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Giraffe Centre

African Fund for Endangered Wildlife Kenya limited (AFEW (K) LTD) also known as the Giraffe Centre was founded in 1979 by the late Jock Leslie- Melvile, a Kenyan citizen of British descent and his wife the late Betty Leslie Melvile an American citizen. Jock’s extraordinary vision of creating an educational institution in conjunction with rescuing the endangered Rothschild giraffes resulted in the present day Giraffe Centre that has become a World famous Nature Education Centre.

Considering that giraffes are very tall animals and they strain a lot when they have their necks bent, AFEW has a well built, raised feeding platform whereby visitors feed the giraffes at ease. In addition, inside the platform they have an auditorium where visitors are given comprehensive talks about the centre’s activities, conservation and Ggiraffes. The platform also contains a display of various pieces of art done by the local school children during the annual environmental competition which are sold out to raise funds for the ecology trip programme for the underpriviledged children.

The Giraffe Centre The Tea House is set at a strategic point within the Giraffe Centre, the Tea House is definitely not a disappointment courtesy of its giraffe setting and additional enjoyment of giraffes feeding next, coffee would be not as enjoyable as it is.

 

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