Supporting education, healthcare and conservation initiatives on the western edge of the Maasai Mara, atop the Oloololo escarpment and in the Mara Triangle below, the Angama Foundation was founded on Benjamin Franklin’s popular mantra of “Doing Well by Doing Good”. Funded by small nightly contributions from guests, the work of the Foundation illustrates the effect that high-yield, low-impact tourism businesses can play in developing rural economies, making meaningful and sustainable differences to the communities that neighbour a lodge.

Entry fees donated to the Angama Foundation have been used for


used to fund ongoing investment in preschools, classrooms and other school infrastructure, and to provide access to water for local communities.