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 →

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