What is it about One Horizon that attracts travellers from around the world? We think it’s simply the opportunity to connect with Kenya’s heartbeat – our amazing people. One Horizon’s humanitarian work with Kenyan communities and families offers a window for authentic insights …
A mother’s love is one of the most powerful forces on the planet. Sadly in Kenya it’s often trumped by poverty – grinding hardship, so extreme and so crippling, that single mothers are forced onto the streets with their children. One Horizon works to step in before this happens. We understand the Kenyan circumstances that leave these women with no resources and little hope. More can be done to help
The Masai are great eco warriors whose knowledge of the land and its conservation is second to none. As they travel with their herds they are vigilant about preserving it for the future and hence their wanderings are more strategic than you might at first realize. And our Masai community have embraced bio-gas systems.
Daniel is a great Masai tribesmen and an elder of his tribe who conducts eco tours of the valley in which he lives. The Masai are great conservationists and never over graze their land. Daniel’s knowledge of the land and its herbal medicines is second to none. And he is a big hit with our guests. He also covers how he coexists with the wild animals.
Recently we were surprised to see images taken by One Horizon at one of its premises, being used illegally to promote a travel agencies tours. The offending foreign owned small travel agency sought to also induce our staff to join them with the promise of greater remuneration. We were more concerned that our communities, are supported by a range of our programs.
We invite you to become involved in One Horizon’s Sustainability Programs that are helping Kenya’s most vulnerable people step away from poverty towards brighter futures. Whether we’re visiting a traditional Masai village, a farm or city community, you’ll engage meet with people and gain penetrating insights into Kenyan culture that few tourists ever experience.
One Horizon was delighted to be inducted by the Kenyan Tourist Board into its Signature Experience Collection for 2020 – 21 . The award was presented by the CEO of KTB, Betty Radier and the Hon Najib Balala, CS for Tourism and Wildlife.
Together We Can is a sustainable safari in One Horizon’s Connect with Kenya portfolio of travel experiences. It’s four great days that create everlasting memories and unforgettable bonds as Kenyans and travelers come together. We guarantee three things. First you’ll genuinely connect with Kenyan communities. The most unique insights to other cultures.
The Kenyan Wildlife Service (KWS) provides some useful tips on all manner of things to do with wildlife. One set of guidelines is also a powerful tool for reflection which is both simple, effective and easy to remember. It has to do with taking selfies where animals are involved. The guidelines are:
One thing that hasn’t changed though is the general consensus that rather than incarcerating children into institutions of care (orphanages), it is mostly preferable for children to be maintained within the family or extended family unit. This usually requires additional family support of some kind.