Community-led conservation efforts
when the wild thrives, the community thrives
Who We Are
Dedicated to preserving wildlife and its habitat while engaging local communities in sustainable management and tourism
Lumo Community Wildlife Conservancy is a vital conservation initiative located in southeastern Kenya. Spanning over 48,000 acres, it serves as a sanctuary for a diverse range of wildlife species, including elephants, lions, giraffes, and numerous bird species. Lumo is unique in that it is managed and operated by the local community, providing a sustainable model for wildlife conservation that benefits both the environment and the people living in the area. Visitors to Lumo can enjoy safari experiences while contributing to the preservation of Kenya’s rich biodiversity.
In essence, wildlife conservation is not just about saving individual species; it’s about safeguarding the intricate web of life that sustains us and future generations. The benefits of conservation are intertwined with the health of ecosystems, economies, and human societies, making it a vital endeavor for a sustainable and harmonious world.
What We Do
— Wildlife Conservation
At the core of our mission is the conservation of biodiversity. LUMO is home to a rich tapestry of flora and fauna, including iconic species such as elephants, lions, and rhinos. We employ cutting-edge conservation practices, leveraging technology and community involvement to ensure the harmonious coexistence of humans and wildlife.
— Community Empowerment
LUMO is not just a wildlife sanctuary; it’s a community-driven initiative. We work closely with local communities, empowering them through education, healthcare, and sustainable livelihood programs. By fostering a sense of stewardship, we believe in creating a shared responsibility for the well-being of both people and wildlife.
— Education and Awareness
We believe that awareness is the first step toward positive change. Through educational programs, workshops, and outreach initiatives, we aim to instill a sense of responsibility and environmental consciousness in individuals of all ages.
— Tourism with a purpose
LUMO offers a unique and immersive experience for visitors. Our eco-friendly tourism initiatives not only provide a chance to witness the wonders of nature but also directly contribute to the conservation and community development projects. Your visit makes a positive impact.
— Sustainability at the Core
Sustainability is not just a buzzword for us; it’s a guiding principle. From our daily operations to community projects, we strive to minimize our environmental footprint and maximize positive outcomes for both nature and people.
LUMO CONSERVANCY’S HEALTHCARE INITIATIVE: A DENTAL AND MEDICAL CAMP CHANGING LIVES
Lumo Conservancy, in partnership with Community Wildlife Conserve and Lions Bluff Lodge, orchestrated a Dental and Medical Camp, highlighting the importance of good healthcare as a cornerstone of community development. Lumo Conservancy has long been on a mission to enhance the lives of the local community that coexists with the rich wildlife in this sanctuary.
BRIDGING THE GAP: LAUNCHING AN ICT LAB AT MLUGHI PRIMARY
In the heart of the wilderness lies an oasis of knowledge and empowerment, where technology meets conservation. A ceremony was held to celebrate the launch of an ICT (Information and Communication Technology) lab at Mlughi Primary School, a remarkable community development project initiated by LUMO Community Wildlife Conservancy in partnership with the Lions Bluff Lodge.