Narok Pupils Lead Bid to Turn Tide on Climate Change
A walk around Narok West tells a story of a region that has been hard hit by the effects of climate change. Locals here talk about soil erosion, deforestation, cumulative less rainfall, scarcity of grass for both livestock and wildlife, degraded lands, and severe droughts. But at Nkoilale Primary School, you find another side of the story.
Entrepreneurs Get A New Lease Of Life Amid Covid Woes
“My short-term goal is to retail cooking gas and introduce agency banking and M-Pesa services into my shop. But in the long-run, I would want to run a big enterprise and create jobs for my fellow youth.” These are the words of Mirriam Njeri Kariuki. Ms Kariuki owns Karis Daughter Shop in Ole Kasasi sub-County, Kajiado County.
Community Tree Planting to Restore Magarini, Malindi Back to Life
"If there is no alternative, there will be a big socio-economic problem in the future as without food and no source of income, even a good number of the children will not be attending school. In the meantime, we are encouraging tree planting. Tree planting will solve a multitude of problems in this community." - Mr Ferdinard Kahindi, a former Councilor and a resident of Ngarashe village in Magarini, Kilifi County.
Communities Restoring the Ecosystem
Watamu is known globally as a hotspot for conservation. It is here that A Rocha Kenya, a Christian organisation that deals with environmental care, community conservation and marine research has established itself. Using the church as a gateway to the community, A Rocha Kenya provides a classical way of working with communities to do conservation work.
Beacon of Hope for Vulnerable Ruaraka Teen Mums
Petronala Wariah, the founder of Nala Trendy Hair and Beauty College, Ruaraka, offers hair and beauty lessons to teenage mothers. She trains at least 25 girls annually. Most of the girls are from challenged backgrounds where families are disintegrated or they are just too needy to complete their education
When Girls Come Together, Big Things Happen
Ms Lynda Kanguhe is one of the few women mechanical engineers in Kenya having specialised in plumping and automotive works. She is a student at the University of Nairobi pursuing Masters in Nuclear Science thanks to being a beneficiary of the Global Give Back Circle.
Lionesses Graduate from Isuzu East Africa (EA) Life Skills Program
Kenya Lionesses squad members graduated on Wednesday 2 December 2020 from the first phase of a two-year life skills training program supported by Isuzu East Africa’s CSR Program