Laikipia Permaculture Centre Trust

Laikipia Permaculture is a Community based Trust that was founded in 2014 as a partnership of four women groups from Laikipia North i.e. Naatum women group from Morupusi group ranch (Mukogodo west Ward),Twala women group -Ilpolei and Munishoi group ranches (Mukogodo West Ward),Nabulu Women Group in Makandura (Segera ward)and Osuguroi women group (Mukogodo East Ward) with a total of 311 individual membership.Read more

Laikipia Permaculture Centre

Laikipia Permaculture Centre limited company works with women across Laikipia County to utilize natural resources in Laikipia to provide a source of income for their households. Diminishing natural resources and climate change have led to the pastoral way of life non viable leading to conflict in the area where there are constants fights with the neighbouring communities over water and grazing land.Read more

Permaculture Courses

Our Products

The enterprise is a holistic center that manufactures organic products in addition to acting as a research, training, and demonstration site.

We produce Organic Cactus based products in the food sector as well as
Aloe secundiflora in the global cosmetics sector.Moistorizing lotion and creme which also acts as a sunscreen, made by Naatum women group. LPC sells this products on behalf of this ladies at our gift shop.

LPC Retreat Center

Come Enjoy our facility which is deal base for a holiday or overnight stay for individuals, families, cyclists, walkers and groups.

Camping at LPC

Our campsite is a peaceful open space surrounded by either our food forest, our green house or our kitchen garden. It makes an ideal base for a holiday or overnight stay for individuals, families, cyclists, walkers and groups.

Activities

You will be able to dirty your hands at our organic farm while learning permaculture by propagating trees, participating in cob building

Site & Facilities

Enjoy sumptuous organic meals at our restaurant. We have a variety of fresh vegetables for you to choose from on our Alarcate’ menu

Latest Blog

Read our stories and learn about Permaculture

Unsung Conservation Heroes

Not all superheroes wear capes… some wear khaki! And the aim of this gallery is to focus on some of those superheroes who are doing incredible work in the field of conservation but who don’t always get the recognition they deserve. Whether out in the field, caring for orphaned animals, educating communities, conducting important research […]

How Maasai women in Kenya are helping to make your cosmetics

It’s a day-long drive from Kenya’s capital Nairobi to Twala in Laikipia County. The last 50 miles is along a dusty road, and then you arrive at the farm of the Twala Cultural Manyatta. It’s oasis-like, and the moment you enter the gate, the fresh smell of greenery strikes a contrast with the aridity you leave behind. […]

Healthy profit for Kenyan women selling aloe to UK cosmetics firm

NANYUKI, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Women herders in Kenya’s semi-arid Laikipia County have broken with tradition to export the leaves of a desert plant to Europe, boosting their incomes. Three hundred women in El Poloi have switched from the age-old occupation of goat-keeping to the new and far more lucrative activity of farming aloe, […]

Our Partners

Below are some of our partners