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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.

Enjoolata

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

EMPOWERING STAFF BY OFFERING OPPORTUNITIES

During their stay at Basecamp, there is one person who guests are particularly likely to remember. The charismatic senior guide Ma...

Agnes – a Maasai woman caught between tradition and modernity

An important aspect of the Basecamp concept is to empower and provide opportunities for Maasai women. Basecamp believes that by su...

Securing the future

When Basecamp was founded in 1998 the founder, Svein Wilhelmsen signed a lease agreement with the Maasai chief at the time, the la...

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