Pupils from Pembroke School have joined the Kenyan stage of the East Africa Elephant Walk.
They were walking with Jim Justus Nyamu, the founder of Ivory Belongs to Elephants, and his team who were walking 3,200 km across Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda to raise awareness of elephant and rhino poaching as well as educating communities about conservation.
Jim Nyamu, is the co-founder of Elephants Neighbors Centre (ENC) with 16 years’ experience of studying elephant in Kenya and Africa.
He previously walked from Mombasa to Nairobi (500 km) then from the Maasai Mara to Nairobi (1,710km) educating people about elephants, rhinos, lions and the conservation of other wild animals on the way in 2013. He also aimed to create awareness of the dangers of poaching to the Kenyan economy and collecting the views of the community.
Pembroke House School
Pembroke House is a British boarding school in Kenya which educates boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 13. Founded in 1927, it is one of the oldest prep schools in Kenya and has been educating children for more than 83 years.
The school has been a charitable trust since 2nd June 1959, meaning that all income is re-invested into the improvement of education standards.