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HEALTH

HEALTH

There is an unquestionable link between poor health, population growth, environmental degradation and wildlife conservation. For this reason The Safari Collection strives to improve and positively impact the health and welfare of the communities that surround our properties.

Family Planning benefits more people at less cost than any other single technology.

UNESCO

There are 300,000 people living with blindness in Kenya. 

SASAAB

There is 1 dentist for every 15,000 people in Kenya. 

FDI WORLD DENTAL

FAMILY PLANNING

The Safari Collection has partnered with Community Health Africa Trust (www.chat.org) to provide family planning and education to the women in our communities. Currently, the Kenyan population has reached 37 million and is growing at a rate of 1.3 million each year. On average, each woman in the nomadic communities of northern Kenya has seven children. Through education and safe, affordable contraception, we aim to enpower women, ensuring the long-term sustainability of people and wildlife. At Sasaab we have provided family planning education to 1221 community members and 283 women chose the 5-year implant as their contraception of choice. $50 will provide 10 women with long term (5-year) contraceptive implants.

EYE CLINIC

There are over 300,000 people living with blindness in Kenya and 80% of these cases are preventable or curable. In the last 5 years we have partnered with an organization called Medical and Educational Aid to Kenya (MEAK) to hold 4 eye clinics for the communities around Solio Lodge and Sasaab treating over 10,000 patients and performing over 500 eye surgeries for patients suffering from a variety of problems including cataracts and trachoma. As well as surgeries we visit schools and community centres to offer hygiene education and to teach people how to look after their eyes to reduce the future occurrence of preventable blindness.

DENTAL CLINICS

Few people in rural Kenya have access to a dentist and there is an average of one dentist for every 150,000 people in Kenya. For the past 3 years The Safari Collection has partnered with a UK dental charity, SmileStar, to provide free dental and health treatments for the communities around Sasaab, Sala’s Camp and Solio Lodge. We have operated on over 1000 patients and seen over 3000 during these clinics.

OUR SUSTAINABILITY

We invite our customers, suppliers and contractors to participate in our efforts to protect the environment and local communities, working with others in the tourism industry, in public agencies and the community to achieve wider sustainable management goals. To find out more visit our sustainability pages.

CONSERVATION

EDUCATION

GOING GREEN

HOW YOU CAN HELP

EXPLORE OUR LODGES

The Safari Collection owns and operates a portfolio of luxury boutique camps and lodges in Kenya’s finest locations. By choosing to stay at one or more of our properties, you can explore the diverse landscape and culture that Kenya has to offer.

GIRAFFE MANOR

NAIROBI

SALA’S CAMP

MAASAI MARA

SASAAB

SAMBURU

SOLIO LODGE

LAIKIPIA

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