Minimizing our Footprint and maximizing our Social Impact through Responsible Tourism
We strongly believe that responsible tourism has the capacity to protect a natural wildlife area, alleviate poverty through proper working conditions and contribute positively to the local community.
Eco Gold Rating
Karen Blixen Camp in Masai Mara has been awarded Gold Eco Rating certification by Eco Tourism Kenya. Eco Tourism is an Organisation that provides relevant and practical guidance for attaining sustainable solutions to issues of concern for the environment & the welfare of the communities. This is the highest and most prestigious rating one can ever achieve due to measurable eco-tourism practices in the areas of sustainable utilization of environment, energy savings, community benefits and conservation.
Karen Blixen Camp uses the latest green technologies. Solar system provide all power used at camp, solar panels heats up water for the outdoor showers and sewage system handles all waste water produced.
Karen Blixen Camp strongly believes the private sector has the capacity to alleviate poverty and promote gender equality through proper working conditions.
Trade, not Aid!
Karen Blixen Camp distributes our revenue following the principle trade, not aid. We make it possible for the local Maasai community to profit economically from our presence in their area.
Karen Blixen Camp is partnering with international agencies as well as local organizations. NGOs provide expertise and special know-how, while our tourism partners and local communities offer networking and valuable capacity building.
Corporate Social Responsibility
Karen Blixen Camp in cooperation with the Karen Blixen Camp Trust is committed to uplifting the living standards of the host Maasai community through the establishment of various CSR projects.
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