Every year, over two million animals migrate from the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to the greener pastures of the Masai Mara National Reserve. Nowhere in the world is there a movement of animals so spectaculare as the wildebeest migration; providing some remarkable game viewing that attracts thousands of tourists to the Mara. Maasai Mara Game Reserve is perhaps the most visited park in East and Central Africa and has been in contention to be named as the eighth wonder of the world thanks to infamous wildebeest migration.

But amidst this spectacular viewing, hundreds of children in Nkoilale, Narok County, have been unable to go to school due to the menace of wildlife in the adjacent game park. This national treasure has somewhat been a resource curse at times for the Maa community of Nkoilale living only 10 kilometers away from the park. Human wild life conflict is common place in the area, hindering access to education for the children. Lack of adequate schools has further compounded the education levels in the area. In the entire location, there is only one primary school serving close to 3000 pupils, with the next school located 16 kilometers away

Younger children are more disadvantaged as they are forced to stay out of school until they are old enough to walk the 10 Kilometers stretch




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