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Taylor Wessing 2013 photographic Portrait Competition

The 6 photographs have been submitted by Deirdre Threadgold, to the National Portrait Gallery, London, The Taylor Wessing 2013 photographic Portrait Competition.  Deirdre Threadgold took these photographs  during her investigative trip, on 29 September 2012 to Laikipia Conservancy, Kenya, to ascertain the presence of water and the viability of installing a Borehole for the Pokot Tribe. Continue reading

First Borehole in Africa

Images of the 1st Borehole

Here are photographs taken on 2 October 2012 at the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust.  They show the Borehole which the  African Borehole Trust paid for.

This borehole provides water to the Maasai people, it benefits the Head. Quarters of the Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust,  Also,  the grey water from the hand basins is fed by pipe to an area of trees to help with the growth of vegetation and regeneration of trees.  The whole of the area of  Iltalal  and the surrounding area is parched and barren due to over grazing.  The filtered water is fed to. A water hole for the wild animals and some of the stock which roam close by.   Continue reading

Davina Hawthorne Supports ABT

abt-davinaDavina was born Davina Maude Hawthorne in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England in Oct 1974.

Wanting to be that little bit different from the crowd she was always cutting up old clothes and turning them into something wonderful. Little did she know that this was the start of her career. Continue reading

Water to Africa