Kenya

RSF resident to walk 40 miles in Kenya for elephant fundraiser

RSF resident to walk 40 miles in Kenya for elephant fundraiser

Rancho Santa Fe resident Julie Wright, 50, is one of a team of five Southern California residents raising money to help save African elephants through a 40-mile fundraising walk in Kenya Dec. 7-11, according to a news release. Each participant is seeking to raise $10,000 individually for an international nonprofit called Space for Giants that works in eight African countries where 80 percent of the continent’s remaining 415,000 elephants live.

Wright and her fellow walkers, including San Diegan Carol Penner, will set out from Ol Pejeta Conservancy about three hours northwest of Nairobi on a four-day trek to Loisaba Conservancy. Along the way, they’ll meet and speak with naturalists,...

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