In September 2018 we had another successful sand dam expedition, this time with Barclays Isle of Man volunteers who helped to raise £40,000 for a new sand dam in southeast Kenya.

Hear below their thoughts, along with community members from the Kyekuyu self-help group, and Excellent staff.

Simon Scott, expedition volunteer

Nicola Dobson, expedition volunteer

Mateusz Mojski, expedition volunteer

Catherine Brown, expedition volunteer

Catherine Mwikali, community member

David Boyle, expedition volunteer

Colin Freeman, expedition volunteer

Jane Perry, expedition volunteer

Neil Hartley, expedition volunteer

Nicola Naden, expedition volunteer

Peter Wambua, community member

Rusell Baker, community member

Terryanne Woodbridge, expedition volunteer

William Naish, expedition volunteer

Emily Brewster, sand dam expedition leader


If you'd like to find out more or join a sand dam expedition, contact [email protected] 


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