We Are Lamcot

We Are Lamcot

Atwaa - Project Coordinator

Atwaa | Project Coordinator
  • Oversees all field work
  • Maintains links with other conservation groups in Kenya including KESCOM and KWS
  • Responsible for project accounts
  • Seeks donations, compiles budget breakdowns and writes reports for Tusk and KESCOM
  • Works with the local community to ascertain their needs in conservation.
  • Attends meetings and conferences on behalf of the trust

Famau - Field Officer

Famau | Field Officer
  • Coordinator of the education project on Lamu Island
  • Monitors all field projects over the Lamu archipelago
  • Coordinates tag and release of turtles brought in by fishermen
  • Leads the Environmental Clubs of four primary schools
  • Works with the local community to increase environmental awareness
  • Oversees the bee project on Takwa, Manda

Mohamed Twahir - Assistant Field Officer

Mohamed Twahir | Assistant Field Officer

Boards updation.
• Camel accounts.
• Act on behalf of Famau in field projects.
• Assisting Famau in turtle tagging, nest hatching, education programme and excursion.
• Assisting Famau in taking care of Al-miftah
• To get to all the sponsors.
• Education entertainment with Famau.
• Assist in bee project.
• Proper filing.
• Boat crew if needed.
• Typing information.
• Picture uploading and renaming.
• Twitter and facebook updation
• Correspondence with all sponsors of the trust as well as Tag and Nest sponsors
• Maintains the lamcot.org website
• Daily checking of e-mails and replies
• Works with the local community to ascertain their needs in conservation
• Picture uploading
• Project accounts
• All printing matters

Odo

Odo |
  • Daily patrols of Takwa Beach, Manda to prevent illegal poaching of eggs.
  • Sight and record location of nesting females
  • Oversee nests during the 45-60 days incubation period
  • Relocate nests below the high water mark to a safer location
  • Keep in regular contact with project members on Shela to inform them of hatching dates
  • Report on any trawlers at the vicinity of Manda Island

Mahmoud

Mahmoud |
  • Daily patrols of Shella Beach, to prevent illegal poaching of eggs
  • Sight and record location of nesting females
  • Oversee nests during the 45-60 days incubation period
  • Relocate nests below the high water mark to a safer location
  • In charge of the Camels available for ride during hatching times and for leisure
  • Assisting security of Shella Beach.
  • Escorting guests along beach to Kipungani

Twalib

Twalib |
  • Field Officer
  • A trustee to Lamcot
  • Adviser to the project
  • Monitors all field projects in the Lamu archipelago
  • Coordinates tag and release of turtles brought in by fishermen
  • Leads the Environmental Clubs of two primary schools on field trips
  • Works with the local community to increase environmental awareness

Carol - Pioneer & Patron

Carol | Pioneer & Patron
  • Pioneer of the trust
  • Patron of the trust
  • Member of the Board of advisers
  • Available at any time when help is needed
  • Main bridge between Lamcot and our main sponsor Tusk Trust