with the necessary skills and knowledge to find employment and improving the tourism industry by nurturing world-class guides that are leaders in conservation. We invite you to make a donation today to help sponsor promising local individuals and offer them an opportunity to gain an education in conservation.

MARA CHEETAH PROJECT

The global cheetah population is rapidly dwindling and with less than 10,000 individuals left in the wild, cheetahs are vulnerable to extinction. Currently, the greater Mara ecosystem is one of only two remaining strongholds for the global cheetah population. The Mara Cheetah Project (MCP), led by Dr. Femke Broekhuis of Oxford University’s Wildlife Research Unit (WildCRU), was established to study the current status of cheetahs in the Greater Mara ecosystem and to identify the major threats that could be causing declines within their population. We invite you to contribute to the Mara Cheetah Project and help secure the future of cheetahs and other critical wildlife by making a donation.

KIGOMANI PRIMARY SCHOOL

Located on the island of Zanzibar within the Kigomani Village, the Kigomani Primary School has 561 students enrolled (274 boys and 287 girls). The 13 teachers on staff at the school are dedicated to providing the best education possible, but limited infrastructure (such as windows, toilets, doors and shelves) remains an obstacle, as does proper water supply. Asilia collaborates with the Kamitei Foundation to offer concrete educational support to the Kigomani Primary School through a combination of in-kind support (books, teaching aids, desks) and individual support in the form of scholarships for students.

CHILDREN CONCERN FOUNDATION ORPHANAGE

The Children Concern Foundation is a small orphanage located between the Serengeti National Park and Tarangire National Park that seeks to enable children to build healthy, productive and responsible lives. The orphanage attempts to provide children with a safe and healthy living environment along with ongoing medical attention and care. Currently, the orphanage depends entirely on donations. With limited funding, the orphanage is already making a tremendous difference in the lives of many children, but there is still much more that needs to be done. Safe drinking water and reliable electricity are needed along with staff housing and office space. We invite you to make a donation today to help make a lasting difference in the lives of the children in the Serengeti.

OSINONI PRIMARY SCHOOL

Located in the Rift Valley in Ngorongoro district within the Osinoni Village, the Osinoni Primary School has 550 students (295 boys and 255 girls). The 9 fully employed teachers working at the school are dedicated to offering the students the best education possible, but the lack of infrastructure, resources and classroom supplies (such as desks, textbooks, pens and pencils) prove challenging. Asilia collaborate with the Kamitei Foundation to offer concrete educational support to the Osinoni Primary School. Offering a combination of in-kind supports (books, teaching aids, desks) and individual support in the form of scholarships for students.

NGOUSANI PRIMARY SCHOOL

Located within the greater Mara area, the Ngousani Primary School serves some 530 students (300 boys and 230 girls). The 16 teachers are limited in the education they can offer because of insufficient infrastructure, limited classroom supplies (such as chairs, desks, textbooks), but the educators remain dedicated and passionate as they teach the local youth. Asilia collaborates with the One Life to offer concrete educational support to the Ngousani Primary School through a combination of in-kind support (books, teaching aids, desks) and individual support in the form of scholarships for students.

AITONG PRIMARY SCHOOL

Located within the greater Mara area, the Aitong Primary School has 800 students (410 boys and 390 girls). With 22 fully employed teachers, 13 classrooms and limited infrastructure those teaching are faced with many challenges. Asilia collaborates with the One Life to offer concrete educational support to the Aitong Primary School through a combination of in-kind support (books, teaching aids, desks) and individual support in the form of scholarships for students.

MBITIN PRIMARY SCHOOL

Located within the greater Mara area, the Mbitin Primary School currently has 115 students (65 boys and 50 girls). With 6 fully employed teachers, teaching in the 2 available classrooms the hope is that the students are offered the best education possible. However, the lack of seating and desks, classroom supplies (such as textbooks) and proper facilities (including a laboratory, teachers offices, etc) offer a challenge. Asilia collaborates with the One Life to offer concrete educational support to the Mbitini Primary School through a combination of in-kind support (books, teaching aids, desks) and individual support in the form of scholarships for students.

SAMBWA PRIMARY SCHOOL

Located within the Tarangire area, the Sambwa Primary School currently has 544 students (243 boys and 301 girls). The 8 fully employed teachers working at the school are committed to offering the students the best education possible, but insufficient infrastructure, lacking resources and limited classroom supplies (such as desks, textbooks, pens and pencils) prove challenging. Through collaborating with the Kamitei Foundation to concrete educational support to the Sambwa Primary School is possible.

MERENGA PRIMARY SCHOOL

Located in Merenga Village within the Serengeti, the Merenga Primary School has some 1300 children (some 630 boys and 670 girls). The 11 fully employed teachers at the school are dedicated to providing the best education possible to their students, but sufficient infrastructure, resources and classroom supplies (such as desks, textbooks, pens and pencils) are lacking. Asilia collaborates with the Kamitei Foundation to offer concrete educational support to the Merenga Primary School. Offering a combination of in-kind support (books, teaching aids, desks) and individual support in the form of scholarships for students.

MBALIBALI PRIMARY SCHOOL

Located in Mbali bali Ward within the Mbali bali Village, the Mbali bali Primary School has some 980 children (some 520 boys and 460 girls). The 12 fully employed teachers at the school are dedicated to providing the best education possible to their students, but sufficient infrastructure, resources, classroom supplies (such as desks, textbooks, pens and pencils) are lacking. Asilia collaborates with the Kamitei Foundation to offer concrete educational support to the Mbali bali Primary School. Offering a combination of in-kind support (books, teaching aids, desks) and individual support in the form of scholarships for students.

KITUNGURUMA PRIMARY SCHOOL

Located within the Serengeti within the Kitunguruma Village, the Kitungurma Primary School has 669 students enrolled (322 boys and 347 girls). Proper water supply to the school is lacking as well as infrastructure such as classrooms and a library to facilitate learning, still the 7 fully employed teachers remain dedicated to the students and their education. Asilia works with the Kamitei Foundation to offer concrete educational support to the Kiunguruma Primary School. Offering a combination of in-kind support (books, teaching aids, desks) and individual support in the form of scholarships for students.

NYAMKENDO PRIMARY SCHOOL

Located in the Nyamkendo Village, the Nyamkendo Primary School is responsible for educating some 1000 students (some 520 boys and 480 girls). The 8 fully employed teachers at the school seek to provide the best education possible to their students, but sufficient infrastructure, resources, classroom supplies (such as desks, textbooks, pens and pencils) are lacking. Asilia collaborates with the Kamitei Foundation to offer concrete educational support to the Nyamkendo Primary School. Offering a combination of in-kind support (books, teaching aids, desks) and individual support in the form of scholarships for students.

KATEMWA B PRIMARY SCHOOL

Located within the Muganza Village, the Katemwa B Primary School is responsible for educating some 1300 students (655 boys and 645 girls). The 17 teachers on staff at the school are dedicated to providing the best education possible to their students, but insufficient infrastructure, resources, classroom supplies (such as desks, textbooks, pens and pencils) remain an ongoing challenge. Asilia collaborates with the Kamitei Foundation to offer concrete educational support to the Katemwa B Primary School through a combination of in-kind support (books, teaching aids, desks) and individual support in the form of scholarships for students.

KISABA PRIMARY SCHOOL

Located on Maisome Island within the Kisaba Village, the Kisaba Primary School is responsible for educating some 1500 students (900 boys and 600 girls). The 9 fully employed teachers at the school seek to provide the best education possible to their students, but insufficient infrastructure, resources, classroom supplies (such as desks, textbooks, pens and pencils) are lacking. Asilia collaborates with the Kamitei Foundation to offer concrete educational support to the Kisaba Primary school. Offering a combination of in-kind support (books, teaching aids, desks) and individual support in the form of scholarships for students.

CAUSES WE CARE ABOUT

Creating a lasting, positive impact at an area level is dependent on the proper support of four critical causes: wildlife conservation, habitat restoration, outreach and research, and communities and education. For an area to flourish long-term wildlife, ecosystems, local communities, and global citizens must all be considered.  

ASILIAS COMMITMENT

As a for-profit company, Asilia sets challenging but realistic goals in the areas we operate in. Asilia believes that we can conserve wildlife and preserve regions of unmatched cultural importance by offering needed support to critical causes and helping to develop sustainable conservation economies that enable the long-term protection of the unique places we work within. Asilia is committed to offering in-kind and financial support to the causes introduced here. Aslia hopes to offer an opportunity for others to understand the deeper considerations that we consider when working in any area and invite others to lend their support for specific critical charitable causes.