Richard Branson creates path for elephants

Sir Richard is helping build the elephant underpass, but there are doubts if the jumbos will use the tunne
Sir Richard is helping build the elephant underpass, but there are doubts if the jumbos will use the tunne

2009-10-08 - Nairobi, Kenya , MUCHIRI KARANJA

Sir Richard Branson is giving a virgin gift for Kenyan jumbos — an Sh18 million underpass on the busy Meru-Nanyuki highway. Virgin Atlantic, his company, donated the money to put up the underpass through the Bill Woodley Mount Kenya Trust. Once complete, the six metre long underpass will be the first of its kind in East Africa, and the second in Africa. The South Africans have one, but it is much smaller than the one we are putting up, said The Bill Woodley Mount Kenya Trust CEO, Susie Weeks.

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