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IUCN CEC Excellence Award in 2019


Nairobi Kenya

"Embracing innovations in environment education, training's and human centered approach in ecosystem restoration."

Established 2012

Mazingira Yetu Organization

A community based organization in Kenya registered with the Ministry of East Africa community, Labor and Social Justice.

Mazingira yetu organization runs three programs:
Environment education and communication, Environment related specialized training’s and Ecosystem restoration. 

Sam Dindi the Co-founder at UN Nairobi, reading the Mazingira Yetu Magazine

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Don’t be scared—Adapt to the changing times

This edition also highlights the activists and entrepreneurs in the frontlines who are literally walking the talk. The Q and A interview with Gerima Mustafa is inspirational. He walked 664 km from Kampala while raising awareness on shea nut trees.

Lucy Amkoa is empowering women at the Kenyan Coast. As a result, women are taking the lead in preserving and protecting mangrove forests. Dr. Betty Udongo, a senior research scientist, continues to be in the frontline, through her company, Nile Tropical Industries. Highlighted in this edition is the article-a collective alternative to charcoal in Kibra by Doka Ibrahim and the efforts by Kelvin through Saide community library to promote a reading culture while bringing culturally appropriate storybooks to young students.

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Fred, River Nairobi People’s Park Champ

Fredrick has not allowed his lack of post-secondary education hinder him from constantly learning and he has gone an extra mile to study Riparian ecosystem restoration training and leadership classes. He is currently leading a team of nearly 50 young people in Korogocho in the Nairobi
regeneration program. 

IUCN 2019 CEC Excellency Awards

Sam dindi the co-founder of Mzingira yetu organization was feted during the 2019  International Union for conservation of Nature (IUCN) Eastern and southern Africa 
Regional Conservation Forum held in Johannesburg under the theme ‘Securing A future For Nature in Africa’.