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Campi ya Kanzi



Campi ya Kanzi

Project #1

The Kanzi Academy is a primary school for gifted Maasai students on the Kuku Group Ranch. It is run in the international style by the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust, and located on the grounds of luxury safari eco-lodge Campi ya Kanzi, which partners closely with the Trust to support conservation, health, and education initiatives. The school children love visits from guests, and the Trust would love your support!


School Supplies:
Book bags, Colored construction paper, Colored pencils, Craft scissors, Crayons, Dry erase markers, Erasers, Glue sticks, Handheld pencil sharpeners, Notebooks, Pencils, Pencil cases/bags, Pens, Rulers

Bananagrams, Chess sets, Connect Four, Puzzles

Sports/Outdoor Activity:
Frisbees, Jump ropes, Soccer balls, Tennis balls

New or gently used children's clothing, New or gently used children's shoes

First Aid/Health:
Band-Aids, Sanitary Napkins

Text/Reading Books:
Age Appropriate Story Books, Children's Non-fiction books (for ages 4-13)

Project #2

Campi ya Kanzi's ecotourism partner, the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust, operates a Health program that gives the local Maasai community their only access to reliable medical care. With one main clinic and three other dispensaries we're serving a population of 15,000, but we're always in desperate need of more supplies!


General Medical:
Ace bandages, Band-Aids, Blood pressure cuff - Digital, Blood sugar machines and strips, First-Aid kits, Oxygen tubing, Pen-torches / flashlights, Spacers for asthmatic patients, Thermometers (Digital), Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Urine dipsticks, Other

Specialist Equipment:
Fetal doppler, Opthalmoscope, Otoscope, Slit-lamp, Stethoscope, USS doppler + probe, Other

Crepe Bandages, Plaster of Paris, Speculum, Surgical gloves, Surgical scrubs, Swabs

Testing Kits:
Pregnancy testing kits, Other

Albuterol inhalers, Antibacterial ointment, Antibiotics, Antifungal cream, Antihistamine, Burn cream, Cough treatments, Ear drops, Eye drops, First aid spray, Ibuprofen, Paracetamol, Ceftriaxone IV, Cefuroxime IV, Cephalexin IV, Augentin caplets and IV, Floxacillin caplets and IV, Ciprofloxacin tablets and IV, Norfloxacin tablets

Specifically for Children:
Baby blankets, Baby oil, Baby powder, Baby soap, Child O2 sats probe, Cloth diapers and clips, Hats (for premature babies), Newborn clothes (very useful), Pulse oximeter, children's toys

Reference Materials:
Baron's Medical Microbiology, Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine Medical dictionary, Oxford Handbook of Medicine, Robbin's Book of Pathology, WHO 'Hospital Care for Children' Book,

Other Needs:
Portable nebulizers, steroid inhalers - beclometason, analgesics, acyclovir gel tablets, Franol tablets, ferrous sulphate tablets, anti-hypertensives, anti-convulsants, hemoglobin A1c test kits, vaccutainers, syphilis test kits, H.pylori test kits, rheumatoid factor test kits

Project #3

Campi ya Kanzi's ecotourism partner, the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust, runs a number of program dedicated to conservation of the surrounding ecosystem and endangered animals such as elephants and lions. Our locally-employed game scouts and rangers appreciate all the help they can get in battling poachers!


Camping Supplies:
Duffel bags, Roll mats, Rucksacks, Sleeping bags, Small cooking pots, Water bottles

Field Devices:
Batteries of all sizes (AA batteries), Binoculars, Digital Camera (small) with memory stick, Laptops (Working/Solar), Mobile Phones (Old), Motorola 7.2v radio batteries, Solar battery chargers Torches/flashlights,

Medicinal Supplies:
Antiseptic ointment Antiseptic Powder, Band-Aids, Bandages for wounds/plasters, First aid kits

Boots, Bush hats, Socks, Rain coats

Other Needs:
A4 paper, hand cuffs notebooks, pens, plastic sheet protectors

All the needs are current as of April 16, 2014
Listed on this page are the specific needs requested by the community project(s) so you can choose exactly what to pack for a purpose and express your gratitude to the local community with the supplies you bring for them.