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The Wangari Maathai Scholarship Fund Launched in Nairobi, Kenya

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Partners in the fund include The Green Belt Movement, The Rockefeller Foundation and the Kenya Community Development Foundation.

·         The fund will help nurture new ideas and initiatives, and encourage young people to lead the environmental conservation efforts in Kenya.

 

22nd October, Nairobi: The Green Belt Movement, The Rockefeller Foundation, and the Kenya Community Development Foundation today announced the launch of The Wangari Maathai Scholarship FundThe fund seeks to encourage and promote a youth-led sustainable development agenda that is grounded in values by encouraging creativity, activism and dedication to environmental issues.

 

Prof. Wangari Maathai strongly believed in nurturing new ideas and initiatives to make a difference for Africa and she dedicated her life to promoting environmental, social and democratic values to ensure equitable development in Kenya. Women form an integral support network for the work that the Green Belt Movement does to empower communities…

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