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Front view of Mwamba Conservation Centre.

Mwamba Conservation Centre is more than just an ordinary guesthouse.  It is a place where people from all walks of life are brought together by a common love and appreciation of God’s creation.  Whether they are birders exploring the rich diversity of Arabuko Sokoke Forest, or holiday makers enjoying the pristine sandy beaches of Watamu National Marine Park, they are drawn by Mwamba’s convenient location and economical rates.  It is our hope however that they will find something deeper here at Mwamba.  For many of our repeat guests and volunteers it is the warm hospitality, relationships, and rich community life that has drawn them back to Mwamba.



Dave and Hannah

“This was true for Hannah and l.  As newlywed, A Rocha Kenya (ARK) volunteers from Canada in 2011, we experienced Mwamba’s hospitality and rich community life first hand.  Through shared lodgings, work, meals, beach clean-ups and adventures we built many relationships which have lasted to this day. When we returned to Canada we were inspired to continue living this way, so in 2013 we purchased a house to share with international students and others looking for community.  In September of 2018 we followed God’s calling to come back to ARK to volunteer our services as interim Centre Managers.  This has been a truly rewarding and humbling experience as we seek to extend the same hospitality and kindness that we were shown as young volunteers in 2011 ,”says Dave.


Are you looking for a place to relax and experience community life at Mwamba Conservation Centre?  Whether you come as a friend of ARK, a friend of a friend,a guest,  a volunteer or an intern,  we welcome you to experience not only our beautiful birds, wildlife, and beaches, but also the richness of community life with us.  Karibu sana!

David and Hannah Guenther

Mwamba Conservation Centre

Interim Centre Managers






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  • Lona Munck

    says on:
    December 13, 2018 at 8:14 pm

    Thanks for sharing! Personal and touching, Dave’s story informs us about being responsive to what can happen as he and Hannah choose to follow God-given opportunities. Their activities to maintain and restore natural environments, make long-lasting friendships, and be true to their calling make such a difference! May all their hopes and dreams come true as they seek to follow God day by day in faith and love.