Environmental Awareness Initiative Offers Lifeline to Communities and Forests in Kilifi County

The afternoon sun shines over Kaembeni Secondary School, in a village near the Coastline of the Indian Ocean in Kilifi County. As rays of light seep through branches of trees planted in rows, they cast sweeping shadows on the arid brown compound of the school and shelter learners from the intensity of the sun’s heat. The green canopies

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Roots of Change: Transforming Narok County's Landscape a Tree at a Time

When Stanley Kioko enrolled at Kotolian Mixed Day Secondary School in the Narok South Sub County of Narok County three years ago, he had no idea his path would lead him to a compelling story of profound change. Back then, the school looked like a desert. The landscape in shades of brown and beige, stretched as far as the

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Tree Planting Initiative by Learners in Kilifi offers Lifeline to threatened Coastal Forest

few Kilometers from the sandy beaches along the Kenyan North Coast, lies Arabuko Sokoke Forest Reserve, home to plants, birds and animals not found anywhere else and a haven for some of the endangered species globally. The forest which is the largest remaining fragment of the East African Coastal Forest is classified

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Inculcating the Spirit of Environmental Conservation among Children and Youth in Nkoilale, Narok County

Naomi Namelok is a Grade 8 pupil at Nkoilale Primary School in Narok West. At a tender age, Namelok understands the essence of environmental conservation. “What inspired me was our teacher who taught

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Kilifi County Community Goes Green with Solar Lanterns and Energy-Efficient Cookstoves to Promote Environmental Conservation

The Arabuko Sokoke forest offers itself. A UNESCO biosphere reserve and the largest coastal forest in East Africa, it is home to more than 600 varieties of trees, kaleidoscope of butterflies, birds

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Conserving the Environment, One School at a Time

Next to Enkare Narok River in Narok South, a tree nursery is thriving. Here, there are about 50,000 seedlings of trees such as cypress, blue gum

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20-year-old following in Wangari Maathai’s Footsteps

What would the average Kenyan do if they ‘failed’ their KCSE? Give up perhaps. I was tempted to do the same but I did not. My name is Elizabeth Wanjiru Wathuti.

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I Dream to be like Wangari Maathai

Unelker Bosibori, aged 21 and a third-year student of Environment Science at University of Nairobi, is one of the two winners of the 2016 edition of Wangari Maathai Scholarship Fund, run by the Green Belt Movement and KCDF, a testimony of her zeal to be part of the next frontier in environment conservation.

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Environment Enthusiast

Claire Nasike’s love for the environment can be traced back at the tender age of eight years in her flood prone village of Port Victoria in Budalangi.

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