WWF-Kenya has launched Keep Kenya Breathing

WWF-Kenya has launch of a national environmental campaign, dubbed KEEP KENYA BREATHING that aims to raise awareness and mobilize Kenyans to take action for conservation. The announcement was made during the launch ceremony at Sankara Hotel and was attended by the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forestry; Mr. Charles Sunkuli, WWF-Kenya Chairman Mr. Isaac Awuondo and WWF-Kenya CEO... Continue Reading →

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Marco’s Visit

WWF is keen on setting up an ambitious impact investment partnership with the county Government of Narok, the host of the iconic Maasai Mara. The partnership is meant to improve the livelihoods of communities living around the Maasai Mara, while at the same time contribute to WWF’s objective of ensuring wildlife numbers are stable or... Continue Reading →

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 →

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