Grassroots Women Are Saving Kenya’s Last Tropical Rainforest

Nestled along the eastern edge of the Congo Basin forests, the Kakamega tropical rainforest is the last of its kind in Kenya. Yet, despite being home to species found nowhere else in the country, the Kakamega has been under attack for decades. WEA and our longtime partner, Kenyan women-led NGO, Women in Water and Natural Resource Conservation (WWANC) are conserving and planting native trees through a series of community conservation trainings this year.

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