Make connections with the women miners of Kenya, shop for gems, visit the mines, go on safari and learn about conservation and the preservations of the elephants in Kenya.
We invite you to join the AWEIK, The Association of Women in Energy and Extractives in Kenya and The Jewelry Nomad for amazing opportunities in Kenya.
Kenya Gem & Jewelry Fair - July 11-12, 2019
"The KGJF is the leading gems and jewellery event in Africa. The fair showcases some of the best gemstones, jewelry, and minerals that the continent has to offer. With exhibitors coming from all over Africa, you will be sure to find some of the most unique stones from Africa." AWEIK and The Responsible Jewelry Conference will have a two day conference on site and concurrent with the Gem Fair - KGJF Website
Kenyan Trip: July 9 - 19, 2019
Begin everyday with morning yoga, go on safari, visit the mines and women miners, stay at the Elephant Watch Camp and attend the Gem Fair. and Responsible Conference Nairobi. The whole trip is planned by experienced mine traveler, Jessica Hudson owner of The Jewelry Nomad travel group.
July 9: Travel to Kenya, arrive July 10th
July 11-12: Nairobi Gem Fair
July 13-15: Visit AWEIK Mines, meet miners, and enjoy a safari "game" drive in
July 15-18: Travel north to Samburu to visit Elephant Watch Camp, the experience of a lifetime! Encounter elephant families up close, introductions to save the elephants, researchers, and conservationists.
Morning of July 18: Depart Samburu, enjoy lunch and shopping at The Tin Roof and visit the Daphne Sheldrick Baby Elephant Orphanage, fly out of Nairobi at night!