“Turkana Tools: The Dawn of Technology” comes home.

In December 2021, the West Turkana Archaeological Project (WTAP) in partnership with the Turkana Basin Institute, the National Museums of Kenya, and with support from the French government opened an exhibition in Nairobi to showcase the earliest stone tools in the world, found in Lomekwi, Turkana County in 2013.  In June 2022 the exhibition moved [...]

By |2022-07-15T14:21:43+03:00July 11th, 2022|Featured, Projects, Research|Comments Off on “Turkana Tools: The Dawn of Technology” comes home.

Turkana Basin Institute Collaborates to Recognize All Nurses of Turkana County

TBI has been honored to host Dr. Deborah Lindell of Case Western Reserve University for the last 8 months during her Fulbright Fellowship in Turkana. Dr. Lindell has been working on developing a Nursing BSN program at the Turkana University College (TUC), as well as teaching TUC students, conducting research into nursing in Turkana county [...]

By |2022-07-12T11:52:38+03:00April 22nd, 2022|Events, Featured, General, Sticky|Comments Off on Turkana Basin Institute Collaborates to Recognize All Nurses of Turkana County

TBI’s Participation At The Tobong’u Lore Festival 2021

Martin Kirinya and Emmanuel Aipa showcase fossils in the TBI booth at the Tobong'u Lore Festival 2021 The Tobong’u Lore cultural festival is an annual event hosted by the Turkana County Government in order to promote peace, indigenous culture and tourism within the region. This brings together local and international groups lending [...]

By |2022-07-12T11:53:20+03:00December 22nd, 2021|Featured, General, Local Community Outreach|Comments Off on TBI’s Participation At The Tobong’u Lore Festival 2021

The Kaikol Borehole’s Progress After Rotary Cupertino’s Visit To Napudet

TBI Community Development Manager, Joanne Velo (L) With Local ECD assistant Esther (C) and Rotary Muthaiga's Lead Projects Manager,  Kanyana Muriuki At The Kaikol Event Rotary Cupertino visited Napudet in Turkana County on invitation by Prof. Isaiah Nengo. Kaikol is a remote village in Turkana Central, 45 km south-east of Lodwar Town. It [...]

By |2022-07-12T11:53:59+03:00December 7th, 2021|Featured, Local Community Outreach|Comments Off on The Kaikol Borehole’s Progress After Rotary Cupertino’s Visit To Napudet
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