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Gichuchu Okeno

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I am can answer questions about Kenya, Tourism, safari booking, Civil marriage and divorce in Kenya, starting business in Kenya, children adoption, immigrating to Kenya, Visa, retirement in Kenya, safari pricing, hotel rates.I also answer questions about different Kenyan culture, resident permits.

Experience in the area

I am a tour operator Brayogo Safaris Company Limited - based in Tsavo - Voi,Kenya for the last 8 years. I do gemstone collection as a hobby,especially gemstones that are mined in Tsavo Kenya Buying gemstone in Kenya and Tanzania,question on buying Tsavorites and other gemstones,

Organizations

www.brayogosafaris.com

Publications

discovery of change color garnets in Kenya, http://www.roskingemnews.com/Master_Page/KenyaColor.aspx

Education/Credentials

Molo Township College

What do you like about this subject?

I love the wildlife and the nature. The peace and silence you experience in the wild parks cannot be explained in words. About gemstones I myself I come from tribe that has one clan where almost everyone is an artist, so I love artwork.I use these stones to design unique necklaces which I do I donate to support needy bright students.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

One day to own a camp for family tours who come to stay for weeks, giving us time to develop real friendship with all our clients and second I hope and pray my stone hobby will enable me to educate 50 students at once. This will be lifetime dream.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

If you love to watch wildlife. Book a lodge that has a good water hole and book for a week or so. Use the vehicle to drive within the park on the first day and the last day. The other days. just stay at the lodge and watch the wildlife come to waterhole. Each lodge has naturalist who can answer any question on wildlife. You will not need to hire guide, vehicle.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

About gemstones found in Tsavo some of them are sold as color shifting garnet / color change garnet but some of these stones are Alexandrite. http://www.brayogosafaris.com/bske0021.html

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Recent Answers from Gichuchu Okeno

2016-03-10 name change:

HI   You will need fill papers and use State council to help you with process. But the easiest way to change names applies when people change names to Muslims. Thank comes automatic. You will also need

2016-02-02 civil union:

okay Salim , I think you should go ahead and apply for normal certificate for no impediment without raising alarm. Kenyans officials cannot tell all Germany names if they belong to a woman or a man.  just

2016-01-17 Divorce:

I believe we have one office in charge of marriage certificates throughout the country and the question of where you live does not matter where you got married as long as it took place in Kenyan marriage

2015-09-25 Renewal of UK VIsa:

Hi Jackline,    Because of my location, am technically best on answering questions about Kenya. You may have to find more valuable information from The High British Commissioner in Nairobi.    Sorry for

2015-09-22 Married to Kenyan, Want to Work in Kenya:

Dear Deverra,    Thank you for your email and am glad that you mentioned about supporting education because that is what I do but unlike others organizations we  hardly accept fro donations what we have

 

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