Enterprise Council Learning Journey to Kenya
Sample Itinerary – June 9-15, 2019

      • Sunday, June 9: Depart for Kenya.
      • Monday, June 10: Arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International in Nairobi, Kenya and check into your hotel. Enjoy a restful evening.
      • Tuesday, June 11: The day kicks off with a welcome breakfast at your hotel where you will meet senior staff and Board members. After receiving a briefing on the week’s itinerary, head out to visit farmers who are using KickStart’s irrigation tools to transform their own lives. Spend the afternoon touring their farms and helping them care for their crops. Get to know their families, whose futures are brighter, thanks to your support.
      • Wednesday, June 12: Make a morning visit to KickStart’s Innovations Hub, which develops new and appropriately designed product, marketing, training, and finance innovations. Tour the research and development workshop, and meet product innovations and field innovations staff. After lunch, learn how KickStart builds capacity of farmers and partner organizations by participating in an Agropreneurship training.
      • Thursday, June 13: Experience Kenya’s rich and diverse culture at the local Maasai Market – an open-air market where you can buy all your souvenirs and gifts…if you’re up for bargaining! The market boasts an exciting blend of Kenyan crafts, including sculptures, jewelry, clothing, textiles, and paintings. Meet a local supplier of KickStart’s irrigation tools on the way back to your hotel. Spend the evening enjoying live music and getting a taste of Nairobi’s arts and culture.
      • Friday, June 14: Experience local wildlife at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage, one of the pioneering conservation organizations for wildlife and habitat protection in East Africa. Enjoy a game drive at Nairobi National Park, where you will catch a glimpse of lions, leopards, wildebeest, zebras, giraffes, and the critically endangered black rhino. Enjoy breathtaking views of the wildlife over farewell dinner at The Big Five Restaurant at Ole-Sereni, located along Nairobi National Park. Reflect on what you learned and experienced on this learning journey with the group.
      • Saturday, June 15: Depart for home.

fullsizeoutput_191a-XL