WEA Women in Action
Kakamega County, Kenya
Affiliations & Roles
Treasurer, Bunyala Community Forest Association
Emily is a community environmental advocate. She is the treasurer of Bunyala Community Forest Association (BCFA), a group that works towards conserving the Kakamega forest. She has spearheaded the establishment of tree nurseries at both the household and community level. She trains grassroots women on climate friendly smart farming and tree planting. Her group members practice bee-keeping and agroforestry mostly on individual farms. Their group’s mission is to protect the Kakamega Bunyala Forest from deforestation.