Project ignites fresh start for women, youth in Samburu

Tom Lalampaa

Northern Rangelands Trust chief executive officer Tom Lalampaa.

Photo credit: Paul Letiwa| Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Mr Lalampaa said the organisation bought motorbikes for the youth as start up to enable them get into the transport business.
  • As for women, the money they get is invested in livestock trade where they buy and sell goats, and bead work.

Two years ago, Sammy Lekalaile, a Maasai moran from Samburu County recalls how they would raid manyattas and escape with livestock in their quest to own large herds of cattle.

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