WEA Women in Action

Ada Waswa

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Region

Kakamega County, Kenya

Affiliations & Roles

Member, Bunyala Community Forest Association

Ada is a community environmental conservation trainer and a member of Bunyala Community Forest Association (BCFA). She trains women and the community at large on how to establish tree nurseries. She is knowledgeable in indigenous tree species. Because of her knowledge, the group has established tree nurseries, practices bee-keeping and agroforestry, mostly on their individual farms. They also work together to protect the Bunyala Forest from deforestation. 

Mildred Omari & Ada Waswa

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