Monthly Archives: January 2010


Hello everyone Just a quick note to apologise for the lack of blogs this week We have been having serious electricity issues down here in Shimoni – almost no power for the whole of this week! Now the power is back (hopefully fo good!) we are having technical issues with posting our blogs. We hope […]

Fundraising Target Reached!

Well well, I don’t really know where to start today.  A couple of days ago I told you all about Kevin Malone, who kindly donated a wopping £350 to Friends of Shimoni Forest.  That brought our total up significantly.  Today however, I have checked again and I am gobsmacked, proud and excited to tell you […]

A Blue Day

Yesterday we had an incredible blue day out in Marine. The days start quite early, by 6:00am we are all taking our breakfast, while the sun is still half asleep. At 7:00am we are already in the boat, searching for some animals in the blue pristine waters of the Kisite-Mpunguti Marine Protected Area. Just as […]

Massive Donation Made To Friends Of Shimoni Forest

Hello again everyone, Today’s blog has but one purpose.  That purpose is to extend the warmest thanks we here in Shimoni can muster, to someone who we all know quite well, and who has made the most extraordinary donation to Friends of Shimoni Forest.  That man is Kevin Malone.    Kevin on Kisite Island   […]

Karibu Tena (Welcome Again!)

Jambo! I’d like to start by saying I hope you all had a fantastic Christmas and a merry new year!  I know we did; many of the GVI team were in Kenya over the holiday period, enjoying the festivities under the warm African sun, whilst others jetted off back home to see family and friends […]