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Bravo Samson! – Awarded Champion of the Earth by UNEP

Samson Parashina is an outstanding Maasai warrior who joined Luca and Antonella Belpietro to help them create Campi ya Kanzi. At first he worked as a waiter, but after studying hard, he became a professional guide. He is now the head guide (Silver Level) of the camp and the President of  Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust.
The 2012 Champions of the Earth – the United Nations’ flagship environment award – recognizes outstanding visionaries and leaders in the fields of policy, science, entrepreneurship and civil society action. Samson has received the award in Rio, with renowned Swiss aeronaut Dr. Bertrand Piccard, Mongolia’s President Tsakhia Elbegdorj, Brazilian banker Fábio C. Barbosa, renewable energy entrepreneur Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber  and Dutch Scientist Dr. Sander van der Leeuw.
Click here to read more about Samson Parashina on the UNEP website.

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This entry was published on July 6, 2012 at 8:44 am. It’s filed under Campi ya Kanzi, Kenya, Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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