People at the heart of conservation

Over the years, WWF-K has worked with local communities to deliver its conservation goals. These communities may however be impacted negatively by our conservation work. In a bid to ensure we create a lasting impact that addresses the current challenges in conservation, WWF alongside other conservation organizations have developed social policies to be implemented across... Continue Reading →


A Journey of Transformation

Kinondo Financial Services Association (KFSA) is a community owned and managed initiative that strives to provide a wide range of financial services to the poor local community in Kwale County. The facility was initiated in the year 2003, as part of the larger Kaya Kinondo Community Ecotourism Project with the support of WWF-Kenya. The FSA... Continue Reading →

Championing a Cause and Developing Skills

Widespread poverty and insufficient incentives to enable local community to view natural resource conservation as a priority pose a major challenge to conservation efforts. While commitment from one organization is not sufficient, WWF-Kenya is working with local communities in non-formal education, youth groups, youth entrepreneurs, youth network, and women groups to improve livelihoods and at... Continue Reading →

Living in harmony with elephants

InKilae village, nestling in the Transmara conservation area, a region prone to human elephant conflicts we meet Domic Nabaala, agro-pastoralist who candidly expresses his liking and frustration with the elephants. “Elephants are beautiful creatures, but unfriendly too when they feel threatened. Over the years this is exactly what humans have done, made elephants feel threatened,... Continue Reading →

Youth Taking Lead in Conservation

In the Olenguruone forest block of the Mau Forest, WWF-Kenya is working with Jubilee Youth Group to champion environmental conservation through modern beekeeping, organic farming, value addition and green entrepreneurship. The group has increased the tree cover by over 44,000 indigenous trees. Each member of the group has so far planted 300 trees in their... Continue Reading →


Environmental resources are important to Kenya’s socio-economic development. They support livelihood creation, ensure food security and support a safe and clean environment. Environmental ecosystems in Lamu County are under enormous threats mainly from increasing anthropogenic activities and proposed large scale development projects. While the populations are extracting and using resources at an accelerated and unsustainable... Continue Reading →


Cabinet Secretaries Raychelle Omamo (Defence), James Macharia (Transport and Infrastructure), Charles Keter (Energy and Petroleum), Willy Bett (Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries) and Dan Kazungu (Mining) On Wednesday the 1st of March 2017, WWF-Kenya celebrated a major milestone in influencing Kenya's development towards a path of sustainability. WWF’s Spatial Planning Unit (in both the Kenya and... Continue Reading →


The race to account for the movement and safety of the endangered black rhinos in Kenya whose national population currently stands at approximately 680 in Kenya’s wild is on. The latest stride being the revamping of the implantation of microchips onto the rhinos, a process that began in 2013 in the iconic Maasai Mara Game... Continue Reading →

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