Amazing Stories

We have plenty of them.

WE DO MORE THAN WE TELL

This page is dedicated for the great stories.

Our own Basecamp Foundation was established alongside the commercial side, Basecamp Explorer. Since the beginning we have partnered closely with the Maasai people to develop models for conserving nature and empowering the local community. Over the years we have established and supported community programs aimed at enhancing capacity, raising awareness, improving living conditions and wildlife development.

Towards a village bank: Maasai Women Embrace Community Managed Microfinance

As we approach the meeting spot under a tree in Mpuaai we spot bright Maasai kangas giving in to the power of the wind, as a group...

Lions: The Mara Naboisho Big Cat Project

The Mara Naboisho Big Cat Project is a long-term effort to monitor and protect the lion, leopard and cheetah populations in both t...

Biodiversity: Basecamp Tree Plantation and Nursery

Since the Basecamp Tree Plantation was established in 2000 we have planted 75,000 trees. The aim of the project is to revive the T...

Youth: Koiyaki Guiding School

Koiyaki Guiding School’s mission is to enhance the employment prospects of young Maasai in a time when traditional ways of living ...

Women: The Basecamp Maasai Brand

Lack of economic opportunities for women is a major global concern, which hinders gender equality and economic development worldwi...

Using sustainable tourism as a vehicle for creating positive change

Basecamps’ work has received recognition locally and globally. This is a great motivating factor for those working with Basecamp. ...

Tony Proud – visiting Masai Mara

Safari's don't have to be so expensive ...... Kenya really can be affordable if you take the time to look for a bargain.

What is Gruve 3 Forest?

At Basecamp Masai Mara, in Kenya, trees has been popping up like mushrooms in rain – well almost. What is this about and what does...

Coal rush to Spitsbergen

If the gold rush to Alaska was a big step to the unknown, exploring Spitsbergen’s mining opportunities was a step even further. La...

Chasing Dreams

As a young man, free in the world and able to choose your own path, it is often a desire to earn bit of money to your back pocket,...

Transforming lives on Safari

By far the best part of a Basecamp safari is the one-on-one time it allows guests to have with their Maasai guide. One Basecamp gu...

Enjoolata

"In Maasai we have a word – Enjoolata – that we use to describe the joy felt when something hidden becomes known, when something c...