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Sorris Sorris Primary School

The aim of this school project in Sorris Sorris, was to address the desperate state of the four hostel buildings into which the 205 pupils were crammed

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Watamu SDA School

In September 2006, a group of 19 Irish volunteers travelled to Watamu, Kenya to renovate the Infant School at the SDA Primary School.

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Patiseng Primary School

The Patiseng Primary School in Lesotho is situated in the north of the country in the Butha-Buthe district in the Kota Valley.

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Galana Secondary School

Following the tremendous success of the 2013 to 2015 projects in Galana the Board of Friends From Ireland decided to look at the possibility of building a Secondary School.

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Watamu Marine Association

The Watamu Marine Association (W.M.A.) was formed in September 2007 after a workshop brought marine stakeholders together to address conflicts and develop working partnerships.

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Mwangea Water Project

Mwangea Primary School is located roughly halfway between the Kenya Coast and Tsavo East National Park, near the top of a range of low hills. The rainfall in 2009 was negligible.

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Gede Library

The Jason Westwood Foundation Trust was founded by Aileen and Derek Westwood following the unexpected death of their son Jason who was aged just 27 when he died in 1999. Jay’s Community Library was set up in a deprived rural area of Watamu, Kenya, and housed at Gede.

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Student Research Projects

In January 2016 we were honoured to have the presence of the Irish Ambassador to Kenya, Dr Vincent O’Neill, accompanied by his wife Bróna, along with the Cabinet Secretary for the Environment Prof. Judi Wakhungu, at a launch in Galana, Kenya.

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John A. Byrne – from Garda to wildlife conservationist

Our Chairman on RTE Radio with Ryan Tubridy Former Garda John A. Byrne is used to dealing with rule-breakers – but it’s very hard to control baboons and elephants!

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Galana School Renovation Project

The Galana School complex is situated at the Agricultural Development Corporation (ADC) Headquarters adjacent to Tsavo East National Park and the Galana Conservancy in Kenya.

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